Things To Do in Kennebunkport

Punkinfiddle is Coming to National Estuaries Day!

Each year, visitors and locals alike look forward to a great fall event called Punkinfiddle, which is held at Laudholm Farm on National Estuaries Day.  And it is finally here!  Well, almost.  On Saturday, September 27, you’ll find fun for all ages at the Wells Reserve, just over the Wells border from Kennebunkport Maine.  While the little ones will enjoy face painting, pony rides, crafts, and story times, adults of all ages will enjoy food and incredible music, including  both traditional and contemporary… Read More

A Visit to the Portland Head Lighthouse

On a recent stunning fall afternoon, I decided to visit a favorite location for many aspiring photographers and lighthouse fanatics – the Portland Head Lighthouse.  Located just on the border of Cape Elizabeth and Portland, this historic lighthouse (first lit in 1791) is situated on a 90 acred park, which is perfect for enjoying breathtaking views of the Maine Coast. While the lighthouse also features a museum that operates from 10-4 every day, I decided to visit just prior to sunset to… Read More

Great Savings at the Ogunquit Playhouse This Fall!

Great savings at the Ogunquit Playhouse! For those who don’t know, the Ogunquit Playhouse is one of the hidden gems of the Southern Maine Coast. 2014 marks the theater’s 82nd season, and featuring outstanding musical theater performances from May to October, it is one of the “must see” activities to add to your list when visiting Kennebunkport Maine.  And fortunately for us, it’s less than fifteen miles down the road from the Maine Stay Inn!  This year’s reviews have been just as fantastic as ever,… Read More

Southern Maine Lighthouse Tours

There is something about the early fall that just screams “I need to see lighthouses!” and fortunately for visitors to the Southern Maine coast, there are lots of these picturesque spots to see.  You’ll find lots of lighthouses from Kittery to Portland and beyond of all shapes and sizes, each boasting a great photo opportunity – no need to Instagram, the scenes are stunners without any filters! While Kittery Point has Maine’s southern most lighthouse, you’ll find 10 more before you exit… Read More

Favorite Summer Activities on the Maine Coast

After looking at this week’s forecast and my recent blogs, I decided that we are way overdue for a list of some of the favorite activities during the summertime and early fall along the Maine Coast.  It’s not really fair to limit this list to Kennebunkport Maine, because there is so much to do in the general area, and most visitors do actually visit out of Kennebunkport town lines at some point during their visit! They might not actually be aware that… Read More

Circus Smirkus Is Coming to the Maine Coast!

Every summer, the Big Top returns to Kennebunkport as Circus Smirkus begins its run on the Maine Coast!  This coming Thursday and Friday will bring four shows to the Rockin’ Horse Stables, just a few miles from the Maine Stay Inn.  This incredible youth circus tours New England with its pint sized performers.  But don’t let their size or age fool you, because these 10 to 18 year olds have more talent than you could ever imagine!  Their single ring circus will be… Read More

MaineStage Shakespeare Is Coming to the Maine Stay!

  Kennebunkport is really lucky to have incredible opportunities for enjoying theater in the area, and this year, a fantastic Shakespeare company has brought its open air performances to the Kennebunkport Town Green this summer.  This weekend, though, MacBeth is coming to the Maine Stay Inn! This Saturday afternoon, you can enjoy delicious treats in our backyard, and enjoy a scene performed by the talented actors of the MaineStage Shakespeare Company.  This four-year-old company features graduate students in the performing arts from… Read More

A Night of Theater in Kennebunkport

After a day exploring the great outdoors in Kennebunkport, the idea of a relaxing evening at the theater can be really appealing, and fortunately there are lots of great opportunities right nearby!  So whether you want to see a live musical, a traditional Shakespearean play, or a feature film, you won’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to enjoy the production of your choice.  This year, MaineStage Shakespeare is bringing its phenomenal open air Shakespeare performances to the Kennebunkport Town Green and the Colony… Read More

Where Can You Catch A Show Near Kennebunkport?

After a day at the beach, the idea of a relaxing evening at the theater can be really appealing, and fortunately there are lots of great opportunities right near Kennebunkport!  So whether you want to see a live musical, a traditional Shakespearean play, or a feature film, you won’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to enjoy the production of your choice.  Mainestage Shakespeare produces wonderful performances of Shakespeare’s favorites, and while they used to perform in downtown Kennebunk, they are now… Read More

What Should I Do In Kennebunkport?

One of the things that people ask often is “What should I do in Kennebunkport?” and the answer should really be that you can do almost anything!  Of course at this time of year, there are millions more fun activities to enjoy in town, both indoors and out. And since I suggested some fun indoor activities a few days ago, here are some of our favorite things to do in the area that take advantage of the great outdoors (which are even… Read More

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