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Enjoying Fall Breakfasts at a Maine B&B

Now that fall is upon us, we’ve been busy incorporating great fall flavors into our breakfast menu.  While breakfast at the Maine Stay Inn varies greatly from day to day, we try to utilize the freshest products and serving up hearty and nutritious breakfasts with enough variety for all palates. We’re serving up delicious fall menus!  Our morning menu changes daily, but we usually alternate between sweet and savory entrees.  But don’t worry if you don’t love sweet breakfasts, because even if it’s a “sweet day,” we always include savory sides for… 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

Great Savings at the Ogunquit Playhouse This Fall!

Great savings at the Ogunquit Playhouse! For those who don’t know, the Ogunquit Playhouse is one of the hidden gems of the Southern Maine Coast. 2014 marks the theater’s 82nd season, and featuring outstanding musical theater performances from May to October, it is one of the “must see” activities to add to your list when visiting Kennebunkport Maine.  And fortunately for us, it’s less than fifteen miles down the road from the Maine Stay Inn!  This year’s reviews have been just as fantastic as ever,… Read More

Enjoying a Maine Bed and Breakfast in the Fall

It’s hard to believe that fall really is upon us, but this week’s cooler weather and developing foliage says that Kennebunkport and our Maine Bed and Breakfast is definitely welcoming the fall season!  The daytime weather has been absolutely spectacular for exploring the Maine Coast, and the crisp evening air and gentle salty breeze just begs for a light sweatshirt and some cuddling with your special someone.  While that in itself is something to celebrate, here are some of my favorite things about the Fall foliage season!… Read More

Fall Foliage Nature Walks in Kennebunkport Maine

Now that fall foliage season is underway, it is time to start enjoying this great fall weather, and there’s no better way than taking a great nature walk or 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 peaks or granite… Read More

Fall Foliage is Coming to Kennebunkport Maine

Last week’s weather definitely felt like the heat of summer, but this week you can definitely tell that fall is on its way to Kennebunkport Maine!  The cool evening breeze is just begging for a cozy sweater or sweatshirt as you walk along the water or meander through the streets of Dock Square, but during the day the sun feels warm and glorious – perfect for exploring the Maine Coast and enjoying the fall foliage. And the autumnal colors are definitely on… Read More

Fun Fall Activities on the Maine Coast

Now that Labor Day is almost over, it is time to start thinking about fun fall activities to enjoy along the Maine Coast!  Now, with temps reaching the upper 80s today and similar weather predicted for tomorrow, it definitely feels like summer instead, but that is really typical of early September in Kennebunkport Maine.  Fortunately, though, went fall starts to settle in, you’ll be all set with some great ideas to enjoy the sights in the area and drink in the whole… Read More

Third Night Free to Start September!

September is really the forgotten month of summer on the Maine coast, and Kennebunkport is no exception!  And to start off the month right, you can enjoy three nights at the Maine Stay Inn for the price of two.  That means three days of glorious weather on the ocean, three gourmet breakfasts, and three days of our signature afternoon cookies and refreshing iced tea.  So soak up some sun and savings this September.  You deserve some extra rest and relaxation after what… Read More

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

Pumpkins! Yes, It’s Fall in Kennebunkport!

Throughout much of the country, fall is synonymous with pumpkins, and Kennebunkport is no exception!  You’ll find pumpkin spice lattes in area coffee shops, pumpkin creations on most restaurant and bakery menus, and on the front steps of homes and businesses across town.  You’ll even find them topping the festive scarecrows on the door steps of many stores and restaurants in the area, and the best one is floating in a row boat on the river But the best spots to see… Read More

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