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Circus Smirkus Is Coming to the Maine Coast!

Every summer, the Big Top returns to Kennebunkport as Circus Smirkus begins its run on the Maine Coast!  This coming Thursday and Friday will bring four shows to the Rockin’ Horse Stables, just a few miles from the Maine Stay Inn.  This incredible youth circus tours New England with its pint sized performers.  But don’t let their size or age fool you, because these 10 to 18 year olds have more talent than you could ever imagine!  Their single ring circus will be… Read More

MaineStage Shakespeare Is Coming to the Maine Stay!

  Kennebunkport is really lucky to have incredible opportunities for enjoying theater in the area, and this year, a fantastic Shakespeare company has brought its open air performances to the Kennebunkport Town Green this summer.  This weekend, though, MacBeth is coming to the Maine Stay Inn! This Saturday afternoon, you can enjoy delicious treats in our backyard, and enjoy a scene performed by the talented actors of the MaineStage Shakespeare Company.  This four-year-old company features graduate students in the performing arts from… Read More

10 Best Things About Summer on the Maine Coast

Even though tonight was little bit cloudy, it was pretty much a perfect summer evening in Kennebunkport Maine.  The weather is warm, and the slight breeze kicks up the smell of salt air, making a light cardigan the perfect thing to pair with shorts.  There’s not humidity, which means perfect sleeping weather, and the sun doesn’t set until quite late.  And after spending the day working in the garden, I really got thinking about some of my favorite things about summer along… Read More

A Night of Theater in Kennebunkport

After a day exploring the great outdoors in Kennebunkport, the idea of a relaxing evening at the theater can be really appealing, and fortunately there are lots of great opportunities right nearby!  So whether you want to see a live musical, a traditional Shakespearean play, or a feature film, you won’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to enjoy the production of your choice.  This year, MaineStage Shakespeare is bringing its phenomenal open air Shakespeare performances to the Kennebunkport Town Green and the Colony… Read More

Where Can You Find the Best Lobster Restaurant in Kennebunkport?

I can’t think of a single restaurant in Kennebunkport where you can’t get some kind of lobster, but that doesn’t mean that they all have the very best lobster in town.  Now let’s be honest – this is Maine, after all, so chances are pretty darn good the lobster will be fresh and tasty just about anywhere.  But as a lifelong lobster connoisseur (seriously, just ask my mother), I will tell you that there is huge difference between a decent lobster and one that knocks your socks… Read More

What Should We Do On Our Maine Coast Visit?

I get asked all the time what people should do on their visit to the Maine Coast, and the answer really is “whatever you want!”  Honestly, there is so much to do and so much coastline to see that visitors have to pick activities based on where their interests lie.  I mean, someone who is an avid outdoorsman (or woman) is going to have a very different “must do” list than an avid shopper.  And while I probably am one to choose… Read More

A Maine Coast Summer Vacation

Now that the Fourth of July has come and gone, it is officially summer vacation time, and there’s no better place to enjoy a summer vacation on the Maine Coast than in Kennebunkport!  Now you may think that I am a little biased towards this charming town, but the truth is that I’m “from away” and, after exploring many of the coastal vacation areas in New England, I still think that Kennebunkport is pretty darn special.  For more than a few reasons! So today I’ve… Read More

July 4th Fireworks in Kennebunkport Maine

July 4th is upon us, and apparently so is a little storm – but that’s not going to put a damper on the fun and festivities in Kennebunkport Maine.  So despite the fact that tomorrow’s fireworks have been postponed, it looks like the bulk of the storm will actually happen overnight tonight, leaving us with some great weekend weather!  Not to worry, though, the famous fireworks off of Kennebunk Beach will only be delayed 24 hours and go off (without a hitch,… Read More

Where Can You Catch A Show Near Kennebunkport?

After a day at the beach, the idea of a relaxing evening at the theater can be really appealing, and fortunately there are lots of great opportunities right near Kennebunkport!  So whether you want to see a live musical, a traditional Shakespearean play, or a feature film, you won’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to enjoy the production of your choice.  Mainestage Shakespeare produces wonderful performances of Shakespeare’s favorites, and while they used to perform in downtown Kennebunk, they are now… Read More

Where Can You Have a Sunset Dinner in Kennebunkport?

After a truly gorgeous day like today, many people wanted to know where they can have dinner and watch the sunset in Kennebunkport.  The truth is, that with ocean all around Kennebunkport, the skies are stunning everywhere.  Looking down Maine Street from the Maine Stay Inn, you can see picture perfect sunsets. But that’s not exactly what most folks had in mind for this evening, especially as we had lots of anniversaries being celebrated this weekend.  So here are some restaurants with stellar water… Read More

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