Kennebunkport winter

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

2015 Christmas Prelude is Coming to Kennebunkport

Even though fall feels like it has just begun, Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude is not far away and it is time to start making plans to enjoy this incredible Christmas Festival. Now, I don’t normally agree with planning for Christmas before Halloween, but when it comes to Prelude, all rules are off! Prelude is just an event that is not to be missed. And since Christmas Prelude begins just one week after Thanksgiving, all of us have to get planning so that the holiday season… Read More

Enjoying a Winter Getaway in Kennebunkport Maine

Kennebunkport Maine may be one of America’s top beach destinations, but it has recently been recognized as a top 10 winter getaway as well! The area has a reputation for scenic vistas and stunning historic homes, incredible dining, and charming boutiques, and none of that changes once the weather turns colder.  It just means that cozying up by a glowing fireplace or enjoying a luxurious soak in a jacuzzi tub at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast is the perfect way to top off… Read More

Snowstorm Marcus Keeps Kennebunkport a Winter Wonderland!

After a lifetime of living in New England, I’ve come to entirely distrust the weather forecasts, and after blockbuster storms for the last two weeks, it was easy to distrust the meteorologists and their snowy forecast for Kennebunkport Maine.  Well, they were right! Flakes fell through most of the day, and fortunately it was nice and fluffy, meaning that it was perfect for traipsing around town and snow throwing with friends! But while there are more than a few feet (yes, feet) on the… Read More

Snowstorm Juno Visits Kennebunkport

Although the snowfall seem to be winding down here in Kennebunkport, the winds are still howling and we have lots of shoveling ahead of us.  But we are looking forward to waking up to some beautiful sunny skies in this winter wonderland!  While a superstorm like this one has major implications for travel throughout the nation (although our local plow drivers are doing an amazing job!), it sure does set the stage for a perfect month of romance in town.  “Paint the… Read More

Superbowl Sunday in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that Superbowl Sunday is just a week away, and after the “Deflategate” scandal, even the non football fans are surely going to be tuning in from Kennebunkport.  While I am definitely not a regular sports watcher, this broadcast tops my “must-see” list for next weekend, and there’s no better place (aside from the stadium, perhaps) to watch than one of the great pubs around Kennebunkport Maine.  Now since the commercials are my favorite part of the Superbowl, and I… Read More

Winter Activities to Enjoy in Kennebunkport Maine

The new year and heart of winter is here, and with it some chilly weather perfect for enjoying winter activities in the Kennebunkport Maine area during your getaway. Now, the first thing that comes to mind in terms of winter sports is usually skiing, and mountains are not something that Southern Maine is really known for.  But the truth is that not everyone loves to strap on the ski boots and hit the slopes, and sometimes what you really are thinking of… Read More

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Kennebunkport

The Christmas holiday gave all of us at the Maine Stay a chance to enjoy some relaxation time with family, and we’re all recharged and ready to start preparing to ring in the new year in Kennebunkport.  While some people choose to enjoy dinners out, many visitors choose to forgo a restaurant dinner and enjoy the festivities right inside the Maine Stay Inn with our annual New Year’s Eve party.  We started this annual tradition years ago in a low key gathering for staff, local friends, and… Read More

Ringing In the New Year in Kennebunkport!

Every year the holiday season brings lots of fun and merriment to Kennebunkport and the Maine Stay.  A Thanksgiving feast leads into two weeks of Christmas Prelude, followed on its heels with actual Christmas and, of course, our New Year’s Eve party!  Thank goodness I don’t believe that calories exist in the state of Maine (you know… “Maine – the way life should be”), because we sure do a lot of cooking and eating around the Maine Stay Inn at this time of year.… Read More

Christmas Prelude Lights Up Kennebunkport

It’s hard to believe that the closing weekend of Christmas is already upon us, but tonight’s tree lighting and fireworks display started the festivities off with a bang – literally! Now in its 33rd year, Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude has grown to span a whole 12 days. 12 days of Christmas festivities?  Yes, please! Today’s activities included the lighting of the Dock Square Christmas tree, accompanied with musical performances, art and shopping opportunities, and winter trolley rides.  And after the lighting, crowds of… Read More

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