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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 Maine that are awesome for a fantastic summer hike! With so many great options, it’s tough to choose, but here are our… 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 Maine. 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… 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

Looking Forward to July 4th in Kennebunkport

While it seems like Memorial Day was just yesterday, July 4th is just around the corner! But it sure is! Now that summertime is really here, Kennebunkport hotels, bed and breakfasts, shops, and restaurants are gearing up for a fantastic celebration, and that means that shades of red, white and blue are popping up all around town. The Maine Stay Inn is no exception, with our bright red Cottage doors! And while we encourage all of our staff to dress their best in… Read More

Summer Vacation On The Maine Coast

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and that mean’s that it’s summer vacation time! We might be a little partial, there really is no better place to enjoy a summer vacation than on the Maine Coast in Kennebunkport! As a lifelong New Englander, it’s safe to say that I’ve visited lots of the region’s top vacation destinations, and I still think that Kennebunkport is pretty special. So today I’ll share some of the reasons that Kennebunkport is the ideal spot… Read More

Happy Father’s Day From The Maine Coast!

Today was a beautiful day to celebrate all the great dads out there, and we were honored to celebrate Father’s Day with some fantastic gentlemen right here on the Maine Coast! The LAUNCH festival drew to a close with the traditional blessing of the fleet, marking an incredible (and successful!) festival here in Kennebunkport, Maine. As expected, just like on Mother’s Day, we started the day by delivering quite a few breakfasts to suites around the property to pamper Dad with breakfast… Read More

It’s Here – LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival is Underway

Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel are kicking off summer 2017 with “LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” that embraces the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events through June 18, 2017. Memorial Day might mark the start of summer in most minds, but here in Kennebunkport, Maine, spring is brought to a close with The Kennebunkport Festival, a luxury food and wine fest. The very next weekend we welcome summer with LAUNCH! Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has always been strong, influencing… Read More

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