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Giannelli Photographers are Coming to Our Maine Bed and Breakfast!

With lovely spring weather in the forecast for this weekend and the coming week here in Kennebunkport, Maine, one might expect that we would be spending lots of time in the gardens. However, next week marks a clear indicator that spring really has arrived at our Maine bed and breakfast – the arrival of Christian Giannelli, specialist in Inn Photography. We always look forward to Christian’s visits, because over the past few years he has become a great friend. Plus, his visits mean that we’ve finished our… Read More

5 Lighthouses to Visit in Southern Maine

When visiting the Maine Coast, one of the most requested stops on any sightseeing tour is a lighthouse. Fortunately, Maine has a plethora of stunning lighthouses, and plenty are just a short drive away from our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast. And while you could certainly stop at more than five in a given day, there are 5 that deserve special mention. Whaleback Light – Situated at the mouth of the Piscataqua River, which divides Maine from New Hampshire. And because of its… Read More

April Vacation Week on the Maine Coast

While this winter was on the mild side here in New England, it has certainly dragged on, but it is finally feeling like spring along the Maine Coast! With Patriots’ Day this coming Monday, many communities in the northeast are gearing up for April vacation week. And there’s no better spot to enjoy a getaway than in Kennebunkport Maine, as there are lots of suns and warmer temperatures in the upcoming forecast. It is definitely springtime on the Maine coast, so it definitely isn’t… Read More

Spring Restaurant Openings in Kennebunkport Maine!

Spring has arrived in Kennebunkport Maine, and with it comes the re-opening of the restaurants that operate seasonally. While most are open year round, there are a few that don’t have adequate heating systems to support patrons during the colder months, so their springtime openings really mean that spring is here and summer is well on its way! Over the past few weeks, some favorites have opened their doors, and others are coming very soon! A tried and true favorite, Mabel’s Lobster… Read More

Early Summer Special Returns to Maine Bed and Breakfast!

Today, I went for a stroll around the grounds Maine Bed and Breakfast, taking note of the gardens springing to life all over the property, and I got thinking about all of the amazing activities coming up here in Kennebunkport. But most of all, I started thinking about how beautiful the gardens will be at the start of our early summer special! Come mid-May (and all the way through June), Kennebunkport hotels and bed and breakfasts will enter their summer pricing scheme, while we will… Read More

LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival Comes to Kennebunkport

This year the towns of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel is kicking off summer 2016 with an incredible new festival! “LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” will embody the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events from June 17 to 19, 2016. Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has been a strong one, that has influenced local culture and cuisine (mmmm!). A classic lobster bake awaits visitors to the area, but it’s the Clam Jam and Cook-Off that have me really excited! On… Read More

A Spring Vacation to the Maine Coast

Since the last traces of winter’s snowfall have melted and the flowers are beginning to poke their heads through the soil along the Maine Coast, it is really starting to feel like spring! So instead of risking Zika and heading to the tropics, you can get your fill of crashing waves and stunning waters right here in Kennebunkport, Maine! You might not be quite brave enough to lounge in the sand (I sure am not!), but there is plenty to enjoy with a spring getaway to… Read More

Celebrating Pi Day with Blueberry Pie in Kennebunkport

Yesterday marks a favorite date for mathematicians all over the world, but it also means an early spring excuse to enjoy lots of pie – particularly blueberry! And Kennebunkport is a fantastic location to enjoy slices of the best blueberry pie around! Here’s a rundown of some personal faves for indulging in some of the fruity delight that makes Maine famous: They might not be open quite in time for March’s famous Pi Day, but no list of the best places for blueberry… Read More

Take a Leap and Try a Maine Bed and Breakfast!

It’s February 29 and that means it’s Leap Day–and that means that it’s the perfect time to try something you’ve never tried before. For many people, that means choosing a bed and breakfast for their getaway to the Maine Coast. It’s not uncommon for us to hear that folks are enjoying their first bed and breakfast experience at the Maine Stay Inn, and in many ways the Maine Stay offers options that the first timers enjoy. On the outside, the Maine Stay looks like… Read More

2016 Maine Restaurant Week is Coming!

The Maine culinary scene has blossomed over the last decade, and  Maine Restaurant Week is an incredible opportunity to explore some of the amazing eateries in the state. Not only is it a way to try new dishes at your favorite spots, but it is a fantastic way to test out those spots you’ve been meaning to try! Plus, it’s an excuse to order a little more than you would ordinarily and enjoy leftovers for lunch! Not many restaurants in the Kennebunkport area are on the list… Read More

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