Things To Do in Kennebunkport

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

Top 10 Things To Do in Maine This Summer

Crafting a list of the top 10 things to do in Maine this summer is a real challenge, because there are so many amazing activities to enjoy in the largest state in New England! Whether you are a beach go-er, a fan of retail therapy, or an outdoor enthusiast, there are countless activities to keep you busy all summer long. Here’s my list of favorites: 10. Take a lighthouse tour! Whether you opt for a formal guided tour or a self guided… Read More

A Golf Vacation to Kennebunkport Maine

For lots of people, a vacation is not complete without a round or two of golf, and fortunately Kennebunkport, Maine has a variety of courses that won’t disappoint!  No matter your skill level, there are great options just a short drive from our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast. When the beaches call and there isn’t time for 18 holes, you should check out Hillcrest Golf  Course and Driving Range. As a mini-par 3 course, you can enjoy 9 or 18 holes without all the walking (or waiting)! Plus newbie golfers are sure to get… Read More

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

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