Spring and Summer Seasons

Take A Sail on the Maine Coast

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 cruised 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, summer solstice was perfection – just like the forecast! Now that it really is summertime (and it actually feels like summer too!), it is the perfect time to visit Kennebunkport Maine. When most people think of the Maine Coast, they envision craggy rocks and smooth pebble shores – and Kennebunkport… 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

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

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