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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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5 Things to Expect at a Maine Bed and Breakfast

B&Bs have been a part of my traveling experience for as long as I can remember, but there are plenty of people who have never experienced a Maine bed and breakfast before. While all inns are different and lack the homogeneity that hotels have (that’s a good thing in my book!), there are a lot of perks that are fairly universal. So here are 5 things you can expect at the Maine Stay and probably at most bed and breakfasts: Gourmet breakfast.… Read More

Thanksgiving Dining in Kennebunkport Maine

One of the most important parts of any Thanksgiving celebration is dinner and fortunately when spending the holiday in Kennebunkport Maine there are lots of excellent places to give thanks over a great meal. And while Thanksgiving dinner is a particularly special time, one of my favorite things about the holiday is getting to watch Kennebunkport prepare itself for Christmas Prelude and the holiday season. As you may know, Thanksgiving marks my very first introduction to this amazing community on the Maine Coast. Never having visited before, my parents chose this… Read More

Fall Hiking Along the Southern Maine Coast

While the fall foliage season has passed, the weather is still ideal for enjoying a hike along the Southern Maine Coast. The colors may have faded, but the bare branches are absolutely stunning against bright blue skies! Plus, with no leaves to block the sun’s rays, you’re sure to feel nice and warm despite cooler temperatures. One of the most popular walks in the Kennebunkport area is unquestionably the Parsons Way walk – a paved path that stretches along Ocean Avenue all… Read More