A Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaway in Kennebunkport

A Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaway in Kennebunkport

If you’re looking to treat that special someone to a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway this year, you should consider Kennebunkport, where we Paint The Town Red all month long for Valentine’s Day! Kennebunkport is already a naturally romantic vacation destination. When the month of February arrives, however, that goes into overdrive with the month-long “Paint … Read More

Dock Square – Shopping and Dining in the Heart of Kennebunkport

Dock Square – Shopping and Dining in the Heart of Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport’s Dock Square is more than just the picturesque heart of the quintessential Maine coastal town. The historic neighborhood is home to a delightful mix of gift shops, boutiques, galleries, and many highly rated restaurants. Dock Square is so named because it straddles the Kennebunk River and was once the site of a booming shipbuilding … Read More

Where to Find the Best Spots for Maine Photography

Where to Find the Best Spots for Maine Photography

Vacation is the perfect time to focus on getting some great photos. Perhaps you’re the type to only want ones of nature, or attractions in the city you’re visiting. Or, you’re the one to make everyone pose for a family photo every so often. Either way, snapping a few memories is the perfect way to … Read More

Kennebunkport Maine XC Skiing, Snowshoeing, & Ice Skating

Kennebunkport Maine XC Skiing, Snowshoeing, & Ice Skating

Summer’s gone, and autumn’s nearly passed. That means it’s time to make your Maine XC skiing, snowshoeing, or skating plans – and The Captain Jefferds Inn makes the perfect winter base camp! Maine is a winter sports paradise with seemingly endless ways to get out and enjoy the great and frosty outdoors. Our Kennebunkport Inn … Read More

Holiday Tours at White Columns Kennebunkport

Holiday Tours at White Columns Kennebunkport

White Columns Kennebunkport is typically only open to visitors from Memorial Day through Columbus Day. When the holidays roll around, however, the doors open back up for a series of rare and festive events. Those dates are December 6th through the 14th, in 2019. Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude is loaded with lots of fun holiday events. … Read More

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2019

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2019

Make the most of your holiday season with a visit to the Kennebunks during Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2019! December 5th through the 15th. Christmas Prelude is the Kennenbunks annual, eleven-day holiday celebration with literally hundreds of special events for you to attend. There are tree lightings, holiday concerts, cocktail parties, dinners, tours, bonfires, craft fairs, … Read More

Where to Find The Best Shops in Kennebunkport, Maine 

Where to Find The Best Shops in Kennebunkport, Maine 

On vacation, the ability to find the perfect trinkets, gifts, and souvenirs is an art and a skill. First, you have to know where to find the best local shops to ensure that your purchase is unique and representative of your vacation destination. Then, you have to spend time browsing and sifting through stores until … Read More

Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Kennebunkport 

Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Kennebunkport 

Our coastal Maine town has plenty of activities, whether it’s trying new restaurants, visiting historical landmarks, exploring Maine’s nature and beauty, and more. While places like Walker’s Point and the various lighthouses are great attractions, your young children might lose interest after a day of sightseeing. However, if you want to have an intentional, jam-packed … Read More

Where to Find Breakfast in Kennebunkport

Where to Find Breakfast in Kennebunkport

Pancakes and waffles and omelets, oh my! Vacation is the time to go all out when it comes to the first meal of the day. In your daily life, you may not want to spend the time, energy, or calories. But when you are traveling to places known especially for their foods, like the Maine … Read More

Maine Fall Foliage at Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge

Maine Fall Foliage at Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge

This year’s fall foliage is running later than usual and the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge, just ten minutes down the road from our Kennbunkport inn, is a great place to see it! The Maine Fall Foliage show came on a little later than it usually does this year. Consequently it’s almost Halloween yet there’s still … Read More

Visit Wood Island Lighthouse

Visit Wood Island Lighthouse

The Maine coast is known for its many lighthouses and there quite a few of them within easy driving distance of our Kennebunkport inn. Wood Island Lighthouse, in Saco Bay off Biddeford, Maine, is a good example. There’s something iconic about a lighthouse. The proud silhouette, the service, the history. There are seven lighthouses within … Read More

It’s Maine Fall Foliage Time in Kennebunkport!

It’s Maine Fall Foliage Time in Kennebunkport!

The coming weeks will see the beginning of the annual Maine fall foliage show, with peak colors likely arriving around Columbus Day Weekend. Kennebunkport is ready with harvest festivals, road races, trick or treating, day trips, and so much more. Summer may be officially over – but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. … Read More

Top 3 Kennebunkport Golf Courses

Top 3 Kennebunkport Golf Courses

Top 3 Kennebunkport Golf Courses When you drive into Maine, you see a big sign labeling it as “The Vacation State,” and it sure does live up to that expectation. Maine is the perfect place to enjoy some time away, and Kennebunkport, Maine is no exception. Kennebunkport is known for its outdoor scenery, no matter … Read More

Kennebunkport’s Own Brewery

Kennebunkport’s Own Brewery

Kennebunkport’s Own Brewery As many visitors of The Captain Jefferds Inn know, Maine is a pinnacle of fresh seafood. Visiting the ample Kennebunkport restaurants will prove how strongly seafood is ingrained in the culture here. Out of all the spots we have in town, there is one that stands out not just because of its … Read More

Horseback Riding on the Beach in Kennebunkport

Horseback Riding on the Beach in Kennebunkport

If you’ve been under the impression that horseback riding on the beach only happens in romantic movies, think again. It happens here in Kennebunkport, too! Local Riverhurst Farm offers guided horseback riding on the beach; fall, winter, and spring. Maine is known for the incredible beauty of our more than 5,000 miles of coastline. Moreover, … Read More

Kennebunkport Kayak Rental and Tours

Kennebunkport Kayak Rental and Tours

No state has a coastline as iconic and beloved as Maine’s with people traveling from around the world to see it. Come explore our little part of it up close and personal with a Kennebunkport kayak rental! From the historic Kennebunk River to our sheltered and scenic harbor, Kennebunkport is known for its excellent paddling … Read More

The Stone Chapel at St. Ann’s Kennebunkport Episcopal Church

The Stone Chapel at St. Ann’s Kennebunkport Episcopal Church

Kennebunkport is filled with fun things to see and one of the more popular attractions is The Stone Chapel at St. Ann’s Kennebunkport Episcopal Church. While your average Episcopal Church might not draw such attention the Stone Chapel at St. Ann’s is most definitely NOT average. The Stone Chapel is over 130 years old, surrounded by … Read More

Kennebunkport Lobster Tours – Quintessential Maine

Kennebunkport Lobster Tours – Quintessential Maine

Maine is known for its scenic coastline, long fishing history, and delicious, cold water lobster. Kennebunkport lobster tours are a fun way to experience all three! There’s something quintessentially Maine about the lobster trap fishing experience. The practice began here around 1850 and continues today. Maine is still the nation’s biggest producer of fresh lobster, … Read More