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A Waterfront Picnic on the Maine Coast

One of my favorite things to do on a summer afternoon on the Maine Coast is to pull together an impromptu picnic. And with soft shell lobster season in full swing, there’s nothing better than a fresh lobster lunch on the water! Sometimes, though, the idea of  putting on real clothes and being waited on just isn’t quite right, and fortunately Kennebunkport Maine has just the right spots for a no-fuss picnic! Let’s be honest – no one wants to worry about cooking… Read More

5 Perfect Lobster Dinners in Kennebunkport Maine

Summertime in Maine to me means ice cream, blueberry pie, and, of course, lobster dinner, and Kennebunkport is no exception! The plethora of excellent restaurants in town means that you’ll enjoy lots of delicious meals, and I can’t think of a single spot where you can’t get some kind of lobster at dinnertime. But that perfect lobster dinner you’re dreaming of this summer doesn’t come just anywhere! So here are 5 restaurants where you can get a perfect lobster dinner this summer: About… Read More

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Kennebunkport

It’s National Ice Cream Day, and fortunately Kennebunkport has lots of great options for enjoying a frozen treat to celebrate! With all of the great spots to pick up a cone or dish of your favorite flavors, it’s like every day is National Ice Cream Day in town. And whether you like soft serve, hard packed, small batch or large, the Kennebunkport area has just what you’re craving on a warm summer night. Recently rated the best ice cream shop in Maine and one… Read More

5 Great Bike Routes in Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport is one of New England’s most scenic and charming seaside villages. There are countless opportunities to enjoy beautiful views throughout the area, but one of the best ways to see the town is by bicycle. And with Coastal Maine Kayak and Bike just a short walk from the Maine Stay Inn, that means you can enjoy high-quality bicycle rentals in (almost) a snap of your finger! But if you’ve brought your bike from home, our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast has plenty of space… Read More

A Relaxing Romantic Getaway This Summer on the Maine Coast

One of the best things about Kennebunkport is that it is a truly unique village sitting right on the Maine Coast, and its charming, intimate atmosphere is what makes it perfect for a romantic getaway. Unlike most vacation destinations, it doesn’t have any chain hotels, fast food restaurants, or even a stoplight! In a way, it’s like stepping back in time, but you don’t lose the modern amenities you expect from travel today. While there might not be any chain Kennebunkport hotels,… Read More

The Best Beaches to Visit on the Maine Coast

After watching incredible July 4th fireworks tonight at Gooch’s Beach in Kennebunkport, I got thinking about how lucky visitors to Kennebunkport are — they’re just steps from the best beaches to visit on the Maine Coast! Now when someone asks which is the best, I have the hardest time answering, because each beach (just like every room and suite at our bed and breakfast) is totally different! All great, but definitely different perks to each one. So here’s my attempt at explaining them and… Read More

Upcoming July Events in Kennebunkport Maine

July 4th is just around the corner, and there are lots of exciting events happening in Kennebunkport and the neighboring communities over the next week. With a gorgeous forecast predicted, there’s nothing to keep folks from enjoying all that the Southern Maine Coast has to offer. So here are some of our favorite things to do in the coming days! Tomorrow, June 30th is Craft Night at River Tree Arts, and that means that for just $25 (or two for $45) you can… Read More

Take a Sail in Kennebunkport

The last week has been picture perfect here on the Maine Coast, and on these incredible evenings, there is almost no better way to watch the sunset than from one of Kennebunkport’s sailboat cruises. In fact, I came to this realization while watching a gorgeous three-masted sailboat cruise into the harbor while I watched from Colony Beach. And while the sunset from the beach is pretty amazing, there is nothing better than watching it with the salt air in your hair and… Read More

3 Best Spots for Viewing July 4th Fireworks in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that Independence Day is just around the corner. (Although the gorgeous summer weather says it really is!). And that means it’s time to start thinking about those Fourth of July festivities. And no 4th would be complete without fireworks, and Kennebunkport, Maine is known for having some of the best displays in the entire state! Not many small towns are lucky enough to host truly outstanding fireworks, but Kennebunk and Kennebunkport team up to produce a spectacular show. And everyone in… Read More

Summer Starts at Our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast!

Monday marked the official start of summertime across the Northern Hemisphere and it certainly felt like it at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast! With perfect blue skies and temperatures in the upper 70s, the summer solstice was perfection! Now that it really is summertime (and it actually feels like summer too!), it is the perfect time to visit Kennebunkport. When most people think of the Maine Coast, they envision craggy rocks and smooth pebble shores–and Kennebunkport has plenty of vistas for visitors looking to… Read More

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