Spring and Summer Seasons

Running Routes in Kennebunkport for Marathon Monday

Throughout New England, the third Monday in April marks a very important day – Marathon Monday! In Massachusetts, this day is a state holiday (not for the Marathon, but to commemorate the battles of Lexington and Concord during the Revolutionary War as “Patriots’ Day”), and this holiday pops up on many calendars throughout the nation. But here in New England, folks find themselves glued to the screen watching the course of the Boston Marathon. And while we in Kennebunkport will also be… Read More

Easter Sunday Church Services in Kennebunkport, Maine

Easter Sunday is just a week away, and with the snow piles almost gone and the gardens coming to life, it really feels like a season of rebirth here in Kennebunkport! Although this seaside village is home to just over 3,000 people year round, there is a surprising number of churches open for Easter Sunday service (and the variety gets even greater once the weather gets warmer). So if you are looking to enjoy a worship service while enjoying a weekend getaway, here are some area… Read More

Spring Snow on the Maine Coast

20 years ago on April Fools’ Day, New England woke up to one of the largest snowstorms on record, and this year looked poised to follow suit, but fortunately, on the Maine Coast, this storm didn’t break any records. Kennebunkport, Maine did wake up to a mean April Fools’ Day joke from Mother Nature with more than a few inches of wet snow, but with temps almost reaching 50 degrees today, it shouldn’t last long! And with Easter just two weeks away,… Read More

Spring Savings At Maine Bed and Breakfast

The snow is melting and there are plenty of signs that the Maine Coast is coming to life, which means it is the ideal time for enjoying a relaxing and refreshing getaway to Kennebunkport! The crocuses are soon to be in bloom, buds are forming on the trees, and the chirping birds have returned from their southern migration (perfect for you bird watchers!). But best of all, the shops and restaurants that closed for a winter vacation are all opening up! But this… Read More

Top 5 Things To Do During The Summer on the Maine Coast

The last week or so has featured some surprisingly spring-like days, which got me thinking about how summer is not far away… which then got me thinking about the top 5 best things about summer on the Maine Coast! Even though it is just February, the smell of salty is in the air (and not the kind you use to melt ice!), and the melting snow really says “Spring is coming!” But the truth is that spring and summer are just around… Read More

A Labor Day Weekend Getaway on the Maine Coast

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is coming so quickly, but fortunately here on the Maine Coast, there is lots of beautiful weather to be enjoyed before the glorious days of summer give way to the vibrant colors and crisp weather of autumn in New England. But whether a Labor Day getaway is the last summer escape you enjoy of 2016 or if you’ve a late summer jaunt planned for those hidden gem days of early September, this long weekend… Read More

3 Reasons to Visit Portland Head Lighthouse

Budding photographers and Instagrammers often visit  Portland Head Lighthouse on the Southern Maine Coast to snap a picture of this iconic lighthouse. In fact, it is one of the most photographed lighthouses in all of Maine! Sitting  on a 90 acre park on the border of Cape Elizabeth and Portland, Portland Head light first shone in 1791 and lights up the Atlantic every night to this day. As if you didn’t need a reason to check out this great sight, here are my… Read More

A Waterfront Picnic on the Maine Coast

One of my favorite things to do on a summer afternoon on the Maine Coast is to pull together an impromptu picnic. And with soft shell lobster season in full swing, there’s nothing better than a fresh lobster lunch on the water! Sometimes, though, the idea of  putting on real clothes and being waited on just isn’t quite right, and fortunately Kennebunkport Maine has just the right spots for a no-fuss picnic! Let’s be honest – no one wants to worry about cooking… Read More

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Kennebunkport

It’s National Ice Cream Day, and fortunately Kennebunkport has lots of great options for enjoying a frozen treat to celebrate! With all of the great spots to pick up a cone or dish of your favorite flavors, it’s like every day is National Ice Cream Day in town. And whether you like soft serve, hard packed, small batch or large, the Kennebunkport area has just what you’re craving on a warm summer night. Recently rated the best ice cream shop in Maine and one… Read More

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

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