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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

Monday Concert Series at South Congregational Church in Kennebunkport

Iconic Kennebunkport church, the South Congregational Church, is holding a summer concert series this summer to raise money for the repair and restoration of the church’s organ. Last week marked the first of five summer concerts, and it was absolutely incredible. Each Monday evening, visitors can enjoy the musical stylings on a Steinway piano in the heart of historic Kennebunkport. Admission to the concerts are free, but donations are gladly accepted, as the concerts are a benefit for the rehabilitation of their… Read More

Celebrating National Ice Cream Day in Kennebunkport

Yesterday was National Ice Cream Day, and fortunately Kennebunkport Maine has lots of great options for delectable frozen treats! I for one don’t need National Ice Cream Day as an excuse to indulge, especially when there are so many great spots to choose from – too many for a single day! No matter whether you like soft serve, hard packed, small batch or large, the Kennebunkport area has just what you’re craving on a warm summer day. Rococo was recently ranked as… Read More

Top 5 Best Hiking Trails in Southern Maine

Today is a gorgeous beach day in Southern Maine and all of New England, but everyone knows that there’s such a thing as too much sun, and when that’s the case, hiking is one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors and stay out of the sun! Fortunately, there are dozens of hiking trails in and around Kennebunkport that are awesome for a fantastic summer hike! With so many great options, it’s tough to choose, but here are our picks for… Read More

Top 10 Things About Summer in Kennebunkport Maine

There might have been a few showers on Saturday morning, but this weekend was pretty close to perfect here in Kennebunkport. The showers cleared up any humidity and the evening sunsets have be stellar. Plus with sunset still around 8:30 pm, there is so much daylight to enjoy the Maine Coast and the charm of Dock Square. But after sitting on the porch this afternoon with a refreshing glass of iced tea and watching the horse-drawn carriage roll by, I got thinking about… Read More

Incredible July 4th Fireworks in Kennebunkport Maine

The United States of America turned 241 years old this week, and cities and towns across the nation celebrated in style on July 4th – and Kennebunkport Maine was no exception! July Fourth dawned with nary a cloud in sight and by sunset there were only a few wispy clouds in the sky. After a warm day, a little evening fog rolled in, worrying some that the Kennebunk-Kennebunkport fireworks display might not be as stellar as usual. But in the end there was nothing… Read More

A Sunset Beach Picnic on the Maine Coast

The Maine Coast beaches are spectacular, so one of the best ways to enjoy the summertime in Kennebunkport is to pack a picnic for dinner at the beach! Because I am such a fan, this is one of the things we recommend often to folks visiting the area. But after driving into town and catching glimpses of the stunning coastline on their travels, it’s something we get asked about before we can even volunteer the idea! While my go-to spot for a… Read More

Spectacular First Day of Summer in Kennebunkport Maine

This week marked the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and greeted Kennebunkport Maine with spectacular weather. With temperatures reaching 80 degrees, sunny skies with occasional clouds, and low humidity after a rainstorm earlier in the week, the weather was just perfect for a day at the beach! Visitors and locals alike are fortunate to have loads of options to choose from in the area, from easily walkable beaches to ones that require a little trek, and beaches for families as well as… Read More

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