kennebunkport maine

Kennebunkport is New England’s Prettiest Coastal Town!

Yankee magazine has recently released an article called “10 Prettiest Coastal Towns in New England,” and, of course, Kennebunkport Maine tops the list! So while I am totally unsurprised to see this incredible village on the Maine coast topping the list, I sure am happy to see that the things I love about Kennebunkport are the same things that this New England magazine appreciates as well.  I mean, with no commercial chains or franchises, historic homes, quaint shops, and a stunning coastline,… Read More

Baby Make Three – Traveling with Kids in Kennebunkport Maine

With entertainment and social media buzzing about the Royal Baby, it got me thinking about couples traveling with their infants or kids in Kennebunkport Maine.  Now, it’s true that many parents choose Kennebunkport as a destination for a quick getaway without their little ones, because of its easy access and proximity to major metropolitan areas in the northeast (that means that in the event of an emergency, moms won’t be too far away). But there are lots of families that aren’t quite… Read More

A Beautiful Election Day in Kennebunkport

Boy, has Mother Nature been kind to us in Kennebunkport today!  Although it was a pretty chilly morning, we awoke to bright, cloudless skies and sun pouring into our kitchen windows.  You do know this isn’t going to be a political blog entry, right, folks?  So anyhow, after breakfast we each headed out to do our civic duty on this, the first Tuesday of November, and cast our votes in state and national elections.  But even when you’re an innkeeper, you need to… Read More

Kennebunkport Nominated for “Prettiest Painted Places”

Thanks to a national competition to find the “Prettiest Painted Places in America,” people across the country are discovering what Maine residents have long known: The Pine Tree State has some of the most beautiful towns and neighborhoods to be found anywhere.  Sponsored by the Paint Quality Institute, whose mission is to educate the public aboutquality paints and coatings, the “Prettiest Painted Places” competition has drawn two entries from Maine: Kennebunkport and Ogunquit. Over the next few weeks, the two Maine communities will vie with nearly… Read More

in The Area

The Kennebunkport Festival Draws to a Close

The Kennebunkport Festival has brought much excitement to Kennebunkport Maine during the past five days, as food, wine, and fine art have filled this quaint New England community.  Held the week following Memorial Day, the Kennebunkport Festival is a wonderful way to kick off summer, and enjoy some of the things that make the area particularly unique as a vacation destination. Some of the most popular events include the Art of Dining dinners held at some of the stunning private residences that… Read More