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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

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

Enjoying A Classic Lobster Dinner in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport is one of those coastal Maine spots where you can find delicious lobster almost anywhere, but there are very few spots I believe serve the perfect classic lobster dinner. Honestly, though, this is Maine. The lobster is going to be good and fresh just about anywhere. Now, I am a lifelong lobster connoisseur (seriously, just ask my mother), so I will be the first to admit that there is an immense difference between a decent lobster and a knock your socks off, crave-inducing, must drive hundreds… Read More

Hikes and Nature Walks on the Maine Coast

Now that the leaves are really popping out and the bright green spring foliage is in bloom, some of the best activities to enjoy on the Maine Coast are hikes and nature walks. And, fortunately, there are tons of great opportunities for trips that suit all fitness levels and attention spans not far from the Maine Stay Inn. Now, we have to be realistic – this is the Southern Maine coast, which means that you’re not going to find any soaring mountains and above tree line… Read More

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Thanksgiving Eve in Kennebunkport

It’s hard to believe that today marks the 12th anniversary of our family’s first visit to Kennebunkport.  As the snow falls gently around the Maine Stay Inn, the quiet that comes with a snowstorm allows for some reflection on my first visit to this town that I loved at first arrival.  While that day 12 years ago wasn’t quite as blustery as today, snow fell during our Thanksgiving visit to Kennebunkport.  I guess a “White Thanksgiving” is kind of a thing here!… Read More

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Southern Maine Lighthouse Tours

There is something about the early fall that just screams “I need to see lighthouses!” and fortunately for visitors to the Southern Maine coast, there are lots of these picturesque spots to see.  You’ll find lots of lighthouses from Kittery to Portland and beyond of all shapes and sizes, each boasting a great photo opportunity – no need to Instagram, the scenes are stunners without any filters! While Kittery Point has Maine’s southern most lighthouse, you’ll find 10 more before you exit… Read More