fall foliage

Halloween’s Coming to Kennebunkport

  It’s the end of October and signs all around Kennebunkport say that Halloween is on its way!  While many trees are still boasting some incredible fall foliage, many are shedding theirs and sporting their winter look.  But at this time of year, you’ll spot loads of mums all across Kennebunkport (and the Maine Stay Inn is no exception) and pumpkins galore.  Whether they may be perched atop scarecrows or the monument in Dock Square, you’ll surely enjoy picking them out in… Read More

Fall Foliage Nearing Peak in Kennebunkport Maine

Just in time for Columbus Day Weekend, officials at the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry have reported that the fall foliage in Kennebunkport Maine is nearing its peak of color.  Predicting the most vibrant time to see fall foliage in New England can be very tricky, if not impossible, but you can pretty much guarantee that you’ll see some stunning shades between the last 10 days of September and the first three weeks of October.  Honestly, though, that does not… 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

Enjoying a Perfect Fall Getaway in Kennebunkport Maine

As today’s incredible weather and cloudless skies melded into a perfect evening, I was reminded of why a fall getaway in Kennebunkport Maine is so special.  The day was absolutely ideal for wandering through town, walking on the beach, or even enjoying a scenic hike, but there was nothing more welcome than snuggling up in front of a warm (and non-smoky) gas fireplace – and fortunately for me (and you!) there was one with my name on it right in the living… 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

Enjoying a Fall Getaway to a Maine Bed and Breakfast

While officials say that summer is still sticking around for a few more weeks, Labor Day has come and gone and September is underway, meaning that it’s prime time for enjoying a fall getaway to a Maine bed and breakfast.  Today’s temperatures rose to around 80 and periods of bright sunshine drove many visitors to the beach for some sand and surf, just like you would during the heat of the summer, but the cool evening weather says that fall really is… Read More

Fall Foliage in New England

The 2012 Fall foliage in New England has been spectacular, with some truly spectacular colors.  And in Kennebunkport, we have been fortunate to enjoy quite a long foliage season.  While the weather forecasters have just announced that the area has become “past peak,” that certainly doesn’t mean that there aren’t lots of glorious leafy displays to enjoy in the area!  It’s particularly hard to believe that the weatherman thinks we’ve seen the best of the colors, because the giant maple outside my… Read More

A Fun Shopping Weekend in Kennebunkport

We all know that a fall getaway to Kennebunkport is a great opportunity to take in the sights and sounds of a seaside village.  With blazing foliage displays, many folks (myself included!) choose to enjoy the great outdoors – especially our friends escaping the heat of the South!  That said, sometimes a girl’s just gotta shop!  Fortunately for us and visitors to the Maine Stay Inn, there are nearly endless retail therapy opportunities right here in Kennebunkport, as well as in neighboring… Read More

Fall Fun in Kennebunkport Maine!

There’s no other way to describe autumn in Kennebunkport Maine than simply awesome, and a getaway with fun fall activities is the ideal way to make it even better!  What could be better than apple picking and corn mazes, or hayrides and pumpkin patches?  Since we are very big fans of utilizing local ingredients and seasonal produce, you’ll surely enjoy some classically New England fall fare while visiting the Maine Stay Inn.  Ever had pumpkin and sage “home fries”?  They’re such a… Read More

Exploring the Fall in New England

Most of you know that at the Maine Stay Innwe are pretty big fans of the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm, and that certainly doesn’t change at this time of year.  In fact, we probably love it even more!  I mean, with the glorious colors and crisp breezes, how could we not?   Of course, we love just wandering through the seven miles of trails on this incredible piece of property, meandering down to the shoreline, where the pristine beach just begs… Read More

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