Things to do in Kennebunkport

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

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

Top 10 Things About Summer in Kennebunkport Maine

There might have been a few showers on Saturday morning, but this weekend was pretty close to perfect here in Kennebunkport. The showers cleared up any humidity and the evening sunsets have be stellar. Plus with sunset still around 8:30 pm, there is so much daylight to enjoy the Maine Coast and the charm of Dock Square. But after sitting on the porch this afternoon with a refreshing glass of iced tea and watching the horse-drawn carriage roll by, I got thinking about… 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

Summer Vacation On The Maine Coast

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and that mean’s that it’s summer vacation time! We might be a little partial, there really is no better place to enjoy a summer vacation than on the Maine Coast in Kennebunkport! As a lifelong New Englander, it’s safe to say that I’ve visited lots of the region’s top vacation destinations, and I still think that Kennebunkport is pretty special. So today I’ll share some of the reasons that Kennebunkport is the ideal spot… Read More

Happy Father’s Day From The Maine Coast!

Today was a beautiful day to celebrate all the great dads out there, and we were honored to celebrate Father’s Day with some fantastic gentlemen right here on the Maine Coast! The LAUNCH festival drew to a close with the traditional blessing of the fleet, marking an incredible (and successful!) festival here in Kennebunkport, Maine. As expected, just like on Mother’s Day, we started the day by delivering quite a few breakfasts to suites around the property to pamper Dad with breakfast… Read More

It’s Here – LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival is Underway

Kennebunkport, Kennebunk, and Arundel are kicking off summer 2017 with “LAUNCH! A Maritime Festival” that embraces the culinary and seafaring history of the area with countless events through June 18, 2017. Memorial Day might mark the start of summer in most minds, but here in Kennebunkport, Maine, spring is brought to a close with The Kennebunkport Festival, a luxury food and wine fest. The very next weekend we welcome summer with LAUNCH! Kennebunkport’s connection to the sea has always been strong, influencing… Read More

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