Things To Do in Kennebunkport

Fall Hiking Along the Southern Maine Coast

While the fall foliage season has passed, the weather is still ideal for enjoying a hike along the Southern Maine Coast. The colors may have faded, but the bare branches are absolutely stunning against bright blue skies! Plus, with no leaves to block the sun’s rays, you’re sure to feel nice and warm despite cooler temperatures. One of the most popular walks in the Kennebunkport area is unquestionably the Parsons Way walk – a paved path that stretches along Ocean Avenue all… Read More

Columbus Day Weekend on the Maine Coast

While Columbus Day Weekend is usually near the peak of fall foliage season here on the Southern Maine Coast, this season’s colors are about two and a half weeks behind schedule, but there is plenty of beautiful fall foliage to be seen (along with the green)! And because of unseasonably warm weather during the first weeks of autumn, folks are really enjoying the season now that it has arrived. So this weekend there are lots of incredible events to enjoy during the… Read More

A Day Trip to Ogunquit Maine

The coastal Maine town of Ogunquit lies about 13 miles to the south of Kennebunkport, and is an excellent spot for a delightful day trip. You’ll find shopping venues, excellent restaurants, and stretches of breathtaking coastline primed for exploring. Despite its nearby location, Ogunquit has a very different vibe and unique attractions that make it ideal for a day trip.           A view from the Marginal Way How to Get There After enjoying a gourmet breakfast at the Maine Stay… Read More

September Savings at Our Maine Bed and Breakfast

September is the forgotten month of summer on the Maine coast, our Maine bed and breakfast likes to celebrate with some incredible savings! With temperatures in the low 80s today and expected through the coming weekend, it is definitely perfect beach weather – and the perfect start to month that is known for its beauty. And since we want to start off the month right, we are unveiling a fantastic special to enjoy at the Maine Stay. Stay three nights for the… 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

Things To Do This Week in Southern Maine

There are always lots of great things to do in Southern Maine, and this week is no exception! With some incredible weather in store, the beaches are sure to be a big draw for visitors and locals alike in Kennebunkport Maine, but for folks looking to entertain themselves away from the sandy shores, there’s lots going on. Tomorrow, August 19, escaping the heat is easy with a free concern by Gary Wittner in Kennebunk at the Atria or an evening of poetry… Read More

Explore The Maine Coast By Trolley

One of the best ways to explore Kennebunkport and the nearby Maine coast is by way of an old fashioned trolley car. Running daily from 10 am until 3 pm (or 4 in the summer months), the In Town Trolley is a feature in Kennebunkport that you can’t miss – and you shouldn’t! Over the course of the 45 minute narrated tour, you will learn about the history of town and attractions in the area, all from the comfort of a stunning… Read More

Summer Stock Theater on the Maine Coast

After a day of exploring Kennebunkport and the Southern Maine coast in the sunshine, a relaxing night at the theater can sound like the perfect way to unwind. Fortunately there are lots of excellent opportunities for enjoying high quality summer stock theater nearby! Whether you want to see a live musical, traditional Shakespeare, or a feature film, you won’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to enjoy the production of your choice. For the second year, MaineStage Shakespeare is bringing open air Shakespeare performances to the Kennebunkport… 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

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

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