Holidays, Festivals, and Special Events

Maine Bed and Breakfast for Mother’s Day!

It’s incredible to think that Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and many of us, myself included, are trying to figure out how to honor the amazing women in our lives.  So this year treat her to what she really wants (and needs!) – a surprise getaway to a Maine bed and breakfast!  Sure, there’s something very sweet about homemade cards and macaroni necklaces, but most women I know would feel really appreciated if they were rewarded with gourmet breakfast served piping hot,… Read More

Easter and Passover at a Maine Bed and Breakfast

Not only is spring finally here, but it is also one of the few times of year when two major faiths are celebrating holidays – Passover and Easter – and we think that there’s no better place to enjoy the festivities than at a Maine bed and breakfast!  That means that millions of people around the world are celebrating (not to mention enjoying amazing edible confections!), and millions of folks up and down the East Coast are celebrating the revival of the… Read More

St. Patrick’s Day in Kennebunkport Maine

I’m not exactly sure where February went, but St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and fortunately there are great places to enjoy the luck of the Irish in Kennebunkport Maine.  Right in Lower Village, you’ll find Ryan’s Corner House, within an easy walk from the Maine Stay Inn. This authentic Irish pub opened just two years ago, just in time for St. Paddy’s Day, and has quickly become a local favorite.  In addition to some amazing brews, they offer fantastic Irish fare, as… Read More

Maine Restaurant Week 2014

Maine Restaurant Week is one of my favorite times of year in Kennebunkport, and it is finally back again!  Not only is it a wonderful way to test out new restaurants or enjoy different options at some old favorites, but it’s also an excuse to order more than you normally would and enjoy leftovers for lunch!  And again this year, quite a few restaurants in Kennebunkport and the surrounding area are participating in 2014.  But unlike other restaurant weeks throughout the country, the entire state… Read More

Spending Valentine’s Weekend at a Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast

Valentine’s Weekend is always a special time in town with “February is For Lovers”, but two recent snow storms have made spending this weekend at a Kennebunkport bed and breakfast even more special!  Sometimes I worry about sounding like a broken record, but it seems like there are still lots of people who are entirely unaware that Kennebunkport Maine is really a year round destination.  Sure, there are some shops and restaurants that close their doors during the winter months, but they… Read More

February for Lovers is Coming to Kennebunkport!

Can you believe that the end of January is already here and that February for lovers is about to begin in Kennebunkport?! Well I sure can’t!  Now if only I had a Valentine….  But that won’t hold me back from enjoying such a wonderful love-filled time in the area.  And all of us in Kennebunkport know that it’s just not enough to celebrate love for one another for a single day, so you can enjoy the Valentine’s Day spirit all month long… Read More

Watching the Superbowl in Kennebunkport

Although many visitors to Kennebunkport ME are bummed that the New England Patriots won’t be strutting their stuff during this weekend’s Superbowl game, I know that won’t squelch their passion for watching the big game. You can be sure that there will be lots of viewing parties across town this Sunday, and while some will choose to watch from the comfort of their own rooms or sitting by the fire in the living room of the main house, there are tons of Kennebunkport restaurants… Read More

Planning Your Valentine’s Getaway to Kennebunkport Maine

Now that MLK weekend has passed, it really seems that love is in the air, and Kennebunkport Maine is no exception.  This morning’s brief dusting of snow gave way to bright blue skies, and despite the chilly temps, it was one of those days that was just perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Getaway.  The sun was shining, the snow glittered on the bare tree branches, and the sunlight sparkled on the ocean waves.  Downtown Kennebunkport Maine looked especially charming, and the shops were primed… Read More

Planning a Romantic Bed and Breakfast Getaway

With MLK weekend around the corner, it is starting to hit me just how quickly Valentine’s Day is approaching, and that means it’s time to start planning your romantic bed and breakfast getaway.  This year, Valentine’s falls not only on a Friday, but on the Friday of a holiday weekend, which means that you can take full advantage of our Third Night Free special!  So ask your neighbors to pick up your newspaper and stay an extra night for no charge!  Now… Read More

Getting Ready for New Year’s Eve in Kennebunkport!

After a bit of relaxation time over the Christmas holiday, we’ve returned with renewed vigor to start preparing to ring in the new year in Kennebunkport.  While some people choose to enjoy dinners out, many guests decide to enjoy the festivities right inside the Maine Stay Inn with our annual New Year’s Eve party.  What started years ago as a way for innkeepers, staff, local friends, and of course any guests in a low key evening, has become so much more and… Read More

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