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Ideally located on a quiet residential street in the Historic District, our expansive property, peaceful gardens, and proximity to Kennebunkport’s Dock Square set our inn apart from other bed and breakfasts in the area. The main house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the surrounding 11 cottage suites have been beautifully restored to offer premier luxury accommodations with a charming, comfortable ambiance.

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Visiting Lighthouses from A Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast

When thinking about things that are quintessentially “Maine,” a few things come to mind like blueberry pie, lobster, and stunning lighthouses that dot the Maine coastline, and fortunately there are plenty of lighthouses to explore just a stone’s throw from our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast. Whether you want to spend a day visiting lighthouses from Kittery to Portland and beyond, or just check out one for the requisite photo-op for Instagram, there are plenty of all shapes and sizes to choose from. And… Read More

10 Best Things About Leaf Peeping on the Maine Coast

It might be the middle of summer, but stores are showing back to school items and that means it is time to start planning a getaway to the Maine Coast for Leaf Peeping Season! Typically from mid-late September through mid-October, the scenery in already spectacular Kennebunkport becomes painted with stunning and vibrant hues during fall foliage. Sometimes known as “Indian Summer” fall foliage season brings the changing of the leaves to New England, and we are so lucky to be situated perfectly… Read More

Enjoy A Sailing Adventure In Kennebunkport

Today was picture perfect here on the Maine Coast, and as I watched a sailboat bob on the horizon, I remembered that there is no better way to enjoy the sunset than from below the sails on one of the local Kennebunkport schooners. One of my favorite spots to watch the sun set is from the jetty by Colony Beach and tonight, just as I was heading back to the Maine Stay Inn, a three-masted sailboat came gliding into the mouth of… Read More