Spring and Summer Seasons

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 Maine is one of New England’s most scenic and charming seaside villages, and that means that there are countless opportunities to enjoy beautiful views throughout the area, but one of the best ways to see town is by bicycle. And with Coastal Maine Kayak and Bike just a short walk from the Maine Stay Inn, so that means that you can enjoy high quality bicycle rentals in (almost) a snap of the fingers! But if you’ve brought your bike from home, our… 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 a step back in time, but you don’t lose the modern amenities you expect from travel today. While there might not be any chain Kennebunkport… 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 that they are 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 Maine bed and breakfast) is totally different! All great, but definitely different perks to each one. So here’s my attempt at explaining them… 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

5 Reasons to Visit Kennebunkport Maine in June

Kennebunkport Maine is fortunate to be home to soft, sandy beaches, boutique shopping, and world-class dining, which means that it is an excellent choice for a vacation to the Maine Coast. And while it is particularly known for being a warm weather and fall foliage spot, it is ideal for getaways all year long. That said, now that the weather is warm, the best reasons for visiting Southern Maine seem endless. But here are my 5 reasons to visit Kennebunkport Maine during the… Read More

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

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