Spring and Summer Seasons

Visiting The Maine Coast This September

Labor Day Weekend is upon us, and while that means that the dog days of summer are behind us, and fall foliage season is fast approaching in Kennebunkport! In many ways, September is the forgotten month of summer on the Maine Coast, with many early days in September indistinguishable from those of August. But generally September brings cooler evenings – the kind that is perfect for a sweatshirt or light jacket during your after dinner stroll. As the month draws to a close… Read More

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s hard to believe that it is already mid-August and the solar eclipse we’ve all been waiting for was today! Summer is flying by and as crazy as it might seem, Labor Day Weekend is just around the corner, but it certainly is and Kennebunkport is looking forward to a great weekend. There’s no question that every holiday weekend is filled with fun activities and loads of opportunities to unwind and relax (like comfy hammocks, beautiful beaches, and restaurants and bars on the… Read More

Visiting Lighthouses from A Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast

When thinking “quintessential Maine,” a few things come to mind–blueberry pie, lobster, stunning lighthouses that dot the Maine coastline. 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 on a summer day like today, you’ll definitely… Read More

Enjoy a Sailing Adventure in Kennebunkport

One of my favorite spots to watch the sunset in Kennebunkport 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 the Kennebunk River. What a sight! At that moment, I remembered that there is no better way to enjoy the sunset than from the deck of one of the local Kennebunkport schooners. When it comes to exploring the waterways in and around… 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

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

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

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