5 Best Places to Eat Lobster in Southern Maine

I don’t think there’s a single restaurant in Southern Maine that doesn’t serve lobster in some form, but there are a few restaurants that make my list of 5 Best Places to Eat Lobster. Now, I am a little bit partial to Kennebunkport, but there are some truly notable locations to enjoy lobster dinners, but certainly not all of my top 5 are located in town! In an effort to be totally honest, though, this is Maine after all. Lobster is going to be… Read More

Summer Stock Theater on the Maine Coast

After a day of exploring Kennebunkport and the Southern Maine coast in the sunshine, a relaxing night at the theater can sound like the perfect way to unwind. Fortunately there are lots of excellent opportunities for enjoying high quality summer stock theater nearby! Whether you want to see a live musical, traditional Shakespeare, or a feature film, you won’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to enjoy the production of your choice. For the second year, MaineStage Shakespeare is bringing open air Shakespeare performances to the Kennebunkport… Read More

Breakfast at Our Maine Bed and Breakfast

One of the things that people ask often about our Maine bed and breakfast is “What is for breakfast?” And that is something really tough to answer, because breakfast at the Maine Stay Inn varies from day to day. No matter what is on the menu, you can be sure that we will serve  up hearty and nutritious morning meals with enough variety for all palates. The morning menu changes every day, but for the most part we alternate between sweet and savory entrees. But… Read More

Ports Of Italy Restaurant Comes to Kennebunkport

The Kennebunkport/Kennebunk border saw a monumental change to the landscape during the first months of 2015, culminating in the arrival of Ports of Italy Restaurant. The long-standing Bartley’s Restaurant closed its doors and was demolished – and in its wake a large clapboard building rose up just before the bridge to Kennebunkport Maine. It looked out of place during initial construction, but once complete, Ports of Italy fits the bill as a Maine cottage style building, and its large front windows allow… Read More

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

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