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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

5 Best Beaches in Maine for Summer 2017

Now that June is upon us, it is time to hit the beach for summer 2017! Fortunately, our Maine bed and breakfast is located just a block from the water and a half mile to soft, sandy beaches, so there’s no reason not to stick your toes in the sand. Visitors to Kennebunkport Maine want to know what “the best” beach is in the area, and there are so many good ones it’s hard (or impossible!) to pick just one. So instead we’ll share our… 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

5 Best Beaches for Summer on the Maine Coast

Today was an absolutely incredible day on the Maine Coast, and this week’s forecast looks just as amazing, which means it’s really time to hit the beach! Fortunately our Maine bed and breakfast is located just a block from the water and a half mile to sandy beaches, so there’s no reason not to stick your toes in the sand. Often visitors to Kennebunkport Maine want to know what “the best” beach is in the area, and there’s no single answer. So instead we’ll share… Read More

Top 7 Best Beaches on the Maine Coast

Each morning over coffee, at least one guest at our Maine coast bed and breakfast asks which are the best beaches in the area, so here are my Top 7 list of best beaches on the Maine Coast. Honestly, there are lots, and they are all lovely! Fortunately, each takes the cake as the “best” for something unique. Colony Beach: Less than a half mile from the inn, this beach destination is walkable and ideal for that car-free vacation. Or those who just want… Read More

Best Beaches on the Maine Coast

Every day at least one guest at our Maine coast bed and breakfast asks which are the best beaches in the area, and that is never a question I can answer!  The problem is simple – there are lots, and they are all lovely!  But fortunately, each is “best” for something.  So here’s my attempt at explaining them and why they are so excellent: Colony Beach: Less than a half mile from the inn, this beach is definitely walkable.  It’s ideal for that car-less… Read More

A Gorgeous Day In Kennebunkport

At daybreak this morning, Kennebunkport was cloaked in a bit of fog, clouds, and even some light rain – not exactly ideal  for a day at the beach! But much to everyone’s delight, by the time breakfast was over, the weather had completely changed, with intense summer sun and bright cloudless skies. It certainly makes one wonder how is it exactly that the weathermen can get the forecast wrong so often… But when it was as beautiful as today, you certainly couldn’t worry about for… Read More

An Afternoon at the Beach in Kennebunkport Maine

Although the day’s forecast looked a little questionable this morning, today turned out to be an absolutely incredible one in Kennebunkport Maine, so we headed to beach.  Beaches, actually! With truly stellar weather this Memorial Day Weekend, it just seemed appropriate to visit as many as possible. The ocean could be something that you might take for granted when living in vacationland, but any time you check out a new cove or secret spot it feels entirely new! So this afternoon, we headed… Read More

Kennebunkport Beaches Welcome Spring

While Old Man Winter has hung around a bit longer this year than most New Englanders would like, spring is officially here and today was perfect for enjoying a walk along the Kennebunkport Beaches!  Yes, it may have been a bit breezy, but the sunshine definitely said that Mother Nature has us right on the cusp of true springtime.  And boy was that sunshine a reminder of just how lovely the beaches are in Kennebunkport! While the water might be a little… Read More

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

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