summer in Kennebunkport

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Kennebunkport

It’s National Ice Cream Day, and fortunately Kennebunkport has lots of great options for enjoying a frozen treat to celebrate! With all of the great spots to pick up a cone or dish of your favorite flavors, it’s like every day is National Ice Cream Day in town. And whether you like soft serve, hard packed, small batch or large, the Kennebunkport area has just what you’re craving on a warm summer night. Recently rated the best ice cream shop in Maine and one… Read More

A Relaxing Romantic Getaway This Summer on the Maine Coast

One of the best things about Kennebunkport is that it is a truly unique village sitting right on the Maine Coast, and its charming, intimate atmosphere is what makes it perfect for a romantic getaway. Unlike most vacation destinations, it doesn’t have any chain hotels, fast food restaurants, or even a stoplight! In a way, it’s like stepping back in time, but you don’t lose the modern amenities you expect from travel today. While there might not be any chain Kennebunkport hotels,… Read More

Upcoming July Events in Kennebunkport Maine

July 4th is just around the corner, and there are lots of exciting events happening in Kennebunkport and the neighboring communities over the next week. With a gorgeous forecast predicted, there’s nothing to keep folks from enjoying all that the Southern Maine Coast has to offer. So here are some of our favorite things to do in the coming days! Tomorrow, June 30th is Craft Night at River Tree Arts, and that means that for just $25 (or two for $45) you can… Read More

Take a Sail in Kennebunkport

The last week has been picture perfect here on the Maine Coast, and on these incredible evenings, there is almost no better way to watch the sunset than from one of Kennebunkport’s sailboat cruises. In fact, I came to this realization while watching a gorgeous three-masted sailboat cruise into the harbor while I watched from Colony Beach. And while the sunset from the beach is pretty amazing, there is nothing better than watching it with the salt air in your hair and… Read More

3 Best Spots for Viewing July 4th Fireworks in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that Independence Day is just around the corner. (Although the gorgeous summer weather says it really is!). And that means it’s time to start thinking about those Fourth of July festivities. And no 4th would be complete without fireworks, and Kennebunkport, Maine is known for having some of the best displays in the entire state! Not many small towns are lucky enough to host truly outstanding fireworks, but Kennebunk and Kennebunkport team up to produce a spectacular show. And everyone in… Read More

Summer Starts at Our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast!

Monday marked the official start of summertime across the Northern Hemisphere and it certainly felt like it at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast! With perfect blue skies and temperatures in the upper 70s, the summer solstice was perfection! Now that it really is summertime (and it actually feels like summer too!), it is the perfect time to visit Kennebunkport. When most people think of the Maine Coast, they envision craggy rocks and smooth pebble shores–and Kennebunkport has plenty of vistas for visitors looking to… Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Kennebunkport Maine in June

Kennebunkport Maine is fortunate to be home to soft, sandy beaches, boutique shopping, and world-class dining, which means that it is an excellent choice for a vacation to the Maine Coast. And while it is particularly known for being a warm weather and fall foliage spot, it is ideal for getaways all year long. That said, now that the weather is warm, the best reasons for visiting Southern Maine seem endless. But here are my 5 reasons to visit Kennebunkport Maine during the… Read More

Early Summer Special Returns to Maine Bed and Breakfast!

Today, I went for a stroll around the grounds Maine Bed and Breakfast, taking note of the gardens springing to life all over the property, and I got thinking about all of the amazing activities coming up here in Kennebunkport. But most of all, I started thinking about how beautiful the gardens will be at the start of our early summer special! Come mid-May (and all the way through June), Kennebunkport hotels and bed and breakfasts will enter their summer pricing scheme, while we will… Read More

Visiting The Maine Coast in September

It’s hard to believe that the end of August is here and Labor Day Weekend is fast approaching, but fortunately September is a fabulous month in Kennebunkport Maine! Honestly, September is really the forgotten month of summer on the Maine Coast. This month brings with it cooler evenings – perfect for a cardigan or sweatshirt during your post-dinner stroll – but the days are almost identical to those during August. So don’t put your swimsuit away just yet, because there is plenty of… Read More

A Sunset Picnic on the Maine Coast

The Maine Coast is especially beautiful, and the beaches of Kennebunkport are no exception, so one of the best ways to enjoy them this summer is to pack a delicious meal for a sunset picnic on the beach! For that very reason, I often recommend it as an evening activity to folks visiting the area. But many come up with this idea on their own and request location suggestions or places to pick up tasty treats. Although there are lots of great… Read More

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