Maine Lighthouses

A Visit to the Portland Head Lighthouse

On a recent stunning fall afternoon, I decided to visit a favorite location for many aspiring photographers and lighthouse fanatics – the Portland Head Lighthouse.  Located just on the border of Cape Elizabeth and Portland, this historic lighthouse (first lit in 1791) is situated on a 90 acred park, which is perfect for enjoying breathtaking views of the Maine Coast. While the lighthouse also features a museum that operates from 10-4 every day, I decided to visit just prior to sunset to… Read More

Visiting Lighthouses Near a Maine Bed and Breakfast

We’re quickly approaching a really exciting day of the year – Open Lighthouse Day – which means that visitors to our Maine Bed and Breakfast have the opportunity to venture inside some of the incredible gems that speckle the Maine coastline.  While we are extremely fortunate that, starting during summer 2011, the Friends of Wood Island Lighthousebanded together to offer tours of the facility.  Their volunteer effort has truly been remarkable, as the group has offered six plus tours a week during… Read More

This Week in Kennebunkport Maine

The trend to cool mornings and late evenings in Kennebunkport Maine has been well received, as it means breaking out some lightweight sweaters and jackets while meandering through town, but the events’ calendar is still heatin’ up in the area.  So in addition to some of your tried-and-true favorites, consider checking out some of these great events happening not far from our Kennebunkport Maine Bed and Breakfast this week! The Art Guild of the Kennebunks is sponsoring a demo event on Thursday… Read More

How About a Maine Lighthouse Tour?

At our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast, we get asked often about taking a Maine Lighthouse Tour, and have always suggested that visitors go see the majestic structures that grace (and protect) our coastline.  But now you can actually enjoy a tour!  Just a few minutes out Route 9 lies the city of Biddeford, a former mill town.  But a quaint district, called Biddeford Pool, neighbors Goose Rocks Beach and is home to an adorable Maine Lighthouse.  It’s even reportedly the smallest in… Read More