Holidays in Kennebunkport Maine

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

3 Best Spots for Viewing July 4th Fireworks in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that Independence Day is just around the corner. (Although the gorgeous summer weather says it really is!). And that means it’s time to start thinking about those Fourth of July festivities. And no 4th would be complete without fireworks, and Kennebunkport, Maine is known for having some of the best displays in the entire state! Not many small towns are lucky enough to host truly outstanding fireworks, but Kennebunk and Kennebunkport team up to produce a spectacular show. And everyone in… Read More

Celebrating Father’s Day Weekend at Kennebunkport Hotels!

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and that means that incredible dads are celebrating (with and without their kids) at Kennebunkport hotels, and the Maine Stay Inn is no exception! This weekend marked the first annual LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival here in the Kennebunks, and there were lots of amazing dads taking advantage of the fun activities around town. But since it is Father’s Day, it’s only appropriate to write this post about some of the fun things that fathers enjoy doing in town… Read More

Treat Dad to a Father’s Day Getaway on the Maine Coast

Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, Father’s Day Weekend is just around the corner! And while I have dedicated more than a few blog entries to the perfect Mother’s Day getaway to treat mom to a special escape, I haven’t really written much about the deserving dads out there. At least in my house, the things that Dad wants on his special day aren’t too different from Mom – a weekend without the “honey-do” list, a great beer, some excellent… Read More

5 Best Memorial Day Weekend Activities

Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner and that means that summer has almost arrived in Kennebunkport, Maine! Spring is really in full swing, with the gardens starting to bloom, and with all of our new outdoor furniture, the outdoor spaces at the Maine Stay are really ready for lots of lounging this weekend! But in addition to relaxing and drinking in the beautiful weather, there are tons of great activities to add to the to-do list to enjoy this weekend, so… Read More

Mother’s Day Weekend at a Maine Bed and Breakfast

People all around the country are gearing up to celebrate Mother’s Day tomorrow, and our Maine bed and breakfast is no exception! This Mother’s Day Weekend, we are happy to have lots of great moms in our midst – both as visitors and as part of the Maine Stay team. And while our staff moms are getting some quality time with their families when they’re not on site, there are more than a few lucky ladies who are being treated to the… Read More

Happy Cinco De Mayo from Kennebunkport!

Today was a little rainy and chilly, and unlike the warm weather characteristic of Mexico, but Cinco de Mayo was certainly heating things up in Kennebunkport! Fortunately, Kennebunkport Maine is home to an amazing Mexican restaurant that is perfect for any celebration on May 5 – or any time you’re hankering for a killer margarita or some spicy fish tacos. We like to start off Cinco de Mayo with a traditional breakfast like breakfast burritos or huevos rancheros, but this year dietary restrictions… Read More

Happy New Year From Maine Stay Inn!

Across the world, on New Year’s Eve, countless people celebrated the close of 2015 and the start of 2016 and our Maine Stay Inn was no exception! As we do each year, we closed out the year with great food, fun games, and entertaining conversation at the inn, but this year was particularly festive. While unseasonably warm weather graced the Christmas season across New England, the first snowfall draped Kennebunkport in holiday splendor just before New Year’s (while leaving plenty of time for the roads… Read More

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at a Maine Bed and Breakfast!

Kennebunkport is known for its phenomenal holiday celebrations, and New Year’s Eve is no exception! We start the holiday season with a Thanksgiving feast, followed shortly by two weeks of Christmas Prelude, followed shortly thereafter by Christmas. But the festivities don’t stop there – our New Year’s Eve party is something we look forward to all year long! And now that Christmas is just around the corner, it’s time to start planning on how to ring in 2016. For all of us at the… Read More

Christmas Prelude is Underway in Kennebunkport!

Christmas Prelude has become an event to look forward to all year long, and not just for folks here in Kennebunkport Maine. Now in its 34th year, Christmas Prelude has racked up the accolades for one of the best Christmas Festivals in the whole nation, and we couldn’t agree more! Now spanning two jam-packed weekends and the week in-between, this event encompasses all things Christmas. Fortunately, Mother Nature has blessed New England with slightly warmer weather than usual, and while that means that… Read More

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