Maine Summer Vacation

Sailing Along the Maine Coast

On Saturday evening, I found myself sitting along the banks of the Kennebunk River, watching the sun set as a gorgeous three-masted sailboat cruised silently through the marina. And this got me thinking about the opportunities to enjoy a scenic sail along the Maine Coast from Kennebunkport. Fortunately there are many ways to enjoy the coastal waterways in and around Kennebunkport, including paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, canoeing, and, of course, sailing. A sunset sail in Kennebunkport Maine! Just like the Kennebunkport hotels, restaurants,… 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

The 2015 Kennebunkport Festival Is Coming!

  Every June an exciting food, wine, and art festival comes to town and this year is no exception, as we welcome the Kennebunkport Festival 2015!  So this year from June 8th-13th (or as few or many as you would like!) you can indulge in the finest dining prepared by chefs from the most influential restaurants in Maine. Even Laudholm Farm plays host for the Kennebunkport Festival! And the Festival gets even better, because while you can choose from events at local fine dining restaurants or at… Read More

Early Summer Special on the Maine Coast

It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day is just around the corner, which means that summer has really almost arrived on the Maine Coast. And with Memorial Day comes the start of our incredible early summer special! Yes, while bed and breakfasts throughout the area are entering their summertime pricing, we’ve decided to make a vacation to our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast even more appealing! Sure, the water temperatures are still on the cool side, a day at the beach is just as wonderful. Plus… Read More

Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend on the Maine Coast

It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day Weekend is almost here, and that means that summer has almost arrived in Kennebunkport, Maine! Now that our indoor renovations are complete, we’ve turned our attention to getting the outdoor spaces ready for lots of warm weather lounging. The tables and chairs and lounging furniture is out, and we’re ready to celebrate. Spring is in full swing here on the Maine Coast and that means that summer is on its way! Now that our indoor renovations are complete, we’ve… Read More

Planning a Getaway to the Maine Coast

This blustery February night is bringing another coating of snow to New England, and that means the fireplaces are roaring at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast – and that means it is the perfect opportunity to start planning a summer getaway to the Maine Coast. While spontaneity is idealized by a lot of people, the truth is that the best vacations really do involve planning and taking the time to lay things out now means so much more fun later! So to help… 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

A Summer Evening on the Maine Coast

Today was an absolutely gorgeous day, and it gave way to an equally beautiful evening, which just begged for a stroll along the Maine Coastline in Kennebunkport and through Dock Square.  A night like tonight just begs for dinner on the water, and fortunately for visitors to Kennebunkport (and those of us who live here too!) there are lots of wonderful outdoor dining establishments in the area.  Just steps from the Maine Stay Inn, you’ll find the Arundel Wharf Restaurant, a classic… Read More

July 4th Fireworks in Kennebunkport Maine

July 4th is upon us, and apparently so is a little storm – but that’s not going to put a damper on the fun and festivities in Kennebunkport Maine.  So despite the fact that tomorrow’s fireworks have been postponed, it looks like the bulk of the storm will actually happen overnight tonight, leaving us with some great weekend weather!  Not to worry, though, the famous fireworks off of Kennebunk Beach will only be delayed 24 hours and go off (without a hitch,… 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

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