Things to do in Kennebunkport

LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival Comes to Kennebunkport

This year the towns of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel is kicking off summer 2016 with an incredible new festival! “LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” will embody the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events from June 17 to 19, 2016. Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has been a strong one, that has influenced local culture and cuisine (mmmm!). A classic lobster bake awaits visitors to the area, but it’s the Clam Jam and Cook-Off that have me really excited! On… Read More

A Spring Vacation to the Maine Coast

Since the last traces of winter’s snowfall have melted and the flowers are beginning to poke their heads through the soil along the Maine Coast, it is really starting to feel like spring! So instead of risking Zika and heading to the tropics, you can get your fill of crashing waves and stunning waters right here in Kennebunkport, Maine! You might not be quite brave enough to lounge in the sand (I sure am not!), but there is plenty to enjoy with a spring getaway to… Read More

Outdoor Activities for a Winter Getaway on the Maine Coast

After two recent snowfalls and some chilly temps this week, it finally feels like winter has arrived on the Maine Coast, and that means that there are lots of outdoor activities to enjoy on your winter getaway! Kennebunkport might not be full of mountainous terrain (hello, gorgeous sandy beaches!), but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t lots of great outdoor activities to be enjoyed along the seacoast. Sometimes, though, the best part of enjoying the outdoors is the coming inside to warm… Read More

A Romantic Bed and Breakfast Winter Getaway

The holiday season is upon us, and with the merriment and cheer of the season comes lots of travel, parties, and added responsibility. So come January 2, most people are more than ready for a getaway and some much needed rest and relaxation. Fortunately, our Romantic Bed and Breakfast has just what the doctor ordered – a package that incorporates the pampering you deserve and the break your budget needs! Introducing our Third Night Free special! From now through April 1, you can enjoy… Read More

Christmas Prelude is Underway in Kennebunkport!

Christmas Prelude has become an event to look forward to all year long, and not just for folks here in Kennebunkport Maine. Now in its 34th year, Christmas Prelude has racked up the accolades for one of the best Christmas Festivals in the whole nation, and we couldn’t agree more! Now spanning two jam-packed weekends and the week in-between, this event encompasses all things Christmas. Fortunately, Mother Nature has blessed New England with slightly warmer weather than usual, and while that means that… Read More

Fall Hiking Along the Southern Maine Coast

While the fall foliage season has passed, the weather is still ideal for enjoying a hike along the Southern Maine Coast. The colors may have faded, but the bare branches are absolutely stunning against bright blue skies! Plus, with no leaves to block the sun’s rays, you’re sure to feel nice and warm despite cooler temperatures. One of the most popular walks in the Kennebunkport area is unquestionably the Parsons Way walk – a paved path that stretches along Ocean Avenue all… Read More

Honoring Vets on Veterans Day in Kennebunkport Maine

While many people will enjoy a day off tomorrow and welcome the break in their work week, it can be very easy to forget the reason we are given an extra day to relax and explore beautiful places like Kennebunkport Maine. Unlike Memorial Day, which honors fallen veterans, most communities don’t celebrate with a parade or armed salute in a local cemetery, Veterans Day is a day to honor all of those who have served in the armed forces. And there is… Read More

Columbus Day Weekend on the Maine Coast

While Columbus Day Weekend is usually near the peak of fall foliage season here on the Southern Maine Coast, this season’s colors are about two and a half weeks behind schedule, but there is plenty of beautiful fall foliage to be seen (along with the green)! And because of unseasonably warm weather during the first weeks of autumn, folks are really enjoying the season now that it has arrived. So this weekend there are lots of incredible events to enjoy during the… Read More

A Day Trip to Ogunquit Maine

The coastal Maine town of Ogunquit lies about 13 miles to the south of Kennebunkport, and is an excellent spot for a delightful day trip. You’ll find shopping venues, excellent restaurants, and stretches of breathtaking coastline primed for exploring. Despite its nearby location, Ogunquit has a very different vibe and unique attractions that make it ideal for a day trip.           A view from the Marginal Way How to Get There After enjoying a gourmet breakfast at the Maine Stay… Read More

Fall Day Trips for New England Foliage Season

Labor Day is behind us and autumn is really on its way to New England, and Kennebunkport is no exception! Despite temperatures reaching the high 80s this week, tonight is beginning to get that characteristic crispness in the air, which just hints at the fall season that is approaching. And with fall foliage season comes the season for scenic drives and stunning day trips from Kennebunkport Maine throughout the back roads of Northern New England. While there is plenty to do and… Read More

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