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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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LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival Returns to Kennebunkport

“LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” returns to the Maine Coast villages of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel to celebrate the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events from June 15 to 18, 2017. This kick-off to summer brings incredible events to the area and celebrates this stunning seashore! Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has been a strong one, that has influenced local culture and cuisine (mmmm!). Last year’s visitors loved the classic lobster bake, and the Clam Jam and Cook-Off brought lots… Read More

Enjoy Luck of the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day on the Maine Coast

I might still have trouble remembering to write “2017”, but St. Patrick’s Day is upon us and there’s not better place on the Maine Coast to enjoy a little Irish luck than in Kennebunkport! And celebrating St. Paddy’s Day in New England doesn’t have to mean hitting the parade route in South Boston or just cooking up corned beef and cabbage at home – there are plenty of fantastic Irish pubs just waiting for a celebration! A few years ago, a fantastic… Read More

Top 5 Things To Do During The Summer on the Maine Coast

The last week or so has featured some surprisingly spring-like days, which got me thinking about how summer is not far away… which then got me thinking about the top 5 best things about summer on the Maine Coast! Even though it is just February, the smell of salty is in the air (and not the kind you use to melt ice!), and the melting snow really says “Spring is coming!” But the truth is that spring and summer are just around… Read More