Spring and Summer Seasons

A Labor Day Weekend Getaway on the Maine Coast

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is coming so quickly, but fortunately here on the Maine Coast, there is lots of beautiful weather to be enjoyed before the glorious days of summer give way to the vibrant colors and crisp weather of autumn in New England. But whether a Labor Day getaway is the last summer escape you enjoy of 2016 or if you’ve a late summer jaunt planned for those hidden gem days of early September, this long weekend… Read More

3 Reasons to Visit Portland Head Lighthouse

Budding photographers and Instagrammers often visit  Portland Head Lighthouse on the Southern Maine Coast to snap a picture of this iconic lighthouse. In fact, it is one of the most photographed lighthouses in all of Maine! Sitting  on a 90 acre park on the border of Cape Elizabeth and Portland, Portland Head light first shone in 1791 and lights up the Atlantic every night to this day. As if you didn’t need a reason to check out this great sight, here are my… Read More

A Waterfront Picnic on the Maine Coast

One of my favorite things to do on a summer afternoon on the Maine Coast is to pull together an impromptu picnic. And with soft shell lobster season in full swing, there’s nothing better than a fresh lobster lunch on the water! Sometimes, though, the idea of  putting on real clothes and being waited on just isn’t quite right, and fortunately Kennebunkport Maine has just the right spots for a no-fuss picnic! Let’s be honest – no one wants to worry about cooking… Read More

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Kennebunkport

It’s National Ice Cream Day, and fortunately Kennebunkport has lots of great options for enjoying a frozen treat to celebrate! With all of the great spots to pick up a cone or dish of your favorite flavors, it’s like every day is National Ice Cream Day in town. And whether you like soft serve, hard packed, small batch or large, the Kennebunkport area has just what you’re craving on a warm summer night. Recently rated the best ice cream shop in Maine and one… Read More

5 Great Bike Routes in Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport is one of New England’s most scenic and charming seaside villages. There are countless opportunities to enjoy beautiful views throughout the area, but one of the best ways to see the town is by bicycle. And with Coastal Maine Kayak and Bike just a short walk from the Maine Stay Inn, that means you can enjoy high-quality bicycle rentals in (almost) a snap of your finger! But if you’ve brought your bike from home, our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast has plenty of space… Read More

A Relaxing Romantic Getaway This Summer on the Maine Coast

One of the best things about Kennebunkport is that it is a truly unique village sitting right on the Maine Coast, and its charming, intimate atmosphere is what makes it perfect for a romantic getaway. Unlike most vacation destinations, it doesn’t have any chain hotels, fast food restaurants, or even a stoplight! In a way, it’s like stepping back in time, but you don’t lose the modern amenities you expect from travel today. While there might not be any chain Kennebunkport hotels,… Read More

The Best Beaches to Visit on the Maine Coast

After watching incredible July 4th fireworks tonight at Gooch’s Beach in Kennebunkport, I got thinking about how lucky visitors to Kennebunkport are — they’re just steps from the best beaches to visit on the Maine Coast! Now when someone asks which is the best, I have the hardest time answering, because each beach (just like every room and suite at our bed and breakfast) is totally different! All great, but definitely different perks to each one. So here’s my attempt at explaining them and… Read More

Take a Sail in Kennebunkport

The last week has been picture perfect here on the Maine Coast, and on these incredible evenings, there is almost no better way to watch the sunset than from one of Kennebunkport’s sailboat cruises. In fact, I came to this realization while watching a gorgeous three-masted sailboat cruise into the harbor while I watched from Colony Beach. And while the sunset from the beach is pretty amazing, there is nothing better than watching it with the salt air in your hair and… Read More

Summer Starts at Our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast!

Monday marked the official start of summertime across the Northern Hemisphere and it certainly felt like it at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast! With perfect blue skies and temperatures in the upper 70s, the summer solstice was perfection! Now that it really is summertime (and it actually feels like summer too!), it is the perfect time to visit Kennebunkport. When most people think of the Maine Coast, they envision craggy rocks and smooth pebble shores–and Kennebunkport has plenty of vistas for visitors looking to… Read More

Celebrating Father’s Day Weekend at Kennebunkport Hotels!

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and that means that incredible dads are celebrating (with and without their kids) at Kennebunkport hotels, and the Maine Stay Inn is no exception! This weekend marked the first annual LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival here in the Kennebunks, and there were lots of amazing dads taking advantage of the fun activities around town. But since it is Father’s Day, it’s only appropriate to write this post about some of the fun things that fathers enjoy doing in town… Read More

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