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Must-Do Things for Your Kennebunkport Maine Vacation

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is what visitors should do and see during their Kennebunkport Maine vacation, and honestly, it’s a hard question to answer, because it really depends on what you like to do!  I mean, many people come to Kennebunkport to enjoy the plethora of great shops with unique assortments that you just can’t find in many places.  But I am not really a shopper, so chances are that won’t be at the tippity-top of my… Read More

A Beach Picnic in Kennebunkport

Because the beaches in Kennebunkport are so beautiful, one of my favorite things to do is to pack a delicious meal and enjoy a beach picnic!  And for that very reason, I often recommend the idea to folks visiting the area.  Often, though, it’s they who request location suggestions or places to pick up tasty treats.  My go to spot for a beach picnic in Kennebunkport is the glorious stretch of sand along Gooch’s beach.  Speckled with benches along the path bordering… Read More

Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport Open for Visitors

After many years of litigation between homeowners in Goose Rocks Beach and the Town of Kennebunkport, visitors this summer are likely to see few changes during their trip out to Goose Rocks. For those who don’t know, Goose Rocks Beach is the northeastern part of Kennebunkport, that lies on the Biddeford line along the Atlantic Ocean. Named after a crest of rocks that look like geese floating on the water when exposed during low tide, this area is primarily residential with a… Read More

Summer’s Heating Up in Kennebunkport Maine

A mini heat wave arrived in Kennebunkport Maine just in time for the July 4th holiday weekend, and while temps in the low 90s are a bit unusual in this neck of the woods, everyone seems to be enjoying a chance to hit the beach!  Fortunately, there’s lots of coastline to enjoy in southern Maine, and you don’t have to venture far from the Maine Stay Inn to find a spot that’s right for you.  In fact, we’re located just a block… Read More

Summer Solstice Approaching in Kennebunkport

Now that the summer solstice is just hours away, I thought I would reflect on some of my favorite things to do in Kennebunkport during the summer.  Granted there are about a million things to do in the area and countless places to eat, so this isn’t even close to exhaustive, but these are the things I most look forward to during the summer months.  So here goes! Picnic dinners on the water.  And while I am a food lover, it’s not… Read More

Summer Has Arrived in Kennebunkport Maine!

Thank goodness we decided to install the air conditioning units in our Kennebunkport Maine bed and breakfast this week, because we sure needed them today!  After some passing thunderstorms overnight last night, we all awoke to bright blue skies and warm temps.  And as the day progressed, the thermometer soared into the high 80s, sending folks flocking to the water.  Thank goodness it’s just a stone’s throw away!  But honestly, today was a reminder of just how glorious a Maine Summer Vacation… Read More

A Maine Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport

With Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, that means that it is summer vacation time, and there’s no better place to enjoy a Maine summer vacation that in Kennebunkport!  Now you may think that I am a little biased towards this charming town, but the truth is that I’m “from away” and have explored just about every coastal vacation area in New England and after all of that travel, there’s a reason I landed in Kennebunkport.  Okay, more than a few… Read More

Favorite Things About Kennebunkport Maine

So while last night’s surprise thunderstorms sidelined my plans for some outdoor fun, a day like today reminded me of some of my favorite things about Kennebunkport Maine.  Now, we all know that there are way too many amazing things about this seaside town, so I will do my darnedest to keep this list reasonable.  But since I am making this a short one, apologies if I left anyone else’s faves off! The beach –  Whenever.  No seriously, in rain or shine,… Read More

Spring Beach Day in Kennebunkport

April is one of those months in Kennebunkport, and in all of New England, that can bring weather characteristic of just about every season.  Yes, that means hot, sunny days or even those nasty cold snowy days that are reminiscent of January.  Fortunately, though, today was a gorgeous day that felt like the epitome of spring.  No, it wasn’t quite sundress and flip flop weather, but it was definitely warm enough to leave your jackets and fleeces in your room at the… Read More

Kennebunkport Nominated for Happiest Seaside Town in America

Area natives, local residents (otherwise known as “transplants” like me!) and visitors alike have known for ages that Kennebunkport is a truly incredible place, one that really takes you back in time.  Yes, this quaint little village is the kind of place where kids still play outside, ride bikes along the beach, and people leave their doors open and the keys in their cars.  Strangers smile and wave as though you’re an old friend they encountered along tree lined streets and walking… Read More

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