Things to do in Kennebunkport

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

Maine Coast Activities for Fall Foliage Season

While temps reached into the high 80s today and the beaches were calling, fall foliage is on its way to the Maine Coast. In fact, the towering Maple in front of the Maine Stay Inn is already boasting hints of orange and yellow! That means it is time to plan your fall foliage tour. Many innkeepers in New England refer fondly to “the loop” – a leaf peeping tour of New England, including your favorite destinations for the fall season. Many head north… Read More

Labor Day Weekend in Kennebunkport Maine

Summer has flown by and, crazy as it might seem, Labor Day Weekend is upon us, but it certainly is and Kennebunkport is gearing up for a great weekend. Holiday weekends are always filled with fun activities and ample opportunities to unwind and relax, and this one is no exception. Plus, with great back to school sales at the shops in Dock Square, you’ll surely get in some retail therapy that is great on the wallet! And since the stores in the area are… Read More

Fall Foliage is Coming to the Maine Coast!

We may not be seeing any signs of the changing of the leaves just yet, but fall foliage season is surely on its way to the Maine Coast! And while some may think that Vermont is the place to enjoy the colors, there is nothing better than seeing the trees come alive while drinking in views of the ocean and some fresh salt air. So that means it is time to plan your  foliage tour! But to take advantage of the various… 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

Things To Do This Week in Southern Maine

There are always lots of great things to do in Southern Maine, and this week is no exception! With some incredible weather in store, the beaches are sure to be a big draw for visitors and locals alike in Kennebunkport Maine, but for folks looking to entertain themselves away from the sandy shores, there’s lots going on. Tomorrow, August 19, escaping the heat is easy with a free concern by Gary Wittner in Kennebunk at the Atria or an evening of poetry… Read More

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