Things To Do in Kennebunkport

3 Reasons to Visit Portland Head Lighthouse

Budding photographers and Instagrammers often visit  Portland Head Lighthouse on the Southern Maine Coast to snap a picture of this iconic lighthouse. In fact, it is one of the most photographed lighthouses in all of Maine! Sitting  on a 90 acre park on the border of Cape Elizabeth and Portland, Portland Head light first shone in 1791 and lights up the Atlantic every night to this day. As if you didn’t need a reason to check out this great sight, here are my… Read More

Surf’s Up in Kennebunkport!

It is a known fact that the beaches in Kennebunkport Maine are beautiful and the dining opportunities in the area can rival most cities, but most people don’t know that there are incredible opportunities to hit the surf right here in town. Drive past the beach after a storm (12 months a year!), and the waves will be dotted with surfers enjoying larger waves than we enjoy on a regular basis. But it turns out that there are ample ways for newbies… Read More

5 Great Bike Routes in Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport is one of New England’s most scenic and charming seaside villages. There are countless opportunities to enjoy beautiful views throughout the area, but one of the best ways to see the town is by bicycle. And with Coastal Maine Kayak and Bike just a short walk from the Maine Stay Inn, that means you can enjoy high-quality bicycle rentals in (almost) a snap of your finger! But if you’ve brought your bike from home, our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast has plenty of space… Read More

Upcoming July Events in Kennebunkport Maine

July 4th is just around the corner, and there are lots of exciting events happening in Kennebunkport and the neighboring communities over the next week. With a gorgeous forecast predicted, there’s nothing to keep folks from enjoying all that the Southern Maine Coast has to offer. So here are some of our favorite things to do in the coming days! Tomorrow, June 30th is Craft Night at River Tree Arts, and that means that for just $25 (or two for $45) you can… Read More

5 Lighthouses to Visit in Southern Maine

When visiting the Maine Coast, one of the most requested stops on any sightseeing tour is a lighthouse. Fortunately, Maine has a plethora of stunning lighthouses, and plenty are just a short drive away from our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast. And while you could certainly stop at more than five in a given day, there are 5 that deserve special mention. Whaleback Light – Situated at the mouth of the Piscataqua River, which divides Maine from New Hampshire. And because of its… Read More

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

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