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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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In Honor Of National Pancake Day…

I may be a little late on the uptake, but Friday, September 26 was National Pancake Day!  And since we definitely love pancakes at the Maine Stay Inn, it only seems appropriate to share one of our favorite recipes. Maine Stay Inn Gingerbread Pancakes 1 1/3 cups flour (probably more like 1 2/3 Cups) 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground cloves Dash of salt 1 egg 1 ¼ cups milk ¼ cup molasses… Read More

It’s Definitely Fall Foliage on the Maine Coast!

Today was one spectacular day, with unseasonably warm temps, cloudless skies, and perfect viewing of the fall foliage along the Maine Coast.  Some areas of the globe refer to New England’s fall foliage season as “Indian Summer,” and that was absolutely appropriate this weekend with thermometers rising in Kennebunkport Maine into the 80s and an amazing display of colors! It’s hard to believe, though, but Yankee Magazine’s Foliage Map only lists our area as turning – which is great for everyone (myself included) that… Read More

Punkinfiddle is Coming to National Estuaries Day!

Each year, visitors and locals alike look forward to a great fall event called Punkinfiddle, which is held at Laudholm Farm on National Estuaries Day.  And it is finally here!  Well, almost.  On Saturday, September 27, you’ll find fun for all ages at the Wells Reserve, just over the Wells border from Kennebunkport Maine.  While the little ones will enjoy face painting, pony rides, crafts, and story times, adults of all ages will enjoy food and incredible music, including  both traditional and contemporary… Read More