summer in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport Ice Cream is Tops in the Nation

Sometimes I worry about sounding like a broken record, because there is so much I love about Kennebunkport, and one of those things is the incredible ice cream at Dock Square’s Rococo.  And recently the travel news confirmed what we at the Maine Stay Inn already know – that Rococo has some of the best ice cream in the entire country! Not just in Maine, or even New England, but Kennebunkport’s Rococo sits firmly in the list of the top ten best… Read More

A Maine Coast Summer Vacation

Now that the Fourth of July has come and gone, it is officially summer vacation time, and there’s no better place to enjoy a summer vacation on the Maine Coast than in Kennebunkport!  Now you may think that I am a little biased towards this charming town, but the truth is that I’m “from away” and, after exploring many of the coastal vacation areas in New England, I still think that Kennebunkport is pretty darn special.  For more than a few reasons! So today I’ve… Read More

Where Can You Have a Sunset Dinner in Kennebunkport?

After a truly gorgeous day like today, many people wanted to know where they can have dinner and watch the sunset in Kennebunkport.  The truth is, that with ocean all around Kennebunkport, the skies are stunning everywhere.  Looking down Maine Street from the Maine Stay Inn, you can see picture perfect sunsets. But that’s not exactly what most folks had in mind for this evening, especially as we had lots of anniversaries being celebrated this weekend.  So here are some restaurants with stellar water… Read More

George HW Bush Turns 90 in Kennebunkport

Birthday celebrations in Kennebunkport are always special experiences, but a special Kennebunkport resident celebrated his 90th birthday in a really unique way today!  George H.W. Bush (aka “41″) turned 90 today, and just like he did on his 80th and 85th birthdays, chose to celebrate by skydiving.  While the skies were a bit cloudy, the weather was just right for the former President to leap from a plane onto his estate on Walkers Point. This exciting announcement was made this morning on… Read More

What Should I Do In Kennebunkport?

One of the things that people ask often is “What should I do in Kennebunkport?” and the answer should really be that you can do almost anything!  Of course at this time of year, there are millions more fun activities to enjoy in town, both indoors and out. And since I suggested some fun indoor activities a few days ago, here are some of our favorite things to do in the area that take advantage of the great outdoors (which are even… Read More

Kennebunkport Maine Welcomes Summer!

With Memorial Day Weekend finally here, and some great weather gracing Kennebunkport Maine, we’ve been working on the gardens and outdoor spaces, but come Monday, the area beaches are sure to be calling! With temps supposed to reach almost 80, I for one am going to be especially psyched that some of New England’s most beautiful beaches are just a stone’s throw from our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast!  But while we provide the beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, and even sand toys, you will still have… 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

Late Summer Savings at a Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast

It seems like this summer has just flown by, and everyone I talk to seems to feel the same way, so our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast has decided to make squeezing in an end of summer vacation even more affordable!  So starting this Sunday, you can enjoy rates starting at just $199.  That means that any Sunday through Thursday night (with the exception of Labor Day weekend) until September 20, you can take advantage of these great rates.  But not to worry,… Read More

Staying Cool During a Kennebunkport Heat Wave

This week has brought an intense heat wave to New England, and Kennebunkport is no exception.  Temperatures have soared into the early and even mid nineties, which is highly unusual for the Maine Coast, but fortunately every room and suite has air conditioning (and some even have brand new energy efficient heat pump based cooling systems), so everyone has been cool as a cucumber indoors.  That said, on a bright sunny day, hanging out inside is not normally the number one thing… Read More

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