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Breakfast at a Maine Bed and Breakfast

One of the things that people ask often about our Maine bed and breakfast is “What is for breakfast?” And that is something really tough to answer, because breakfast at the Maine Stay Inn varies from day to day. No matter what is on the menu, you can be sure that we will serve  up hearty and nutritious morning meals with enough variety for all palates. The morning menu changes every day, but for the most part we alternate between sweet and savory entrees. But… Read More

Ports Of Italy Restaurant Comes to Kennebunkport

The Kennebunkport/Kennebunk border saw a monumental change to the landscape during the first months of 2015, culminating in the arrival of Ports of Italy Restaurant. The long-standing Bartley’s Restaurant closed its doors and was demolished – and in its wake a large clapboard building rose up just before the bridge to Kennebunkport Maine. It looked out of place during initial construction, but once complete, Ports of Italy fits the bill as a Maine cottage style building, and its large front windows allow… Read More

A Sunset Picnic on the Maine Coast

The Maine Coast is especially beautiful, and the beaches of Kennebunkport are no exception, so one of the best ways to enjoy them this summer is to pack a delicious meal for a sunset picnic on the beach! For that very reason, I often recommend it as an evening activity to folks visiting the area. But many come up with this idea on their own and request location suggestions or places to pick up tasty treats. Although there are lots of great… Read More

Top 7 Best Beaches on the Maine Coast

Each morning over coffee, at least one guest at our Maine coast bed and breakfast asks which are the best beaches in the area, so here are my Top 7 list of best beaches on the Maine Coast. Honestly, there are lots, and they are all lovely! Fortunately, each takes the cake as the “best” for something unique. Colony Beach: Less than a half mile from the inn, this beach destination is walkable and ideal for that car-free vacation. Or those who just want… Read More

Visiting Lighthouses from A Maine Bed and Breakfast

The lighthouses that dot the Maine coastline are iconic and a perfect summertime activity, but best of all, there are lots to explore just a stone’s throw from our Maine bed and breakfast. You’ll find lighthouses from Kittery to Portland and beyond, in all shapes and sizes. Perfect for a photo-op, your Instagram posts will gets lots of likes, and with scenes as stunning as these, you’ll surely be using #nofilter! While Kittery Point is home to Maine’s southern most lighthouse, you’ll… Read More

Top 10 Things To Do in Maine This Summer

Crafting a list of the top 10 things to do in Maine this summer is a real challenge, because there are so many amazing activities to enjoy in the largest state in New England! Whether you are a beach go-er, a fan of retail therapy, or an outdoor enthusiast, there are countless activities to keep you busy all summer long. 10. Take a lighthouse tour! Whether you opt for a formal guided tour or a self guided one, the 65 historic lighthouses… Read More

Fourth of July at a Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast!

The Fourth of July is a big deal all across the nation, and our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast is no exception! Almost all of the staff cam decked out in their patriotic finest with red, white, and blue from head to toe. Breakfast got off to a fun and colorful start with our raspberry mint started, topped just for Independence Day with blueberries and whipped cream!   While the skies started a little on the grey side, the clouds cleared and brought… Read More

Fireworks on the Fourth of July!

July Fourth is upon us, and that means that we will get to enjoy fireworks commemorating Independence Day in Kennebunkport Maine! All of us in town (locals and visitors alike) are lucky enough to enjoy a truly spectacular fireworks display – not too many small towns have such an involved performance! And with nearly limitless spots for viewing the show, there’s no reason to miss a second of it! In my opinion, the best way to enjoy the fireworks on the fourth of July is… Read More

Happy Father’s Day From Kennebunkport Maine!

Father’s Day weekend brought lots of warm temperatures to Kennebunkport Maine, and just like every year, we were excited to host some incredible dads this weekend.  The weekend started off with truly incredible weather, so many spent the last official days of spring enjoying the outdoors! Hopefully they packed their sunscreen, because even while strolling through Dock Square the sunshine was pretty strong! But whether folks opted for strolls on the beach, paddling on the Kennebunk River, or pedaling bikes along the… Read More

Enjoying A Classic Lobster Dinner in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport is one of those coastal Maine spots where you can find delicious lobster almost anywhere, but there are very few spots I believe serve the perfect classic lobster dinner. Honestly, though, this is Maine. The lobster is going to be good and fresh just about anywhere. Now, I am a lifelong lobster connoisseur (seriously, just ask my mother), so I will be the first to admit that there is an immense difference between a decent lobster and a knock your socks off, crave-inducing, must drive hundreds… Read More

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