Maine Summer Vacation

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

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

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

Looking Forward to July 4th in Kennebunkport

While it seems like Memorial Day was just yesterday, July 4th is just around the corner! But it sure is! Now that summertime is really here, Kennebunkport hotels, bed and breakfasts, shops, and restaurants are gearing up for a fantastic celebration, and that means that shades of red, white and blue are popping up all around town. The Maine Stay Inn is no exception, with our bright red Cottage doors! And while we encourage all of our staff to dress their best in… Read More

Early Summer Savings Returns to Maine Bed and Breakfast!

Our Maine bed and breakfast is proud to announce that Early Summer Special Rates will extend through the month of June, which means that you can enjoy even more of the amazing festivals, activities, shops, and restaurants here in Kennebunkport. Whether you visit for The Kennebunkport Festival, LAUNCH! Maritime Festival, Father’s Day, or just to enjoy a beautiful day, you’ll get the same great rates all month long! With rates starting at just $169 per night, there’s no reason not to get a head start on summer… Read More

The 2017 Kennebunkport Festival – Coming Soon!

Each June a festival of fine food, fine wine, and fine art comes to Kennebunkport Maine, and the Kennebunkport Festival (June 5-10, 2017) is quickly approaching! So mark your calendars, because June 5-10 is packed with events to suit every palate – literally! Indulge in the finest dining prepared by hand-picked chefs from the best restaurants in Maine or just sip some local beers while listening to a selection of live music from Maine bands. First-time visitors to the Kennebunkport Festival might enjoy the… Read More

Top 5 Things To Do During The Summer on the Maine Coast

The last week or so has featured some surprisingly spring-like days, which got me thinking about how summer is not far away… which then got me thinking about the top 5 best things about summer on the Maine Coast! Even though it is just February, the smell of salty is in the air (and not the kind you use to melt ice!), and the melting snow really says “Spring is coming!” But the truth is that spring and summer are just around… Read More

Exploring The Maine Coast in September

On a beautiful summer night like tonight, it’s hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is coming up quickly and September will be here before we know it. And while that means “back to school” season is approaching, it also means the start of an incredible fall season here on the Maine Coast! In fact, I think September might be my absolute favorite month in Kennebunkport Maine! While many people think that September marks the start of autumn, the first few weeks are… Read More

A Waterfront Picnic on the Maine Coast

One of my favorite things to do on a summer afternoon on the Maine Coast is to pull together an impromptu picnic. And with soft shell lobster season in full swing, there’s nothing better than a fresh lobster lunch on the water! Sometimes, though, the idea of  putting on real clothes and being waited on just isn’t quite right, and fortunately Kennebunkport Maine has just the right spots for a no-fuss picnic! Let’s be honest – no one wants to worry about cooking… Read More

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