• Special Tickets Made Available for Sold Out Fire + Ice 2017!

    November 10th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

    Kennebunkport’s popular Fire + Ice celebration sold out in record time this year – but now a sponsor has come forward with some tickets they don’t need. If you missed out on the first batch of tickets sold – now is your chance! Fire + Ice is billed as the “Perfect Ending to Kennebunkport’s Christmas … Read More

    Don’t Miss the 2017 Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude!

    November 3rd, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

    Come experience the ultimate seaside holiday celebration at the 2017 Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude! November 30th through December 10th, 2017. The annual Christmas Prelude has been a Kennebunkport tradition since 1982. Visitors come from all over the country and the world to experience the fun and festivities. The event was designated one of the Top 100 … Read More

    You’ll Get A Charge Out Of Our Tesla EV Charger!

    October 20th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

    Did you know you can re-charge your electric car while staying at Captain Jefferds Inn? It’s true! We’ve had a Tesla EV Charger on-site for a while, now and guests can use it to re-charge their cars while they re-charge themselves on a Kennebunkport getaway. Looking for some EV friendly accommodations during your Kennebunkport vacation? … Read More

    Explore Maine’s Best Art Museums on the Maine Art Museum Trail

    October 16th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

    The Maine Art Museum Trail connects 8 of Maine’s best art museums in a scenic driving tour. The 200 mile-long trail runs from from Ogunquit to Bangor, includes 3 of Maine’s top colleges, and features some 73,000 works of art. Maine is famous for its inspirational scenery and the art it has inspired. Winslow Homer, … Read More

    Explore Saint Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery

    September 25th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

    Saint Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery is 66-acres of English gardens and walking paths surrounding a shrine and beautiful Tudor mansion on the banks of the Kennebunk River. With all the great things to see and do in Kennebunkport, it may be hard to believe that one of our most popular attractions is a Franciscan monastery. Then … Read More

    Discover The Many Kennebunkport Area Lighthouses

    September 15th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

    People give hundreds of reasons to visit the Maine coast but one of the more popular is: lighthouses! Maine has plenty of these iconic structures and Kennebunkport is no exception. If you’re interested in visiting one or more of the many Kennebunkport area lighthouses, read on! There’s nothing quite like a lighthouse to perk up … Read More

    Warm Memories of Cool Days, Fall in Kennebunkport

    September 13th, 2017 by insideout

    Take a deep breath because it’s the best time of year once again, Fall in Kennebunkport!  The Harvest is upon us and in so many ways, some more obvious than others.  As we break out the sweaters and invite the crisp air of the mornings, our kitchens begin to fill with the colors, smells, and flavors … Read More

    All Aboard for Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum!

    August 31st, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

    Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum is the oldest and largest electric railway museum in the world. The museum’s amazing collection includes vehicles from almost all the streetcar systems in the U.S. and many from around the world. There’s something romantic about trolley cars. Once upon a time, their signature clang and clatter could be heard in … Read More

    Warm Colors & Sea Breezes this Autumn in Kennebunkport

    August 30th, 2017 by insideout

    As the air cools and the smells begin to change, locals and visitors alike embrace the Fall in Kennebunkport Maine.  With uncluttered streets and empty parking spaces we leave the hustle and bustle of the hot summer months in the rear view mirror and fill with excitement for what’s to come.  Crisp air, bright colors … Read More

    Don’t Miss Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival 2017!

    August 7th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

    It’s almost time for the 30th annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival: Saturday, September 9th and 10th, 2017. This prestigious, annual art event promises 2 full days of juried crafts, food, music, and fun! The Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival is an annual show of more than 130 jury-selected artisans displaying fine, hand-crafted wares. Many see the … Read More

    The Arundel Room

    April 22nd, 2017 by Captain Jefferds Inn

    Rachel the Assistant Innkeeper speaks about the Arundel Room

    The top 5 Bed and Breakfasts in Kennebunkport

    April 22nd, 2017 by Captain Jefferds Inn

    If you’re travelling with your four-legged canine companion, this former sea captain’s home turned B&B would be a great choice. Dogs can be accommodated in the six rooms located in the inn’s carriage house where they’ll be welcomed with dog bowls, towels, and a personalized treat. Plus there are pet sitters available for just $10 … Read More

    A Sense of Place, Coastal Maine

    April 22nd, 2017 by Captain Jefferds Inn

    I can recommend from personal experience two and they are right across  from one another on a tree-lined residential street in Kennebunkport – The Captain Lord Mansion where your hosts are Richard Litchfield and Beverly Davis and the Captain Jefferds Inn where you’ll be treated with exemplary hospitality by Erik and Sarah Lindblom.  More…

    Bed and Breakfast in Kennebunkport, Maine

    April 22nd, 2017 by Captain Jefferds Inn

    History buffs will love The Captain Jefferds Inn. Located just a short walk from town, the highly rated inn was built in 1804 for Captain Jefferds, his wife and their 11 children. In 1888 the house was remodeled in the Colonial Revival architecture. …More

    Distinctive Inns Along the Coast of Maine

    April 22nd, 2017 by Captain Jefferds Inn

    Situated among other sea captain’s homes of the same era in Kennebunkport’s historic residential district, Captain Jefferds Inn is a several block stroll away from the Kennebunk River, Dock Square, and many dining options, art galleries and unique shops. Like many of Maine’s coastal towns, Kennebunkport was established on shipbuilding. Thankfully, its original walk ability and … Read More

    Set Sail for the Captain Jefferds Inn!

    April 22nd, 2017 by Captain Jefferds Inn

    Well, all this was before I stayed at The Captain Jefferds Inn, one of several former sea captains’ mansions in Kennebunkport that’s been converted to a Bed & Breakfast. I guess those salty sea captains, engaged as they were in lucrative trade and shipbuilding, liked having tangible symbols of their wealth and status on full … Read More

    New England Living

    April 22nd, 2017 by Captain Jefferds Inn

    In a charming, historic Kennebunkport neighborhood, filled with former sea captains’ stately homes and mansions, resides one of the prettiest inns I’ve ever seen, The Captain Jefferds Inn. Built in 1804, the innkeepers, Erik and Sarah Lindblom, have managed to capture and maintain the welcoming nostalgia of an old, coastal New England home.  More…

    Top 10 bed-and-breakfast towns

    April 22nd, 2017 by Captain Jefferds Inn

    You may have trouble choosing among your options in this famous port city. There’s a historic Colonial edging the Cape Arundel Golf Course, private coveside cottages, an 1805 sea-captain’s mansion, even a cushy lodge next to the marina.  More…