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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

5 Best Beaches for Summer on the Maine Coast

Today was an absolutely incredible day on the Maine Coast, and this week’s forecast looks just as amazing, which means it’s really time to hit the beach! Fortunately our Maine bed and breakfast is located just a block from the water and a half mile to sandy beaches, so there’s no reason not to stick your toes in the sand. Often visitors to Kennebunkport Maine want to know what “the best” beach is in the area, and there’s no single answer. So instead we’ll share… Read More

Celebrating Father’s Day Weekend at Kennebunkport Hotels!

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and that means that incredible dads are celebrating (with and without their kids) at Kennebunkport hotels, and the Maine Stay Inn is no exception! This weekend marked the first annual LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival here in the Kennebunks, and there were lots of amazing dads taking advantage of the fun activities around town. But since it is Father’s Day, it’s only appropriate to write this post about some of the fun things that fathers enjoy doing in town… Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Kennebunkport Maine in June

Kennebunkport Maine is fortunate to be home to soft, sandy beaches, boutique shopping, and world-class dining, which means that it is an excellent choice for a vacation to the Maine Coast. And while it is particularly known for being a warm weather and fall foliage spot, it is ideal for getaways all year long. That said, now that the weather is warm, the best reasons for visiting Southern Maine seem endless. But here are my 5 reasons to visit Kennebunkport Maine during the… Read More

Treat Dad to a Father’s Day Getaway on the Maine Coast

Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, Father’s Day Weekend is just around the corner! And while I have dedicated more than a few blog entries to the perfect Mother’s Day getaway to treat mom to a special escape, I haven’t really written much about the deserving dads out there. At least in my house, the things that Dad wants on his special day aren’t too different from Mom – a weekend without the “honey-do” list, a great beer, some excellent… Read More

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