Things To Do in Kennebunkport

Columbus Day Weekend on the Maine Coast

It’s October and that means that fall foliage season is underway here on the Maine Coast. Columbus Day Weekend is right around the corner, and that usually marks the peak of leaf peeping, but despite predictions that the leaves would be turning on the early side, we are actually a bit behind schedule, with colors solidly in the “turning” stage, but not in the “moderate” stage yet! Much of September had been warmer than usual, but this week is really starting to… Read More

Apple Picking in Southern Maine

One of the best things about fall in New England is apple picking, and fortunately, there are plenty of beautiful “u-pick” orchards near Kennebunkport, Maine. Apple picking is a truly classic autumn experience, and with the arrival of early season apples, there’s plenty of places to explore before fall really even begins! And as August winds to a close, not only can you enjoy one of the most basic fall activities, but you can also pick end-of-summer peaches that are just absolutely… 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

Monday Concert Series at South Congregational Church in Kennebunkport

Iconic Kennebunkport church, the South Congregational Church, is holding a summer concert series 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 E&G G… 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

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

Great Golf Courses in Kennebunkport, Maine

With spring officially here and warm weather in store, there are lots of great outdoor activities to enjoy in Kennebunkport, and enjoying a round of golf at area golf courses is at the top of the list for many visitors. Fortunately, we have a variety of courses that won’t disappoint! No matter your skill level, there are great options just a short drive from our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast. Just around the corner from the heart of Kennebunkport, visitors will find the Cape Arundel Golf Club,… Read More

Celebrating Superbowl Sunday in Kennebunkport

The last time the New England Patriots fought their way to the Superbowl, Monday morning brought lots of long faces, but not this year! Superbowl Sunday brought lots of excitement (and, of course, delicious food!) and amazement at the Patriots’ incredible comeback, and Kennebunkport ME was no exception! But no discussion of the Superbowl would be complete without a discussion about where everyone tuned in for the big game. No matter which teams are playing, Federal Jack’s BrewPub is sure to gather a big crowd to… 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

Surf’s Up in Kennebunkport!

It is a known fact that the beaches in Kennebunkport Maine are beautiful and the dining opportunities in the area can rival most cities, but most people don’t know that there are incredible opportunities to hit the surf right here in town. Drive past the beach after a storm (12 months a year!), and the waves will be dotted with surfers enjoying larger waves than we enjoy on a regular basis. But it turns out that there are ample ways for newbies… Read More

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