Things To Do in Kennebunkport

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

Top 3 Orchards for Apple Picking Near Kennebunkport Maine

Now that September is really underway, it is definitely apple season in New England, and the apple picking experience is one of the best things about fall! Granted, there are lots of things to love about fall in Maine (and New England in general), but the Kennebunkport, Maine area really comes alive each autumn. A recent search of had “apple picking” at the top of the list for fall activities, and is always one of the first things I think of when… Read More

Events To Enjoy This Labor Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend feels like just yesterday, but Labor Day Weekend is really just around the corner, and that means lots of great events in the Kennebunkport and Southern Maine area. And the weather forecast looks pretty amazing, so there are even more great outdoor activities to enjoy. If you can sneak away for an extra day, Thursday is a great day for kayaking, since the forecast looks a little cooler than it has been the past few days (not that we… Read More

4 Great Ways to Explore the Maine Coast

One of the best things about a visit to the Maine Coast is getting to explore the countless miles of shoreline and beautiful scenery of the area, and there are plenty of amazing ways to experience the beauty of the area. Of course, the weather in New England is pretty different now than it is in January, so this list might be a little skewed towards exploring in the warmer months. But here on the Southern Maine Coast, there is so much… Read More

A Day Trip From Kennebunkport To Nubble Light House

One of the best things about vacation is waking up and exploring a new area without a strict schedule and plenty of opportunity to see where the day takes you. Today we decided to wander like a visitor! Granted, there was a bit of an agenda – we had to visit a shop in the Portsmouth area, so we knew we would head south from Kennebunkport Maine. Instead of hitting the Maine Turnpike (I-95), we decided to head south through Kennebunk and Wells on… Read More

3 Best Places to Enjoy a Sunset Picnic in Kennebunkport

Tonight’s sunset in Kennebunkport Maine was truly spectacular, which got me thinking about the best places in town to enjoy a sunset picnic. Maine is known for its scenic coastline, and Kennebunkport is no exception – but the only thing that would make an oceanfront sunset better would be to enjoy it with a glass of wine, some cheese and crackers, and even a lobster roll! So look no further, because you are sure to find a spectacular spot on the Kennebunkport… Read More

Blueberry Picking on the Southern Maine Coast

One of the first things that comes to mind when thinking about Maine is blueberries, and the season for blueberry picking is now upon us here on the Southern Maine coast! While the sandy soil in Kennebunkport isn’t ideal for berries, you don’t have to go very far from the coast to enjoy the sweet fruits of summer. Fortunately, there are plenty of wonderful places to enjoy the classic Maine summer activity by picking your own not far from the Maine Stay… Read More

3 Museums Not To Miss in Kennebunkport

While Kennebunkport is known as a charming seaside town, it is home to some great museums that should not be missed during your Maine summer vacation. Many don’t imagine that they would be checking out museums on their getaway to the coast, but you’re just a stone’s throw from some truly unique spots. So this year, make sure not to miss the First Families Museum, the Brick Store Museum, and the Seashore Trolley Museum. You’ll pass by the First Families Museum before… Read More

3 Great Running Routes in Kennebunkport

In honor of Global Running Day, we are looking at the best running routes in Kennebunkport. From 5Ks to full marathons and everything in between, the streets and paths of this seaside village are prime territory for runners, walkers, and leisurely strollers alike. With treelined streets, historic architecture, peaceful trails, and incredible ocean views, it is hard to pick which atmosphere to enjoy during a run through Kennebunkport, but the beauty is that you just can’t go wrong! And while it’s tough… Read More

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in Kennebunkport

The 5th of May is a day filled with celebration throughout the globe, and Kennebunkport is no exception – and this year’s Cinco de Mayo may actually be even more fun than years before because it falls on a Saturday! And combine that with a forecast for warm, sunny weather, you can be sure that visitors and locals alike will be celebrating in style this Saturday. Start the day with breakfast at the Maine Stay Inn, then head over to the annual May Day… Read More

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