Walker’s Point – the Kennebunkport Bush Family Compound

Walker’s Point – the Kennebunkport Bush Family Compound

One of the more popular attractions in our area is Walker’s Point, the Kennebunkport Bush family compound. It’s often the first thing people want to see! The Bush family has had a presence in Kennebunkport for well over a century. George H.W. Bush’s grandfather and great-grandfather purchased and the property in the 1870’s. Originally known … Read More

Maine Maple Sunday 2019 – A Sweet and Sticky Celebration

Maine Maple Sunday 2019 – A Sweet and Sticky Celebration

Get set for Maine Maple Sunday 2019 – a sweet and sticky celebration of spring and maple sugaring time – Sunday, March 24th, 2019! Ah, spring: is there any time more exciting than … Okay, okay, so it’s not exactly spring-time yet. It’s coming, though, and now is the time to plan those spring-getaways! One … Read More

2019 Maine Boatbuilders Show Lodging Package

2019 Maine Boatbuilders Show Lodging Package

We’ve got tickets to the 2019 Maine Boatbuilders Show and we’re giving them away to anyone who books a two night stay that weekend! March 22nd through the 24th, 2019. The Maine Boatbuilders Show is one the biggest and best custom fiberglass and wooden boat shows on the East Coast. Last year’s event saw some … Read More

Discover Kennebunk’s Brick Store Museum

Discover Kennebunk’s Brick Store Museum

Looking for things to do in Kennebunkport? There’s a fascinating museum just a few miles up the road from our Kennbunkport B&B that you should really consider visiting: Kennebunk’s Brick Store Museum. The Brick Store Museum began life in 1825 as just that – a dry goods store built of bricks by merchant William Lord. … Read More

Have a Romantic Kennebunkport Valentine’s Day Getaway!

Have a Romantic Kennebunkport Valentine’s Day Getaway!

Come to Kennebunkport this Valentine’s Day and enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway at our Kennebunkport B&B – The Captain Jefferds Inn! February and Valentine’s Day is a magical time, here in Kennebunkport. We “Paint the Town Red” all month long with special events, transforming the coldest month of the year into one of warmth … Read More

Your Maine Cross Country Skiing Getaway Headquarters!

Your Maine Cross Country Skiing Getaway Headquarters!

Now is the time to plan your Maine cross country skiing getaway and The Captain Jefferds Inn, a Kennebunkport B&B, makes for the perfect base camp. It’s hard to beat Maine for ways to get out in the snow. Skiing, ice-skating, sledding, snowmobiling, sleigh rides, snowshoes, and more. Our state’s natural beauty provides countless places … Read More

Watch the Wild Blueberry Drop on a Kennebunkport New Year’s Eve!
Visit Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum for the Holidays!

Visit Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum for the Holidays!

Come explore the world’s oldest and largest electric railway museum: Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum! See streetcars from around the world and almost every system in the United States. This time of year you can also enjoy special holiday events! The Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport will transport you (no pun intended) to a bygone era … Read More

Visit St. Anthony’s – the Kennebunkport Franciscan Monastery

Visit St. Anthony’s – the Kennebunkport Franciscan Monastery

When you hear the term “Franciscan monastery,” you probably picture a European setting, which is sensible. Did you know that there’s a Kennebunkport Franciscan Monastery, though? It’s true. Saint Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery has been here since 1947 – it’s one of the area’s more popular attractions! St Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery wasn’t always that, however. In … Read More

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2018

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2018

Come experience the ultimate seaside holiday celebration at Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2018! November 29th through December 9th, 2018. The Kennebunks come to life every autumn with our annual holiday celebration! The 11-day event is so jam-packed with events it can sometimes be hard to choose! And it all kicks off with the annual tree-lighting at … Read More

White Columns Kennebunkport and the First Families Museum

White Columns Kennebunkport and the First Families Museum

The First Families Museum at White Columns Kennebunkport gathers together a treasure trove of Bush family memorabilia celebrating the legacies of 41, 43, and their family. Most folks who visit Kennebunkport are aware that Walkers’ Point is the summer home to the Bush family. In fact, it’s one of our most popular attractions! But did … Read More

Take Advantage of Our Kennebunkport Lodging Specials and Packages

Take Advantage of Our Kennebunkport Lodging Specials and Packages

zzThere are a million reasons to enjoy a Kennebunkport getaway but we here at The Captain Jefferds Inn up the ante with our collection of Kennebunkport lodging specials and packages! It wasn’t that long ago that we drew your attention to our Kennebunkport Spa and Massage packages. Popular as those packages are, they’re not the … Read More

October’s Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest

October’s Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest

Part two of Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest 2018 is just weeks away: Saturday, October 13th. Trust Trail Fest is a great time with a variety of runs, followed by a party with food, drink, a DJ, and fun games for everybody! Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest 2018 kicked off Sunday, August 19th, with a … Read More

Kennebunkport Spa and Massage Packages at The Captain Jefferds Inn

Kennebunkport Spa and Massage Packages at The Captain Jefferds Inn

Looking for a little rest and rejuvenation to close out your summer? Great idea – and The Captain Jefferds Inn can help! Come take advantage of our Kennebunkport inn’s romantic spa and massage packages and get more out of your vacation. There’s nothing quite like a Kennebunkport getaway to relax you and soothe those frazzled … Read More

Don’t Miss the 2018 Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival!

Don’t Miss the 2018 Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival!

Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival 2018 is just weeks away. This two-day, juried event is held every year, the first weekend after Labor Day. That puts this year’s event on the weekend of September 8th and 9th, 2018. Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival is held every year in Wells, Maine, at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm. The … Read More

Discover the Wild Beauty of Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

Discover the Wild Beauty of Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

The Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge protects 5,400 acres of salt marshes and estuaries that are home to plants and animals found nowhere else in Maine. Best of all? The refuge is only ten minutes from our Kennebunkport inn! If you’re a nature lover, hiking enthusiast, photographer, or are just looking for some peace and … Read More

Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest 2018

Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest 2018

Come hit the trails during the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest 2018. Run a 5K, 10K, or half marathon, then enjoy a party with music, food, drink, and games! August 19th, 2018! The Kennebunkport Conservation Trust is hosting two trail races this season: one on Sunday, August 19th and another Saturday, October 13th. The courses … Read More

Cast Your Line For Fun – Fishing In Kennebunkport

Cast Your Line For Fun – Fishing In Kennebunkport

Looking to do a little fishing in Kennebunkport? Great idea! You’ll find that there are a lot of options to do just that during your Kennebunkport getaway! Striped bass. Bluefish. Mackerel. Cod and haddock. For some, there is little more relaxing than getting out on the water with rod and reel. If that describes you … Read More