Christmas Prelude 2018 in Kennebunkport!

Christmas Prelude is one of the nation’s best Christmas Festivals, and this year was absolutely jam packed with incredibly festive events to celebrate the Christmas season in  Kennebunkport Maine. For eleven days, Christmas comes to life in this seaside town on the Maine Coast, and it couldn’t be more spectacular. As always, Christmas Prelude kicks into gear the Thursday following Thanksgiving (this year, November 29 – December 9, 2018), and you’ll find events day in and day out for a week and… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving From Kennebunkport!

Yesterday marked the 16th anniversary of our first visit to Kennebunkport Maine, and while it wasn’t quite as cold as it is today, it certainly was snowy! Because Thanksgiving marks our first introduction to this charming town on the Maine Coast, I am particularly fond of celebrating here. But biases aside, Kennebunkport is a fantastic place to start the holiday season, because the town is decked out for the start of Christmas Prelude next week. Now that the streets of Kennebunkport are… Read More

Black Friday Savings Have Arrived in Kennebunkport!

It’s that time of year that your inbox is flooded with specials and savings for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, and general holiday shopping ideas, but the gift that everyone on your list really wants is the experience of a getaway to Kennebunkport Maine! So this year, get your shopping done early with our Holiday Gift Certificate Sale. And the beauty is that they can use this anytime – for summer beach weekend, a romantic winter getaway, a special anniversary… Read More

A Maine Thanksgiving Getaway

16 years ago our family enjoyed a special Thanksgiving Getaway in Kennebunkport Maine, where we got into the holiday spirit as the town transformed into a winter wonderland and we spent time together indulging in delicious meals and walking on the shoreline. It was a magical time to experience Kennebunkport for the first time, and called for a repeat the very next year! Little did we know, but Kennebunkport Maine called to us, and now we’ve been here for almost 11 years! So Thanksgiving… Read More

Honoring Veterans With BnBs For Vets in Kennebunkport Maine

Veterans Day is quickly approaching, and all of us in Kennebunkport Maine are looking forward to honoring the nation’s veterans this Sunday (and Monday). And while Veterans Day was initially called Armistice Day in honor of the end of World War I, which occurred on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, it was renamed in 1954 to celebrate all of those who have served this great country. Although the last surviving WWI veteran passed in… Read More

Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend

It seems like summertime was just yesterday, but here in Kennebunkport, fall is well underway, and the holidays are just around the corner. This weekend marks the end of Daylight Savings Time, as we set the clocks back at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning. That means that we can all enjoy an extra hour of sleep and wake up with loads of morning sunshine on Sunday! Maine is known for being the first place to see the sun rise in the nation,… Read More

Spooky Halloween Celebration in Kennebunkport Maine

Fall foliage season has been incredible here in  Kennebunkport Maine, and while the leaves are starting to fall, it sets the perfect stage for a fall holiday like Halloween! We’ve had our first frost, but the hardy mums are still going strong, and the crinkle of leaves is the sound of the season while strolling through our seaside village. You’ll find festive decor all around town with loads of pumpkins, mums, and spooky styles to enjoy! Happy Halloween! A drive or walk… Read More

Third Night Free Savings at our Maine Boutique Hotel!

Fall foliage season is well under way, and that means that the romantic winter season is just around the corner. It won’t be long until Kennebunkport Maine is decked out in its holiday finest, and fires will be roaring in hearths all around town, setting the scene for the perfect romantic getaway on the Maine coast. So whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just enjoying some rest and relaxation with your special someone, there is plenty to enjoy all winter… Read More

Peak of Fall Foliage is Arriving in Southern Maine

Thanks to a warm early September, the changing of the leaves is a little behind schedule, but the fall foliage here in Kennebunkport Maine is rapidly approaching peak color! And while Columbus Day typically marks the peak period, most foliage forecasters say we are about 7-10 days away from peak fall foliage, but three is no question the trees are exploding with color on a daily basis. So now is the time to enjoy the splendor of fall in New England. Our… Read More

Columbus Day Weekend is Approaching on the Maine Coast

While not recognized across the nation, Columbus Day Weekend is a big fall holiday weekend here in New England, which means that there is lots to do an enjoy in and around Kennebunkport. This year’s Columbus Day is sure to be no exception! Although normally when we are just days away from Columbus Day Weekend, the fall foliage is at or near the peak of incredible color for leaf peeping, but due to an exceptionally warm early September, the colors are really… Read More

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