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Exploring The Maine Coast in September

On a beautiful summer night like tonight, it’s hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is coming up quickly and September will be here before we know it. And while that means “back to school” season is approaching, it also means the start of an incredible fall season here on the Maine Coast! In fact, I think September might be my absolute favorite month in Kennebunkport Maine! While many people think that September marks the start of autumn, the first few weeks are… Read More

5 Best Beaches for Summer on the Maine Coast

Today was an absolutely incredible day on the Maine Coast, and this week’s forecast looks just as amazing, which means it’s really time to hit the beach! Fortunately our Maine bed and breakfast is located just a block from the water and a half mile to sandy beaches, so there’s no reason not to stick your toes in the sand. Often visitors to Kennebunkport Maine want to know what “the best” beach is in the area, and there’s no single answer. So instead we’ll share… Read More

Visiting Lighthouses from A Maine Bed and Breakfast

The lighthouses that dot the Maine coastline are iconic and a perfect summertime activity, but best of all, there are lots to explore just a stone’s throw from our Maine bed and breakfast. You’ll find lighthouses from Kittery to Portland and beyond, in all shapes and sizes. Perfect for a photo-op, your Instagram posts will gets lots of likes, and with scenes as stunning as these, you’ll surely be using #nofilter! While Kittery Point is home to Maine’s southern most lighthouse, you’ll… Read More

Kennebunkport is New England’s Prettiest Coastal Town!

Yankee magazine has recently released an article called “10 Prettiest Coastal Towns in New England,” and, of course, Kennebunkport Maine tops the list! So while I am totally unsurprised to see this incredible village on the Maine coast topping the list, I sure am happy to see that the things I love about Kennebunkport are the same things that this New England magazine appreciates as well.  I mean, with no commercial chains or franchises, historic homes, quaint shops, and a stunning coastline,… Read More

What Should We Do On Our Maine Coast Visit?

I get asked all the time what people should do on their visit to the Maine Coast, and the answer really is “whatever you want!”  Honestly, there is so much to do and so much coastline to see that visitors have to pick activities based on where their interests lie.  I mean, someone who is an avid outdoorsman (or woman) is going to have a very different “must do” list than an avid shopper.  And while I probably am one to choose… Read More

A Gorgeous Day In Kennebunkport

At daybreak this morning, Kennebunkport was cloaked in a bit of fog, clouds, and even some light rain – not exactly ideal  for a day at the beach! But much to everyone’s delight, by the time breakfast was over, the weather had completely changed, with intense summer sun and bright cloudless skies. It certainly makes one wonder how is it exactly that the weathermen can get the forecast wrong so often… But when it was as beautiful as today, you certainly couldn’t worry about for… Read More

Kennebunkport Beaches Welcome Spring

While Old Man Winter has hung around a bit longer this year than most New Englanders would like, spring is officially here and today was perfect for enjoying a walk along the Kennebunkport Beaches!  Yes, it may have been a bit breezy, but the sunshine definitely said that Mother Nature has us right on the cusp of true springtime.  And boy was that sunshine a reminder of just how lovely the beaches are in Kennebunkport! While the water might be a little… Read More

Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport Open for Visitors

After many years of litigation between homeowners in Goose Rocks Beach and the Town of Kennebunkport, visitors this summer are likely to see few changes during their trip out to Goose Rocks. For those who don’t know, Goose Rocks Beach is the northeastern part of Kennebunkport, that lies on the Biddeford line along the Atlantic Ocean. Named after a crest of rocks that look like geese floating on the water when exposed during low tide, this area is primarily residential with a… Read More

Summer’s Heating Up in Kennebunkport Maine

A mini heat wave arrived in Kennebunkport Maine just in time for the July 4th holiday weekend, and while temps in the low 90s are a bit unusual in this neck of the woods, everyone seems to be enjoying a chance to hit the beach!  Fortunately, there’s lots of coastline to enjoy in southern Maine, and you don’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to find a spot that’s right for you.  In fact, we’re located just a block… Read More

A Maine Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport

With Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, that means that it is summer vacation time, and there’s no better place to enjoy a Maine summer vacation that in Kennebunkport!  Now you may think that I am a little biased towards this charming town, but the truth is that I’m “from away” and have explored just about every coastal vacation area in New England and after all of that travel, there’s a reason I landed in Kennebunkport.  Okay, more than a few… Read More

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