Things to do in Kennebunkport

Fall Foliage Cruises on the Maine Coast

As the leaves are beginning to change, I started thinking about the best ways to enjoy fall foliage season on the Maine coast. Nature hikes, strolling through town, and scenic drives are a given during fall in New England, but coastal Maine offers a special way to enjoy the changing of the leaves – by sea! Fortunately, Kennebunkport Maine offers several excellent options for schooner rides that are ideal for leaf peeping. There are many guides to fall foliage season out there,… Read More

Pumpkin Picking Season is Coming to the Maine Coast!

After noticing the stunning pile of pumpkins at the local farm stand, and bringing it home for pumpkin soup (even on a warm day like today!), I started thinking that with fall foliage on its way, we are nearing the season for pumpkin picking right here on the Maine coast. There’s no question pumpkin picking is a perfect fall activity, and fortunately there are lots of great options right around Kennebunkport Maine! So this fall, don’t miss out on this classic autumn… Read More

Visiting The Maine Coast This September

Labor Day Weekend is upon us, and while that means that the dog days of summer are behind us, and fall foliage season is fast approaching in Kennebunkport! In many ways, September is the forgotten month of summer on the Maine Coast, with many early days in September indistinguishable from those of August. But generally September brings cooler evenings – the kind that is perfect for a sweatshirt or light jacket during your after dinner stroll. As the month draws to a close… Read More

Day Trips for New England Fall Foliage Season

Labor Day is just around the corner, and that means that there is plenty of incredible weather to enjoy during September and throughout fall foliage season. This is the perfect season to enjoy day trips around the region and around Kennebunkport! And despite the fact that there is plenty of wonderful beach weather ahead of us, evenings this week have been a little crisper than usual for August, giving us a preview of the incredible fall weather that is characteristic of New… Read More

Apple Picking in Southern Maine

One of the best things about fall in New England is apple picking, and fortunately, there are plenty of beautiful “u-pick” orchards near Kennebunkport, Maine. Apple picking is a truly classic autumn experience, and with the arrival of early season apples, there’s plenty of places to explore before fall really even begins! And as August winds to a close, not only can you enjoy one of the most basic fall activities, but you can also pick end-of-summer peaches that are just absolutely… Read More

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

Visiting Lighthouses from A Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast

When thinking “quintessential Maine,” a few things come to mind–blueberry pie, lobster, stunning lighthouses that dot the Maine coastline. Fortunately, there are plenty of lighthouses to explore just a stone’s throw from our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast. Whether you want to spend a day visiting lighthouses from Kittery to Portland and beyond, or just check out one for the requisite photo-op for Instagram, there are plenty of all shapes and sizes to choose from. And on a summer day like today, you’ll definitely… Read More

Enjoy a Sailing Adventure in Kennebunkport

One of my favorite spots to watch the sunset in Kennebunkport is from the jetty by Colony Beach. And tonight, just as I was heading back to the Maine Stay Inn, a three-masted sailboat came gliding into the mouth of the Kennebunk River. What a sight! At that moment, I remembered that there is no better way to enjoy the sunset than from the deck of one of the local Kennebunkport schooners. When it comes to exploring the waterways in and around… Read More

Monday Concert Series at South Congregational Church in Kennebunkport

Iconic Kennebunkport church, the South Congregational Church, is holding a summer concert series to raise money for the repair and restoration of the church’s organ. Last week marked the first of five summer concerts, and it was absolutely incredible. Each Monday evening, visitors can enjoy the musical stylings on a Steinway piano in the heart of historic Kennebunkport. Admission to the concerts are free, but donations are gladly accepted, as the concerts are a benefit for the rehabilitation of their E&G G… 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

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