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Antiquing in Southern Maine

This weekend has brought with it a touch of fall, and that means that it is time to start thinking about some favorite ways to enjoy a glorious fall getaway on the Southern Maine Coast – hiking, biking, leaf-peeping, apple picking, hayrides, and, of course, antiquing! Truthfully, antique shopping in Southern Maine is great all year round, but in the summer months, most people are thinking about spending time on the beach and not perusing the amazing variety of antique shops that… Read More

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

Exploring The Maine Coast in September

On a beautiful summer night like tonight, it’s hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is coming up quickly and September will be here before we know it. And while that means “back to school” season is approaching, it also means the start of an incredible fall season here on the Maine Coast! In fact, I think September might be my absolute favorite month in Kennebunkport Maine! While many people think that September marks the start of autumn, the first few weeks are… 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

Honoring Vets on Veterans Day in Kennebunkport Maine

While many people will enjoy a day off tomorrow and welcome the break in their work week, it can be very easy to forget the reason we are given an extra day to relax and explore beautiful places like Kennebunkport Maine. Unlike Memorial Day, which honors fallen veterans, most communities don’t celebrate with a parade or armed salute in a local cemetery, Veterans Day is a day to honor all of those who have served in the armed forces. And there is… Read More

Third Night Free Savings Starts at Our Maine Bed and Breakfast

Now that Halloween has passed, we are officially in the “late fall” season, which means that the season for romantic getaways to a Maine bed and breakfast is upon us! And the start of November has been a fantastic one – glorious sunny days and crisp nights that are perfect for your favorite fall activities like hiking, horse-drawn carriage rides, and antiquing. An afternoon cup of cappuccino, tea or coffee tastes especially good after a day of exploring the Kennebunkport, Maine area –… Read More

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Maine Coast

I may be a touch biased, but celebrating Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport Maine is one of my favorite times of year, and our turkey day visitors agree! And one of my favorite things about Thanksgiving on the Maine coast is watching the area transform into a winter wonderland just in time for the holiday season and our famous festival, Christmas Prelude. Suggle by the fire this Thanksgiving! As the fall foliage fades and the mercury drops along with the leaves, all of us at the Maine Stay… 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

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