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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. Here’s my list of favorites: 10. Take a lighthouse tour! Whether you opt for a formal guided tour or a self guided… Read More

Celebrating the Fourth of July at Our 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 starter, 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 bright… Read More

Best Spots in Kennebunkport for 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

Sailing Along the Maine Coast

On Saturday evening, I found myself sitting along the banks of the Kennebunk River, watching the sun set as a gorgeous three-masted sailboat cruised silently through the marina. And this got me thinking about the opportunities to enjoy a scenic sail along the Maine Coast from Kennebunkport. Fortunately there are many ways to enjoy the coastal waterways in and around Kennebunkport, including paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, canoeing, and, of course, sailing. A sunset sail in Kennebunkport Maine! Just like the Kennebunkport hotels, restaurants,… Read More

Garden Party at the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport

The 2015 Kennebunkport Festival is here, and that means that Historic Kennebunkport inns are gearing up for tomorrow’s Garden Party. It looks like Mother Nature is planning to cooperate so guests at any of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport can enjoy tours of the four unique properties, as well as a delicious refreshments! Enjoy our gardens at the Garden Party! While some visitors might think that the best part of the Garden Party is touring all of the inns (let’s be honest – snooping is lots… Read More

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