Kittery – Our gateway town, the oldest incorporated town in Maine, guards the mouth of the Piscataqua River and is the halfway mark on Interstate 95 between Boston MA and Portland ME. As you take a scenic drive along Route 103 to Kittery Point, you will pass the gates of of the 200 year old Portsmouth Naval Shipyard; the historic Lady Pepperrell House; Fort McClary, built in 1690, now a state park; and Fort Fosterlocated at the end of Pocahontas Road, was once a fortress manned during World War II, is now a public recreation and beach facility. Along with the beautiful homes and gardens, there are remnants of the fishing, shipbuilding, and other marine-related industries that were once the center of Kittery’s economy.
Today downtown Kittery, sometimes known as Kittery Foreside, has become a gathering place for artists, specialty shops, and fine dining.
The Kittery Outlets, located along the Route 1 corridor, provide a variety of shopping experiences.