Things To Do in Kennebunkport

An Afternoon at the Beach in Kennebunkport Maine

Although the day’s forecast looked a little questionable this morning, today turned out to be an absolutely incredible one in Kennebunkport Maine, so we headed to beach.  Beaches, actually! With truly stellar weather this Memorial Day Weekend, it just seemed appropriate to visit as many as possible. The ocean could be something that you might take for granted when living in vacationland, but any time you check out a new cove or secret spot it feels entirely new! So this afternoon, we headed… Read More

Finding Perfect Sunsets in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport may face east, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t great spots to watch the sun set, and after a few stunning sunsets recently, the Maine Stay Inn and Cottages shares the inside scoop on where to catch perfect sunsets during your getaway to Kennebunkport! So now that the weather is warm, it’s time pop the cork on your favorite bottle of wine and snuggle into your favorite sweatshirt as you watch a glowing sunset in the ocean breeze.  Now, since Kennebunkport sits… Read More

April Vacation Week in Kennebunkport

The weather in Kennebunkport can sure keep you on your toes, and this April Vacation week is no exception!  Yesterday felt like late spring or early summer with temps soaring into the seventies, but today definitely felt more like early Spring, with sun, clouds, wind, rain, chill and warmth…all in the same day!  They say that if you don’t like the weather in New England, wait ten minutes and that sure was true today!  And this great weather means that the beach… Read More

Winter Activities For Your Bed and Breakfast Getaway

With the Superbowl and Winter Olympics on the immediate horizon, I started thinking about my favorite winter activities and trends for those enjoying a bed and breakfast getaway.  Now, the first thing that comes to mind in terms of winter sports is usually skiing, and mountains are not something that Southern Maine is really known for.  But truthfully, not everyone is a ski bunny, so I don’t personally  see a lack of slopes as a big drawback when it comes to planning… Read More

Winter Weekend Activities in Kennebunkport Maine

A long weekend lies just ahead and that got me thinking about all of the great winter activities there are to enjoy in Kennebunkport Maine and the surrounding area.  While some people aren’t huge fans of lots of snow, it sure makes things awfully pretty and we might even see a very light dusting on Saturday – what a treat! It’s just the kind that transforms our already lovely winter landscape into a perfect winter wonderland, without causing any trouble on the roads or even much shoveling!… Read More

Holiday Shopping in Kennebunkport Maine

Kennebunkport Maine is often known for its assortment of fine shops, and that means that it’s a prime location to get some holiday shopping done!  All of us at the Maine Stay Inn are feel so lucky to have such a great spot for retail therapy just steps away.  And unlike many vacation destinations, Dock Square is not overrun with T-shirt shops and souvenir stands.  Instead, you’ll find incredible art galleries, chic boutiques, and fine crafts with products from many local craftsmen.… Read More

Sports Bars in Kennebunkport for World Series Watching

I am probably breaking some kind of cardinal rule in New England by writing this blog while the Red Sox are playing in the World Series, but I realized that not everyone knows where to find sports bars or similar settings in Kennebunkport. And while I enjoy watching the game all curled up in a cozy bed or sofa, I know that a lot of people live for the group dynamic when lots of people are cheering together.  Given how fanatical New… Read More

Fun Fall Day Trips From Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that the end of September is already upon us, but that just means that foliage season is underway, setting the stage for some fun fall day trips from Kennebunkport Maine.  And while there is plenty to do and explore in and around town, it’s sometimes fun to hit the road and explore what other nearby New England destinations have to offer.  So this fall, consider exploring some of our favorite spots for a great day trip not far… Read More

Fall Foliage Hikes in Kennebunkport

Now that it is officially mid-September (what?!), it is time to start enjoying the fall weather, and there’s no better way than taking a great fall foliage hike in Kennebunkport.  And fortunately there are tons of great opportunities for trips that suit all fitness levels and attention spans not far from the Maine Stay Inn.  Now, we have to be realistic – this is Southern Maine, after all.  So that means that you’re not going to find any soaring mountains and above… Read More

Must-Do Things for Your Kennebunkport Maine Vacation

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is what visitors should do and see during their Kennebunkport Maine vacation, and honestly, it’s a hard question to answer, because it really depends on what you like to do!  I mean, many people come to Kennebunkport to enjoy the plethora of great shops with unique assortments that you just can’t find in many places.  But I am not really a shopper, so chances are that won’t be at the tippity-top of my… Read More

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