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Incredible First Days of Fall in Kennebunkport Maine

The calendar officially says it is fall, but the thermometer in Kennebunkport says “summer!” With temperatures today reaching well into the 80s and more on the way for tomorrow, we’ve marked the official start to autumn with a true Indian Summer. Hurricane Jose passed off the New England coastline last week, closing out the summer season with some breezy and misty weather, but once we bid adieu to Jose, the incredible weather set in! The leaves are beginning to change, and that… Read More

Fall Foliage Tours in New England

Labor Day weekend is just around the corner, which means the first strokes of color are soon to paint trees with the splendor of fall foliage in New England. And this week some cooler nights have felt like fall is in the air, and that means it’s time to plan your fall foliage tour! Every year many people enjoy traveling “the loop” – a leaf peeping tour of New England, leaving from our Kennebunkport Maine bed and breakfast, heading north to other seaside villages like… Read More

10 Best Things About Leaf Peeping on the Maine Coast

It might be the middle of summer, but stores are showing back to school items and that means it is time to start planning a getaway to the Maine Coast for Leaf Peeping Season! Typically from mid-late September through mid-October, the scenery in already spectacular Kennebunkport becomes painted with stunning and vibrant hues during fall foliage. Sometimes known as “Indian Summer” fall foliage season brings the changing of the leaves to New England, and we are so lucky to be situated perfectly… Read More

10 Best Things About Fall Foliage on the Maine Coast

The weather is starting to grow cooler, and the tips of the trees are being painted with bright colors, which means that the fall foliage season is just around the corner here on the Maine Coast. And with the change is temperatures comes the characteristic hues of the season, which are too stunning to miss! Here in Kennebunkport Maine there are lots of ways to enjoy, but these are what I consider the top 10 best things about fall foliage in Maine: 10.… Read More

Amazing Fall Weather in New England

It’s definitely fall – I mean, Columbus Day has come and gone and we are experiencing the peak of fall foliage color, but it almost feels like it could be summer!  Maybe early summer…  But it nearly hit 70 degrees today in Kennebunkport Maine, and these awesome temps are expected to last through the weekend! What an amazing fall afternoon at Kennebunkport’s Colony Beach!  And the rest of New England is no exception!  While a light sweater is still lovely in the… Read More

Celebrating Columbus Day Weekend in Kennebunkport

Columbus Day Weekend is already upon us and with it comes some of incredibly fun fall events to enjoy in Kennebunkport.  The forecast is looking great, and we won’t tell if you decide to play hooky on Friday too! Catch a show at the Ogunquit Playhouse!  The Addams Family musical sure to get you in the spirit of fall and start preparing you for Halloween (yes, it really is coming – I have already bought and eaten enough candy to know it’s true).Consider hopping aboard one… Read More

Fall Foliage Savings in Kennebunkport!

Now that fall foliage season is in full swing, all of us in Kennebunkport want everyone to enjoy the incredible colors and sights throughout the area.  For that reason, we’re taking 20% off rates through the end of October.  So stay with us any Sunday-Thursday evenings until October 31 and enjoy rates starting at just $183 per night! Remember, this offer is valid on new reservations only and cannot be combined with any other offers or gift certificates. And what could be… Read More

New England Fall Foliage Tours

The first strokes of color are painting trees, teasing us all with the splendor of fall foliage in New England. Fall is in the air, and it’s time to plan that foliage tour! Many people enjoy traveling “the loop” – a leaf peeping tour of New England, leaving from our Kennebunkport Maine bed and breakfast, heading north to other seaside villages like Camden and Bar Harbor, driving across Maine and New Hampshire to the White Mountains and back to the Boston area through Western and Central Massachusetts.… Read More

A Visit to the Portland Head Lighthouse

On a recent stunning fall afternoon, I decided to visit a favorite location for many aspiring photographers and lighthouse fanatics – the Portland Head Lighthouse.  Located just on the border of Cape Elizabeth and Portland, this historic lighthouse (first lit in 1791) is situated on a 90 acred park, which is perfect for enjoying breathtaking views of the Maine Coast. While the lighthouse also features a museum that operates from 10-4 every day, I decided to visit just prior to sunset to… Read More

Halloween’s Coming to Kennebunkport

  It’s the end of October and signs all around Kennebunkport say that Halloween is on its way!  While many trees are still boasting some incredible fall foliage, many are shedding theirs and sporting their winter look.  But at this time of year, you’ll spot loads of mums all across Kennebunkport (and the Maine Stay Inn is no exception) and pumpkins galore.  Whether they may be perched atop scarecrows or the monument in Dock Square, you’ll surely enjoy picking them out in… Read More

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