Things to do in Kennebunkport

Christmas Prelude 2016 Is Coming to Kennebunkport!

It feels like the Halloween candy has hardly been put away, but Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means that Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport is not far behind! This Christmas festival has been rated the second best Christmas festival in the nation, and is always included on worldwide lists of the best places to celebrate Christmas. In fact, I just read today that Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude made another “top 10” list for Christmas celebrations, and we couldn’t agree more! Christmas Prelude was… Read More

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

Picking Pumpkins This Fall in Kennebunkport Maine

When discussing the perfect fall activities to enjoy during fall foliage season here in New England, there is no question that pumpkin picking is right at the top of the list, and there are lots of great options right around Kennebunkport Maine! So this fall, don’t miss out on this quintessential autumn activity during your visit to the Maine Coast. And while the fall foliage hasn’t hit its peak yet, the pumpkins are certainly ready to go! Snug Harbor Farm always has… Read More

Antiquing in Southern Maine

This weekend has brought with it a touch of fall, and that means that it is time to start thinking about some favorite ways to enjoy a glorious fall getaway on the Southern Maine Coast – hiking, biking, leaf-peeping, apple picking, hayrides, and, of course, antiquing! Truthfully, antique shopping in Southern Maine is great all year round, but in the summer months, most people are thinking about spending time on the beach and not perusing the amazing variety of antique shops that… Read More

5 Day Trips for Fall Foliage Season in New England

Summer has flown by and Labor Day is here, which means that fall foliage season is really on its way to New England! Kennebunkport’s coastal Maine location means that the incredible colors tend to stick around longer than our inland neighbors, which means more opportunities to enjoy this beautiful season. And while Kennebunkport Maine is absolutely stunning, there are lots of great spots not to be missed just short jaunts from here, which brings  us to 5 favorite day trips to enjoy… Read More

3 Favorite Activities for Fall in New England

It’s hard to believe that autumn is just around the corner, especially with the glorious summer weather we’ve been enjoying here in Kennebunkport Maine, but fall foliage season is coming! With its characteristic red and orange hues taking over the skylines, just being in New England during fall foliage season is a treat. But with tons of ways to enjoy an autumn getaway on the Maine Coast, there’s lots to do besides enjoying the view, so here are three of our favorite ways… Read More

A Labor Day Weekend Getaway on the Maine Coast

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is coming so quickly, but fortunately here on the Maine Coast, there is lots of beautiful weather to be enjoyed before the glorious days of summer give way to the vibrant colors and crisp weather of autumn in New England. But whether a Labor Day getaway is the last summer escape you enjoy of 2016 or if you’ve a late summer jaunt planned for those hidden gem days of early September, this long weekend… Read More

Late Summer and September Savings at our Maine Bed and Breakfast!

With the kids heading back to school and Labor Day Weekend coming quickly, it’s easy to think that summer is drawing to a close, but here in Kennebunkport and our Maine bed and breakfast there’s a solid month of summertime yet to come! In fact, through mid-late September the coastal waters are actually at their warmest, making for the best swimming of the year. But with so much incredible weather yet to come, we want to make sure that everyone can squeeze in one… Read More

3 Reasons to Visit Portland Head Lighthouse

Budding photographers and Instagrammers often visit  Portland Head Lighthouse on the Southern Maine Coast to snap a picture of this iconic lighthouse. In fact, it is one of the most photographed lighthouses in all of Maine! Sitting  on a 90 acre park on the border of Cape Elizabeth and Portland, Portland Head light first shone in 1791 and lights up the Atlantic every night to this day. As if you didn’t need a reason to check out this great sight, here are my… Read More

Exploring The Maine Coast in September

On a beautiful summer night like tonight, it’s hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is coming up quickly and September will be here before we know it. And while that means “back to school” season is approaching, it also means the start of an incredible fall season here on the Maine Coast! In fact, I think September might be my absolute favorite month in Kennebunkport Maine! While many people think that September marks the start of autumn, the first few weeks are… Read More

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