Things to do in Kennebunkport

A Romantic Getaway to Kennebunkport With Special Sale!

Now that the Christmas trees have been taken down and ornaments put away, the coastal Maine village of Kennebunkport is still alight with colors of the upcoming season – sparkling whites, rosy pinks, and plenty of ruby reds for romance! “Paint the Town Red” is an annual celebration that brings love to life for the entire month of February, and the Maine Stay offers special savings and packages throughout. Originally called “February for Lovers,” local businesses (the Maine Stay included, of course)… Read More

Enjoy a Snow Day on the Maine Coast!

There’s nothing like waking up to a fresh dusting of snow, and it’s even better when you don’t have to shovel! Today, visitors to the Maine Coast were treated to a fresh dusting of snow, and at the Maine Stay inn, we take care of all of the shoveling so you can enjoy the best of a winter getaway. Whether you enjoy exploring the great outdoors or prefer hunkering down and watching the scene be painted white from a warm an cozy… Read More

A New Year’s Eve Celebration in Kennebunkport Maine

The holiday season is a particularly beautiful time here in Kennebunkport Maine, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. This year, a light snowfall draped this seaside village in white, for the perfect backdrop to ring in 2016! And once the sun set on 2016, the fun began! Each year, guests at our boutique Kennebunnkport hotel are treated to a New Year’s Eve party that all are invited to enjoy. Some visitors chose to head out on the town for a special dinner or music… Read More

Kennebunkport Maine Winter Activities

Kennebunkport Maine regularly tops the list as one of the nation’s best beach destinations and locales for checking out the fall foliage, but it is also a top 10 winter getaway spot! Some of the things that make Kennebunkport particularly beautiful are the stunning coastal views, the historic homes, delicious dining, and great shopping–and fortunately, those things don’t change with the seasons! A walk on the beach in the winter is breathtaking, and that makes enjoying a luxurious soak in a jacuzzi tub or warming your toes by… Read More

Historic Inns of Kennebunkport Donate to Food Pantry

We may have been a little late for Giving Tuesday, but today the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport presented our annual donation to the York County Food Pantry. Each year during Christmas Prelude, area bed and breakfasts open their doors to visitors, showing them around the inns so that locals and visitors alike can get a real sense of the personalities of each of the inns–while benefitting a great cause! Each year during Christmas Prelude, the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport (the Maine Stay… Read More

Ring in 2017 at a Maine Bed and Breakfast!

Kennebunkport is known for celebrating the holiday season in style, and New Year’s Eve is certainly no exception! We kick off the holiday season with a special celebration for Veterans over Veteran’s Day and continue with a Thanksgiving feast, followed shortly by nearly two weeks of Christmas Prelude. This year the festivities continue with Christmas and Hanukkah, with New Year’s Eve not long after! And to send off the 2016 holiday season with a bang, the Maine Stay Inn hosts a great New Year’s Eve… Read More

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

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