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Ideally located on a quiet residential street in the Historic District, our expansive property, peaceful gardens, and proximity to Kennebunkport’s Dock Square set our inn apart from other bed and breakfasts in the area. The main house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the surrounding 11 cottage suites have been beautifully restored to offer premier luxury accommodations with a charming, comfortable ambiance.

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A Waterfront Picnic on the Maine Coast

One of my favorite things to do on a summer afternoon on the Maine Coast is to pull together an impromptu picnic. And with soft shell lobster season in full swing, there’s nothing better than a fresh lobster lunch on the water! Sometimes, though, the idea of  putting on real clothes and being waited on just isn’t quite right, and fortunately Kennebunkport Maine has just the right spots for a no-fuss picnic! Let’s be honest – no one wants to worry about cooking… Read More

5 Perfect Lobster Dinners in Kennebunkport Maine

Summertime in Maine to me means ice cream, blueberry pie, and, of course, lobster dinner, and Kennebunkport is no exception! The plethora of excellent restaurants in town means that you’ll enjoy lots of delicious meals, and I can’t think of a single spot where you can’t get some kind of lobster at dinnertime. But that perfect lobster dinner you’re dreaming of this summer doesn’t come just anywhere! So here are 5 restaurants where you can get a perfect lobster dinner this summer: About… Read More

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Kennebunkport

It’s National Ice Cream Day, and fortunately Kennebunkport has lots of great options for enjoying a frozen treat to celebrate! With all of the great spots to pick up a cone or dish of your favorite flavors, it’s like every day is National Ice Cream Day in town. And whether you like soft serve, hard packed, small batch or large, the Kennebunkport area has just what you’re craving on a warm summer night. Recently rated the best ice cream shop in Maine and one… Read More