Holidays in Kennebunkport Maine

Pampering Mom on Mother’s Day at a Maine Bed and Breakfast

Year after year, mothers all around the country wake up on Mother’s Day to pancakes lovingly prepared by their little tykes, but what these special ladies really want is some pampering, and there is no better place than at the Maine Stay! So make this year’s Mother’s Day one to remember with special surprises for the women in your life at our Maine bed and breakfast. She’ll feel the love from the moment she arrives. We’ll have a local cheese and fruit platter… Read More

Running Routes in Kennebunkport for Marathon Monday

Throughout New England, the third Monday in April marks a very important day – Marathon Monday! In Massachusetts, this day is a state holiday (not for the Marathon, but to commemorate the battles of Lexington and Concord during the Revolutionary War as “Patriots’ Day”), and this holiday pops up on many calendars throughout the nation. But here in New England, folks find themselves glued to the screen watching the course of the Boston Marathon. And while we in Kennebunkport Maine will also… Read More

Easter Sunday Church Services in Kennebunkport Maine

Easter Sunday is just a week away, and with the snow piles almost gone and the gardens coming to life, it really feels like a season of rebirth here in Kennebunkport Maine! Although this seaside village is home to just over 3,000 people year round, there is a surprising number of churches open for Easter Sunday service (and the variety gets even greater once the weather gets warmer). So if you are looking to enjoy a worship service while enjoying a weekend getaway, here are some… Read More

Enjoy Luck of the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day on the Maine Coast

I might still have trouble remembering to write “2017”, but St. Patrick’s Day is upon us and there’s not better place on the Maine Coast to enjoy a little Irish luck than in Kennebunkport! And celebrating St. Paddy’s Day in New England doesn’t have to mean hitting the parade route in South Boston or just cooking up corned beef and cabbage at home – there are plenty of fantastic Irish pubs just waiting for a celebration! A few years ago, a fantastic… Read More

A New Year’s Eve Celebration in Kennebunkport Maine

The holiday season is a particularly beautiful time here in Kennebunkport Maine, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. This year, a light snowfall draped this seaside village in white, for the perfect backdrop to ring in 2016! And once the sun set on 2016, the fun began! Each year, guests at our boutique Kennebunnkport hotel are treated to a New Year’s Eve party that all are invited to enjoy. Some visitors chose to head out on the town for a special dinner or music… Read More

Historic Inns of Kennebunkport Donate to Food Pantry

We may have been a little late for Giving Tuesday, but today the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport presented our annual donation to the York County Food Pantry. Each year during Christmas Prelude, area bed and breakfasts open their doors to visitors, showing them around the inns so that locals and visitors alike can get a real sense of the personalities of each of the inns–while benefitting a great cause! Each year during Christmas Prelude, the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport (the Maine Stay… Read More

Ring in 2017 at a Maine Bed and Breakfast!

Kennebunkport is known for celebrating the holiday season in style, and New Year’s Eve is certainly no exception! We kick off the holiday season with a special celebration for Veterans over Veteran’s Day and continue with a Thanksgiving feast, followed shortly by nearly two weeks of Christmas Prelude. This year the festivities continue with Christmas and Hanukkah, with New Year’s Eve not long after! And to send off the 2016 holiday season with a bang, the Maine Stay Inn hosts a great New Year’s Eve… Read More

Christmas Prelude 2016 Is Coming to Kennebunkport!

It feels like the Halloween candy has hardly been put away, but Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means that Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport is not far behind! This Christmas festival has been rated the second best Christmas festival in the nation, and is always included on worldwide lists of the best places to celebrate Christmas. In fact, I just read today that Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude made another “top 10” list for Christmas celebrations, and we couldn’t agree more! Christmas Prelude was… Read More

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Maine Coast

The holiday season is a spectacular time to visit the Maine Coast and get in the spirit of the season! But it also marks a special time for the Maine Stay Inn – we were introduced to Kennebunkport Maine for the very first time during a Thanksgiving getaway almost 14 years ago. We enjoyed strolling through the beautifully decorated streets of the historic district, dining in some of the area’s incredible restaurants (and many more have joined the dining scene since then),… Read More

Enjoying Columbus Day Weekend in Kennebunkport Maine

Columbus Day Weekend might only be a regional holiday, but here in Kennebunkport Maine, you certainly wouldn’t know it, because it is celebrated much like July 4th and Labor Day – with tons of outdoor activities and community events. This weekend was no exception, and visitors and locals alike enjoyed tons of cavities all around the Southern Maine Coast. Cool fall weather was perfect for hiking and taking in the fall foliage, particularly at places like Laudholm Farm at the Wells Reserve, Mount… Read More

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