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Does Your Bed and Breakfast Offer Gluten Free Meals?

One of the things we get asked regularly is whether someone following a gluten free diet can be accommodated at our bed and breakfast.  Absolutely!  I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease over 15 years ago, and my family has been eating and cooking gluten free meals since then. We’re definitely well versed in what is and is not gluten free.  And over the years, we’ve gotten really good at creating gluten free treats that taste good and fit within a gluten free… Read More

Best Beaches on the Maine Coast

Every day at least one guest at our Maine coast bed and breakfast asks which are the best beaches in the area, and that is never a question I can answer!  The problem is simple – there are lots, and they are all lovely!  But fortunately, each is “best” for something.  So here’s my attempt at explaining them and why they are so excellent: Colony Beach: Less than a half mile from the inn, this beach is definitely walkable.  It’s ideal for that car-less… Read More

George HW Bush Turns 90 in Kennebunkport

Birthday celebrations in Kennebunkport are always special experiences, but a special Kennebunkport resident celebrated his 90th birthday in a really unique way today!  George H.W. Bush (aka “41″) turned 90 today, and just like he did on his 80th and 85th birthdays, chose to celebrate by skydiving.  While the skies were a bit cloudy, the weather was just right for the former President to leap from a plane onto his estate on Walkers Point. This exciting announcement was made this morning on… Read More

A Maine Bed and Breakfast for Father’s Day!

It’s incredible to think that Father’s Day is just around the corner, and many of us, myself included, are trying to figure out how to honor the amazing men in our lives.  So this year treat him to what he really needs – a getaway to a Maine bed and breakfast and a weekend away from his to-do list! Sure, there’s something very nice about watching him unwrap a new tool or a new grill, but most guys I know really want to put his feet up… Read More

Top 10 Things About Kennebunkport in June

Kennebunkport is an incredible destination for a getaway at any time of year, especially now that the weather has warmed.  And with temps in the 70s and even the low 80s, June is certainly one of those times!  Granted, I might be a little biased, but there are millions of reasons that this coastal Maine destination is the ideal spot for your getaway. So here’s a peek at my top ten reasons why visiting Kennebunkport in June is amazing: 10. June means lower rates and better deals.  Our Kennebunkport… Read More

What is Breakfast Like at a Bed and Breakfast?

One of the things that people ask often about our bed and breakfast is “What is breakfast like?”  The truth is that breakfast at the Maine Stay Inn varies greatly from day to day, but there is one thing that we never stray from – serving up hearty and nutritious breakfasts with enough variety for all palates. The morning menu changes daily, but we make every attempt to alternate between sweet and savory entrees.  Don’t worry if you’re not a lover of sweets,… Read More

Spending Father’s Day in Kennebunkport

I don’t know about you, but there are only a few things that my dad cares about on Father’s Day – good food, good beer, and good golfing – all things you can find in and around our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast.  And while I feel like I harp on it a lot while blogging, there is such great food in Kennebunkport!  Whether you’re looking for an elegant steak dinner or just a great burger, you’re certain to find a fantastic meal for every… Read More

The Kennebunkport Festival is Here!

The Kennebunkport Festival officially marks the kick-off of summer in Maine, bringing loads of exciting events to town.  With a focus on the finest things in life, including food, wines and spirits, and stunning artwork, this festival brings loads of exciting events to Kennebunkport. In addition to enjoying incredible artwork all around the community (including the display of historic American architecture), some of my personal favorite events center around food – of course!  This year, instead of a Grand Tasting, the Kennebunkport Festival will… Read More

Historic Kennebunkport Inns Prepare for Garden Party

Now that the Kennebunkport Festival is underway, our group of Kennebunkport inns are busy preparing for this weekend’s Garden Party.  This Saturday, guests of any of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport can enjoy tours of each of the four unique properties, as well as a signature snack and beverage! But not only will visitors have the opportunity to explore each of these inns (the Maine Stay Inn, included), they can mingle with other guests from across the nation and even the globe!  Now, we know… Read More

What Should I Do In Kennebunkport?

One of the things that people ask often is “What should I do in Kennebunkport?” and the answer should really be that you can do almost anything!  Of course at this time of year, there are millions more fun activities to enjoy in town, both indoors and out. And since I suggested some fun indoor activities a few days ago, here are some of our favorite things to do in the area that take advantage of the great outdoors (which are even… Read More

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