kennebunkport summer vacation

Garden Party at the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport

The 2015 Kennebunkport Festival is here, and that means that Historic Kennebunkport inns are gearing up for tomorrow’s Garden Party. It looks like Mother Nature is planning to cooperate so guests at any of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport can enjoy tours of the four unique properties, as well as a delicious refreshments! Enjoy our gardens at the Garden Party! While some visitors might think that the best part of the Garden Party is touring all of the inns (let’s be honest – snooping is lots… Read More

10 Best Things About Kennebunkport in June

Kennebunkport is an incredible vacation destination any time of the year, but especially now that the weather is warm. With temps often in the 70s and even the low 80s, the month of June is certainly one of those times! Now, it’s a given that I love the Maine Coast, but here are my top 10 reasons why I particularly love visiting Kennebunkport in June: 10. Lower rates and better deals! Our Kennebunkport Maine Bed and Breakfast offers awesome reduced rates during the entire month (with the “Shoulder Season”… Read More

Memorial Day Weekend in Kennebunkport

It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day Weekend is here, and that means that summer has arrived in Kennebunkport! The weather has been absolutely stellar (and very summery feeling), which has made the kick off of summer in town a real hit! Today’s temps soared near 80, which meant that many folks flocked to the beach, but the mornings were just a touch too chilly for eating on the porch. And with the hanging baskets of flowers up and the fresh coat of… Read More

Planning Your Summer Vacation to the Maine Coast

Today the temperatures soared over 65 degrees today in Kennebunkport, Maine, which means it’s time to plan your summer vacation! Personally, I’m just not good at the whole “spontaneous” thing. So, for me, that means I’ve got to plan.  And since you’ve already decided to hit the road for a coastal Maine vay-cay, I’ve put together a few questions/answers to help guide your efforts. When? July and August are prime time in Kennebunkport — there’s no question about that. June is ideal if you are… Read More

Favorite Summer Activities on the Maine Coast

After looking at this week’s forecast and my recent blogs, I decided that we are way overdue for a list of some of the favorite activities during the summertime and early fall along the Maine Coast.  It’s not really fair to limit this list to Kennebunkport Maine, because there is so much to do in the general area, and most visitors do actually visit out of Kennebunkport town lines at some point during their visit! They might not actually be aware that… Read More

Gearing Up For July 4th in Kennebunkport

Our flag will be flying high on July 4th! It’s hard to believe that July 4th is right around the corner, but with summer in the air, we really know it’s true! And now that summertime is really here, the Kennebunkport hotels and bed and breakfasts are gearing up for a great celebration!  And as we get closer to Independence Day, hints of red, white and blue crop up all around Kennebunkport.  The Maine Stay Inn is no exception, as we fly the American… Read More

A Taste of Summer in Kennebunkport Maine

The last few days in Kennebunkport Maine have given all of us a taste of summer, with warm temps, clear air, and perfect weather for spending time along the seashore.  Despite working hard at finishing up our renovation on Luxury Cottage. Suite 6, I was able to sneak off to enjoy an afternoon walk on one of the many local beaches.  What a treat!  It was a little breezy, but the sun was so warm that there was no need for a… Read More

Planning Your Summer Vacation to a Maine Bed and Breakfast

Today I noticed buds on the trees and that the birds seemed especially active, which means it’s that time of year again – time to plan your summer vacation to a Maine bed and breakfast!  Most people can’t just spontaneously jaunt off for a couple of days along the coast, so taking that fun trip means planning.  Now, that’s not my favorite thing, especially because time is always at a premium.  But since you’ve already decided to hit coastal Maine for your vay-cay,… Read More

Kennebunkport Beaches Welcome Spring

While Old Man Winter has hung around a bit longer this year than most New Englanders would like, spring is officially here and today was perfect for enjoying a walk along the Kennebunkport Beaches!  Yes, it may have been a bit breezy, but the sunshine definitely said that Mother Nature has us right on the cusp of true springtime.  And boy was that sunshine a reminder of just how lovely the beaches are in Kennebunkport! While the water might be a little… Read More