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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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Columbus Day Weekend on the Maine Coast

While Columbus Day Weekend is usually near the peak of fall foliage season here on the Southern Maine Coast, this season’s colors are about two and a half weeks behind schedule, but there is plenty of beautiful fall foliage to be seen (along with the green)! And because of unseasonably warm weather during the first weeks of autumn, folks are really enjoying the season now that it has arrived. So this weekend there are lots of incredible events to enjoy during the… Read More

A Day Trip to Ogunquit Maine

The coastal Maine town of Ogunquit lies about 13 miles to the south of Kennebunkport, and is an excellent spot for a delightful day trip. You’ll find shopping venues, excellent restaurants, and stretches of breath-taking coastline primed for exploring. Despite its nearby location, Ogunquit has a very different vibe and unique attractions that make it ideal for a day trip.           A view from the Marginal Way After enjoying gourmet breakfast at the Maine Stay Inn, head down Route 1,… Read More

Celebrating National Pizza Month in Kennebunkport

Even though the leaves are just beginning to turn, it is already almost October, and that means National Pizza Month! And while you may associate the month of October with pumpkins, candy corn, and fun-size candy bars, pizza is the food of the month (although our waistlines might prefer if it were National Broccoli Month instead). Fortunately, Kennebunkport has lots to offer in the way of pizza! When visiting the Maine Coast, lobster and blueberry pie usually comes to mind, but more visitors than… Read More