Spring and Summer Seasons

5 Best Memorial Day Weekend Activities

Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner and that means that summer has almost arrived in Kennebunkport, Maine! Spring is really in full swing, with the gardens starting to bloom, and with all of our new outdoor furniture, the outdoor spaces at the Maine Stay are really ready for lots of lounging this weekend! But in addition to relaxing and drinking in the beautiful weather, there are tons of great activities to add to the to-do list to enjoy this weekend, so… Read More

April Vacation Week on the Maine Coast

While this winter was on the mild side here in New England, it has certainly dragged on, but it is finally feeling like spring along the Maine Coast! With Patriots’ Day this coming Monday, many communities in the northeast are gearing up for April vacation week. And there’s no better spot to enjoy a getaway than in Kennebunkport Maine, as there are lots of suns and warmer temperatures in the upcoming forecast. It is definitely springtime on the Maine coast, so it definitely isn’t… Read More

Spring Restaurant Openings in Kennebunkport Maine!

Spring has arrived in Kennebunkport Maine, and with it comes the re-opening of the restaurants that operate seasonally. While most are open year round, there are a few that don’t have adequate heating systems to support patrons during the colder months, so their springtime openings really mean that spring is here and summer is well on its way! Over the past few weeks, some favorites have opened their doors, and others are coming very soon! A tried and true favorite, Mabel’s Lobster… Read More

Early Summer Special Returns to Maine Bed and Breakfast!

Today, I went for a stroll around the grounds Maine Bed and Breakfast, taking note of the gardens springing to life all over the property, and I got thinking about all of the amazing activities coming up here in Kennebunkport. But most of all, I started thinking about how beautiful the gardens will be at the start of our early summer special! Come mid-May (and all the way through June), Kennebunkport hotels and bed and breakfasts will enter their summer pricing scheme, while we will… Read More

LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival Comes to Kennebunkport

This year the towns of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel is kicking off summer 2016 with an incredible new festival! “LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” will embody the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events from June 17 to 19, 2016. Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has been a strong one, that has influenced local culture and cuisine (mmmm!). A classic lobster bake awaits visitors to the area, but it’s the Clam Jam and Cook-Off that have me really excited! On… Read More

A Spring Vacation to the Maine Coast

Since the last traces of winter’s snowfall have melted and the flowers are beginning to poke their heads through the soil along the Maine Coast, it is really starting to feel like spring! So instead of risking Zika and heading to the tropics, you can get your fill of crashing waves and stunning waters right here in Kennebunkport, Maine! You might not be quite brave enough to lounge in the sand (I sure am not!), but there is plenty to enjoy with a spring getaway to… Read More

Visiting The Maine Coast in September

It’s hard to believe that the end of August is here and Labor Day Weekend is fast approaching, but fortunately September is a fabulous month in Kennebunkport Maine! Honestly, September is really the forgotten month of summer on the Maine Coast. This month brings with it cooler evenings – perfect for a cardigan or sweatshirt during your post-dinner stroll – but the days are almost identical to those during August. So don’t put your swimsuit away just yet, because there is plenty of… 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

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

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