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Third Night Free Savings Starts at Our Maine Bed and Breakfast

Now that Halloween has passed, we are officially in the “late fall” season, which means that the season for romantic getaways to a Maine bed and breakfast is upon us! And the start of November has been a fantastic one – glorious sunny days and crisp nights that are perfect for your favorite fall activities like hiking, horse-drawn carriage rides, and antiquing. An afternoon cup of cappuccino, tea or coffee tastes especially good after a day of exploring the Kennebunkport, Maine area –… Read More

2015 Christmas Prelude is Coming to Kennebunkport

Even though fall feels like it has just begun, Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude is not far away and it is time to start making plans to enjoy this incredible Christmas Festival. Now, I don’t normally agree with planning for Christmas before Halloween, but when it comes to Prelude, all rules are off! Prelude is just an event that is not to be missed. And since Christmas Prelude begins just one week after Thanksgiving, all of us have to get planning so that the holiday season… Read More

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Maine Coast

I may be a touch biased, but celebrating Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport Maine is one of my favorite times of year, and our turkey day visitors agree! And one of my favorite things about Thanksgiving on the Maine coast is watching the area transform into a winter wonderland just in time for the holiday season and our famous festival, Christmas Prelude. Suggle by the fire this Thanksgiving! As the fall foliage fades and the mercury drops along with the leaves, all of us at the Maine Stay… Read More

Columbus Day Weekend on the Maine Coast

While Columbus Day Weekend is usually near the peak of fall foliage season here on the Southern Maine Coast, this season’s colors are about two and a half weeks behind schedule, but there is plenty of beautiful fall foliage to be seen (along with the green)! And because of unseasonably warm weather during the first weeks of autumn, folks are really enjoying the season now that it has arrived. So this weekend there are lots of incredible events to enjoy during the… Read More

A Day Trip to Ogunquit Maine

The coastal Maine town of Ogunquit lies about 13 miles to the south of Kennebunkport, and is an excellent spot for a delightful day trip. You’ll find shopping venues, excellent restaurants, and stretches of breathtaking coastline primed for exploring. Despite its nearby location, Ogunquit has a very different vibe and unique attractions that make it ideal for a day trip.           A view from the Marginal Way How to Get There After enjoying a gourmet breakfast at the Maine Stay… Read More

Celebrating National Pizza Month in Kennebunkport

Even though the leaves are just beginning to turn, it is already almost October, and that means National Pizza Month! And while you may associate the month of October with pumpkins, candy corn, and fun-size candy bars, pizza is the food of the month (although our waistlines might prefer if it were National Broccoli Month instead). Fortunately, Kennebunkport has lots to offer in the way of pizza! When visiting the Maine Coast, lobster and blueberry pie usually comes to mind, but more visitors than… Read More

10 Best Things About Fall Foliage on the Maine Coast

The weather is starting to grow cooler, and the tips of the trees are being painted with bright colors, which means that the fall foliage season is just around the corner here on the Maine Coast. And with the change is temperatures comes the characteristic hues of the season, which are too stunning to miss! Here in Kennebunkport Maine there are lots of ways to enjoy, but these are what I consider the top 10 best things about fall foliage in Maine: 10.… Read More

Christmas Prelude 2015 is Coming to Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude was voted one of the Best Christmas Festivals in the World a few years ago, and has remained on countless lists of incredible holiday festivals. And after a planning meeting this evening, I was reminded that even though autumn has just begun, the holiday season is sure to sneak up on all of us. Just a few years ago, over nine thousand people gathered in Dock Square, just steps from our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast, to watch the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas… Read More

Fall Day Trips for New England Foliage Season

Labor Day is behind us and autumn is really on its way to New England, and Kennebunkport is no exception! Despite temperatures reaching the high 80s this week, tonight is beginning to get that characteristic crispness in the air, which just hints at the fall season that is approaching. And with fall foliage season comes the season for scenic drives and stunning day trips from Kennebunkport Maine throughout the back roads of Northern New England. While there is plenty to do and… Read More

Maine Coast Activities for Fall Foliage Season

While temps reached into the high 80s today and the beaches were calling, fall foliage is on its way to the Maine Coast. In fact, the towering Maple in front of the Maine Stay Inn is already boasting hints of orange and yellow! That means it is time to plan your fall foliage tour. Many innkeepers in New England refer fondly to “the loop” – a leaf peeping tour of New England, including your favorite destinations for the fall season. Many head north… Read More

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