Thanksgiving

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Maine Coast

The holiday season is a spectacular time to visit the Maine Coast and get in the spirit of the season! But it also marks a special time for the Maine Stay Inn – we were introduced to Kennebunkport Maine for the very first time during a Thanksgiving getaway almost 14 years ago. We enjoyed strolling through the beautifully decorated streets of the historic district, dining in some of the area’s incredible restaurants (and many more have joined the dining scene since then),… Read More

Thanksgiving Dining in Kennebunkport Maine

One of the most important parts of any Thanksgiving celebration is dinner and fortunately when spending the holiday in Kennebunkport Maine there are lots of excellent places to give thanks over a great meal. And while Thanksgiving dinner is a particularly special time, one of my favorite things about the holiday is getting to watch Kennebunkport prepare itself for Christmas Prelude and the holiday season. As you may know, Thanksgiving marks my very first introduction to this amazing community on the Maine Coast. Never having visited before, my parents chose this… Read More

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Maine Coast

I may be a touch biased, but celebrating Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport Maine is one of my favorite times of year, and our turkey day visitors agree! And one of my favorite things about Thanksgiving on the Maine coast is watching the area transform into a winter wonderland just in time for the holiday season and our famous festival, Christmas Prelude. Suggle by the fire this Thanksgiving! As the fall foliage fades and the mercury drops along with the leaves, all of us at the Maine Stay… Read More

Thanksgiving Eve in Kennebunkport

It’s hard to believe that today marks the 12th anniversary of our family’s first visit to Kennebunkport.  As the snow falls gently around the Maine Stay Inn, the quiet that comes with a snowstorm allows for some reflection on my first visit to this town that I loved at first arrival.  While that day 12 years ago wasn’t quite as blustery as today, snow fell during our Thanksgiving visit to Kennebunkport.  I guess a “White Thanksgiving” is kind of a thing here!… Read More

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Black Friday Shopping In Kennebunkport Maine

Kennebunkport Maine may not be home to any big chains (or any at all) or mega malls that you think of when you think “Black Friday” shopping, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not the perfect spot for your post-Thanksgiving shopping sprees! Yes, Kennebunkport itself is known for its assortment of fine shops and galleries, many of which are likely to offer special offers on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, and that means our quaint seaside town is ideal for shopping for… Read More

Looking Forward to Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport

A recent cold snap has really gotten me in the mood to celebrate the upcoming holiday season, and with Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s perfectly appropriate! Turkey Day in Kennebunkport Maine is a particularly lovely time, and that sentiment is always shared by our turkey day visitors. So in addition to enjoying a delectable meal (without the struggle), one of the best things about Thanksgiving is watching the community prepare itself for Christmas Prelude!  There’s something about “decking the halls” that just gets you… Read More

Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport

I may be a little bit biased, but celebrating Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport Maine is a particularly special time of year, and each year our turkey day visitors agree!  One of the must enjoyable things about Thanksgiving is getting to watch Kennebunkport prepare itself for the holiday season and our famous festival, Christmas Prelude. Each year, the stunning fall foliage fades and the mercury drops along with the leaves, making way for holiday decorating!  And it’s a darn good thing, because the holiday scenery just wouldn’t be the same… Read More

Looking Forward to Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that I first set foot in Kennebunkport Maine 11 years ago today, during a family Thanksgiving getaway.  Much like it is today, the town was aglow with Christmas lights and garlands adorning the Kennebunk River bridge and the lamp posts around town.  But there is one striking difference – it was covered in snow!  And despite today’s wind and steady rain, temps topped the 60 degree mark.  Too bad it wasn’t sunny, right?  That would have called for… Read More

Bargain Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast Getaway

Our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast is excited to debut a very special getaway offer during the upcoming holiday season.  And since we know that this time of year can bring lots of stress and family or social obligations, everyone deserves a chance for a bit of rest and relaxation.  So to make the a rejuvenating getaway possible, you can visit the Maine Stay Inn any Sunday through Thursday nights (Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve not included) for two nights in a room… Read More

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport Maine

I may be a little bit biased, but celebrating Thanksgiving in Kennebunkport Maine is always a really special time of year, and I certainly think our turkey day visitors agree!  One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is getting to watch Kennebunkport prepare itself for Christmas Prelude.  I am particularly excited this year, because a recent cold snap has made it feel a lot more like the holiday season, and many of the leaves are off the trees, which means it will look a lot… Read More

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