outdoor activities

Top 5 Best Hiking Trails in Southern Maine

Today is a gorgeous beach day in Southern Maine and all of New England, but everyone knows that there’s such a thing as too much sun, and when that’s the case, hiking is one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors and stay out of the sun! Fortunately, there are dozens of hiking trails in and around Kennebunkport that are awesome for a fantastic summer hike! With so many great options, it’s tough to choose, but here are our picks for… Read More

Running Routes in Kennebunkport for Marathon Monday

Throughout New England, the third Monday in April marks a very important day – Marathon Monday! In Massachusetts, this day is a state holiday (not for the Marathon, but to commemorate the battles of Lexington and Concord during the Revolutionary War as “Patriots’ Day”), and this holiday pops up on many calendars throughout the nation. But here in New England, folks find themselves glued to the screen watching the course of the Boston Marathon. And while we in Kennebunkport will also be… Read More

Spring Snow on the Maine Coast

20 years ago on April Fools’ Day, New England woke up to one of the largest snowstorms on record, and this year looked poised to follow suit, but fortunately, on the Maine Coast, this storm didn’t break any records. Kennebunkport, Maine did wake up to a mean April Fools’ Day joke from Mother Nature with more than a few inches of wet snow, but with temps almost reaching 50 degrees today, it shouldn’t last long! And with Easter just two weeks away,… Read More

A Labor Day Weekend Getaway on the Maine Coast

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day Weekend is coming so quickly, but fortunately here on the Maine Coast, there is lots of beautiful weather to be enjoyed before the glorious days of summer give way to the vibrant colors and crisp weather of autumn in New England. But whether a Labor Day getaway is the last summer escape you enjoy of 2016 or if you’ve a late summer jaunt planned for those hidden gem days of early September, this long weekend… Read More

Surf’s Up in Kennebunkport!

It is a known fact that the beaches in Kennebunkport Maine are beautiful and the dining opportunities in the area can rival most cities, but most people don’t know that there are incredible opportunities to hit the surf right here in town. Drive past the beach after a storm (12 months a year!), and the waves will be dotted with surfers enjoying larger waves than we enjoy on a regular basis. But it turns out that there are ample ways for newbies… Read More

Spring Skiing on the Maine Coast

With record-breaking low temperatures last weekend, followed by April-like weather early in the week, it is clear that springtime is definitely on its way to the Maine Coast. And one of my favorite things about the early spring is spring skiing! Fortunately for visitors to Maine Stay Inn, there are many wonderful mountain options located close enough for a day (or even half day) ski trip. With cold temps at the higher elevations, the snow is sure to stick around, and that means… Read More

Fall Hiking Along the Southern Maine Coast

While the fall foliage season has passed, the weather is still ideal for enjoying a hike along the Southern Maine Coast. The colors may have faded, but the bare branches are absolutely stunning against bright blue skies! Plus, with no leaves to block the sun’s rays, you’re sure to feel nice and warm despite cooler temperatures. One of the most popular walks in the Kennebunkport area is unquestionably the Parsons Way walk – a paved path that stretches along Ocean Avenue all… Read More

Hikes and Nature Walks on the Maine Coast

Now that the leaves are really popping out and the bright green spring foliage is in bloom, some of the best activities to enjoy on the Maine Coast are hikes and nature walks. And, fortunately, there are tons of great opportunities for trips that suit all fitness levels and attention spans not far from the Maine Stay Inn. Now, we have to be realistic – this is the Southern Maine coast, which means that you’re not going to find any soaring mountains and above tree line… Read More

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A Spring Skiing Getaway on the Maine Coast

It may feel solidly like winter here in Kennebunkport, but spring is definitely on its way to the Maine Coast, and that means spring skiing! Fortunately for visitors to our Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast, there are many wonderful mountain options located close enough for a day (or even half day) ski trip.  And with such monumental amounts of snow this winter, you’ll be able to enjoy incredible conditions on the slopes during the same trip as you enjoy a stunning spring on the coast.… Read More

Snowstorm Juno Visits Kennebunkport

Although the snowfall seem to be winding down here in Kennebunkport, the winds are still howling and we have lots of shoveling ahead of us.  But we are looking forward to waking up to some beautiful sunny skies in this winter wonderland!  While a superstorm like this one has major implications for travel throughout the nation (although our local plow drivers are doing an amazing job!), it sure does set the stage for a perfect month of romance in town.  “Paint the… Read More

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