Things to do in Kennebunkport

5 Great Bike Routes in Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport is one of New England’s most scenic and charming seaside villages. There are countless opportunities to enjoy beautiful views throughout the area, but one of the best ways to see the town is by bicycle. And with Coastal Maine Kayak and Bike just a short walk from the Maine Stay Inn, that means you can enjoy high-quality bicycle rentals in (almost) a snap of your finger! But if you’ve brought your bike from home, our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast has plenty of space… Read More

Take a Sail in Kennebunkport

The last week has been picture perfect here on the Maine Coast, and on these incredible evenings, there is almost no better way to watch the sunset than from one of Kennebunkport’s sailboat cruises. In fact, I came to this realization while watching a gorgeous three-masted sailboat cruise into the harbor while I watched from Colony Beach. And while the sunset from the beach is pretty amazing, there is nothing better than watching it with the salt air in your hair and… Read More

3 Best Spots for Viewing July 4th Fireworks in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that Independence Day is just around the corner. (Although the gorgeous summer weather says it really is!). And that means it’s time to start thinking about those Fourth of July festivities. And no 4th would be complete without fireworks, and Kennebunkport, Maine is known for having some of the best displays in the entire state! Not many small towns are lucky enough to host truly outstanding fireworks, but Kennebunk and Kennebunkport team up to produce a spectacular show. And everyone in… Read More

Summer Starts at Our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast!

Monday marked the official start of summertime across the Northern Hemisphere and it certainly felt like it at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast! With perfect blue skies and temperatures in the upper 70s, the summer solstice was perfection! Now that it really is summertime (and it actually feels like summer too!), it is the perfect time to visit Kennebunkport. When most people think of the Maine Coast, they envision craggy rocks and smooth pebble shores–and Kennebunkport has plenty of vistas for visitors looking to… Read More

Celebrating Father’s Day Weekend at Kennebunkport Hotels!

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and that means that incredible dads are celebrating (with and without their kids) at Kennebunkport hotels, and the Maine Stay Inn is no exception! This weekend marked the first annual LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival here in the Kennebunks, and there were lots of amazing dads taking advantage of the fun activities around town. But since it is Father’s Day, it’s only appropriate to write this post about some of the fun things that fathers enjoy doing in town… Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Kennebunkport Maine in June

Kennebunkport Maine is fortunate to be home to soft, sandy beaches, boutique shopping, and world-class dining, which means that it is an excellent choice for a vacation to the Maine Coast. And while it is particularly known for being a warm weather and fall foliage spot, it is ideal for getaways all year long. That said, now that the weather is warm, the best reasons for visiting Southern Maine seem endless. But here are my 5 reasons to visit Kennebunkport Maine during the… Read More

5 Best Memorial Day Weekend Activities

Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner and that means that summer has almost arrived in Kennebunkport, Maine! Spring is really in full swing, with the gardens starting to bloom, and with all of our new outdoor furniture, the outdoor spaces at the Maine Stay are really ready for lots of lounging this weekend! But in addition to relaxing and drinking in the beautiful weather, there are tons of great activities to add to the to-do list to enjoy this weekend, so… Read More

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

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