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

10 Best Things About Fall Foliage on the Maine Coast

The weather is starting to grow cooler, and the tips of the trees are being painted with bright colors, which means that the fall foliage season is just around the corner here on the Maine Coast. And with the change is temperatures comes the characteristic hues of the season, which are too stunning to miss! Here in Kennebunkport Maine there are lots of ways to enjoy, but these are what I consider the top 10 best things about fall foliage in Maine: 10.… Read More

Christmas Prelude 2015 is Coming to Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude was voted one of the Best Christmas Festivals in the World a few years ago, and has remained on countless lists of incredible holiday festivals. And after a planning meeting this evening, I was reminded that even though autumn has just begun, the holiday season is sure to sneak up on all of us. Just a few years ago, over nine thousand people gathered in Dock Square, just steps from our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast, to watch the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas… Read More

Fall Day Trips for New England Foliage Season

Labor Day is behind us and autumn is really on its way to New England, and Kennebunkport is no exception! Despite temperatures reaching the high 80s this week, tonight is beginning to get that characteristic crispness in the air, which just hints at the fall season that is approaching. And with fall foliage season comes the season for scenic drives and stunning day trips from Kennebunkport Maine throughout the back roads of Northern New England. While there is plenty to do and… Read More

Maine Coast Activities for Fall Foliage Season

While temps reached into the high 80s today and the beaches were calling, fall foliage is on its way to the Maine Coast. In fact, the towering Maple in front of the Maine Stay Inn is already boasting hints of orange and yellow! That means it is time to plan your fall foliage tour. Many innkeepers in New England refer fondly to “the loop” – a leaf peeping tour of New England, including your favorite destinations for the fall season. Many head north… Read More

September Savings at Our Maine Bed and Breakfast

September is the forgotten month of summer on the Maine coast, our Maine bed and breakfast likes to celebrate with some incredible savings! With temperatures in the low 80s today and expected through the coming weekend, it is definitely perfect beach weather – and the perfect start to month that is known for its beauty. And since we want to start off the month right, we are unveiling a fantastic special to enjoy at the Maine Stay. Stay three nights for the… Read More

Labor Day Weekend in Kennebunkport Maine

Summer has flown by and, crazy as it might seem, Labor Day Weekend is upon us, but it certainly is and Kennebunkport is gearing up for a great weekend. Holiday weekends are always filled with fun activities and ample opportunities to unwind and relax, and this one is no exception. Plus, with great back to school sales at the shops in Dock Square, you’ll surely get in some retail therapy that is great on the wallet! And since the stores in the area are… Read More

Fall Foliage is Coming to the Maine Coast!

We may not be seeing any signs of the changing of the leaves just yet, but fall foliage season is surely on its way to the Maine Coast! And while some may think that Vermont is the place to enjoy the colors, there is nothing better than seeing the trees come alive while drinking in views of the ocean and some fresh salt air. So that means it is time to plan your  foliage tour! But to take advantage of the various… Read More

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