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5 Day Trips for Fall Foliage Season in New England

Summer has flown by and Labor Day is here, which means that fall foliage season is really on its way to New England! Kennebunkport’s coastal Maine location means that the incredible colors tend to stick around longer than our inland neighbors, which means more opportunities to enjoy this beautiful season. And while Kennebunkport Maine is absolutely stunning, there are lots of great spots not to be missed just short jaunts from here, which brings  us to 5 favorite day trips to enjoy… Read More

3 Favorite Activities for Fall in New England

It’s hard to believe that autumn is just around the corner, especially with the glorious summer weather we’ve been enjoying here in Kennebunkport Maine, but fall foliage season is coming! With its characteristic red and orange hues taking over the skylines, just being in New England during fall foliage season is a treat. But with tons of ways to enjoy an autumn getaway on the Maine Coast, there’s lots to do besides enjoying the view, so here are three of our favorite ways… Read More

Late Summer and September Savings at our Maine Bed and Breakfast!

With the kids heading back to school and Labor Day Weekend coming quickly, it’s easy to think that summer is drawing to a close, but here in Kennebunkport and our Maine bed and breakfast there’s a solid month of summertime yet to come! In fact, through mid-late September the coastal waters are actually at their warmest, making for the best swimming of the year. But with so much incredible weather yet to come, we want to make sure that everyone can squeeze in one… 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

Maine Coast Activities for Fall Foliage Season

While temps reached into the high 80s today and the beaches were calling, fall foliage is on its way to the Maine Coast. In fact, the towering Maple in front of the Maine Stay Inn is already boasting hints of orange and yellow! That means it is time to plan your fall foliage tour. Many innkeepers in New England refer fondly to “the loop” – a leaf peeping tour of New England, including your favorite destinations for the fall season. Many head north… Read More

Fall Foliage is Coming to the Maine Coast!

We may not be seeing any signs of the changing of the leaves just yet, but fall foliage season is surely on its way to the Maine Coast! And while some may think that Vermont is the place to enjoy the colors, there is nothing better than seeing the trees come alive while drinking in views of the ocean and some fresh salt air. So that means it is time to plan your  foliage tour! But to take advantage of the various… Read More

We’re Nearing Peak Fall Foliage on the Maine Coast!

Just in time for Columbus Day Weekend, leaf peeper officials have declared that the Maine Coast is almost at the peak of fall foliage color!  Both the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry  and Yankee Magazine are reporting that the leaves in the Kennebunkport Maine area report that the trees are boasting over 50% of color change, but are nearing their peak of color (around 70-100%). Predicting the most vibrant time to see fall foliage in New England is really tough, but you can pretty… Read More

Celebrating Columbus Day Weekend in Kennebunkport

Columbus Day Weekend is already upon us and with it comes some of incredibly fun fall events to enjoy in Kennebunkport.  The forecast is looking great, and we won’t tell if you decide to play hooky on Friday too! Catch a show at the Ogunquit Playhouse!  The Addams Family musical sure to get you in the spirit of fall and start preparing you for Halloween (yes, it really is coming – I have already bought and eaten enough candy to know it’s true).Consider hopping aboard one… Read More

Fall Foliage Savings in Kennebunkport!

Now that fall foliage season is in full swing, all of us in Kennebunkport want everyone to enjoy the incredible colors and sights throughout the area.  For that reason, we’re taking 20% off rates through the end of October.  So stay with us any Sunday-Thursday evenings until October 31 and enjoy rates starting at just $183 per night! Remember, this offer is valid on new reservations only and cannot be combined with any other offers or gift certificates. And what could be… Read More

In Honor Of National Pancake Day…

I may be a little late on the uptake, but Friday, September 26 was National Pancake Day!  And since we definitely love pancakes at the Maine Stay Inn, it only seems appropriate to share one of our favorite recipes. Maine Stay Inn Gingerbread Pancakes 1 1/3 cups flour (probably more like 1 2/3 Cups) 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground cloves Dash of salt 1 egg 1 ¼ cups milk ¼ cup molasses… Read More

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