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

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

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

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

2019 Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest

2019 Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest

The first session of the 2019 Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest is coming right up on Sunday, August 18th. Along with a 5k, 10k, or half marathon to run in, the day also promises food, drink, games, and a DJ. Come join in the fun! Lace up your shoes and stretch those legs – it’s … Read More

Visit Goat Island Lighthouse

Visit Goat Island Lighthouse

Goat Island Lighthouse is an iconic landmark in Cape Porpoise Harbor and the only lighthouse local to the Kennebunks. While you can always view the Goat Island Light from Cape Porpoise Pier, summer high tides allow for visits and tours! The Maine Coast is speckled with handsome lighthouse towers. In fact, there are seven lighthouses … Read More

Visit Two Lights State Park For Incredible Maine Coast Views

Visit Two Lights State Park For Incredible Maine Coast Views

Two Lights State Park, in Cape Elizabeth, ME, provides spectacular views of Casco Bay and the open Atlantic. It is a popular spot for barbecues, clambakes, and taking in Maine’s legendary rocky coast. The Maine coastline is endlessly beautiful. The rocky shore, sweeping vistas, and iconic lighthouses draw locals and visitors alike. Guests of our … Read More

Hit The Green at Kennebunkport Golf Courses

Hit The Green at Kennebunkport Golf Courses

The Kennebunkport area is known for its golf. If you’re hoping to get in a round or more, you’ll be happy to learn there are a variety of Kennebunkport golf courses to choose from. Experience a century old course near the beach – or maybe you’d prefer a game on President Bush’s preferred local green? … Read More

Wells Auto Museum – Over 80 Antique and Classic Cars

Wells Auto Museum – Over 80 Antique and Classic Cars

If you love classic and antique cars, you’ll definitely want to take a short trek south from our Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast to visit Wells Auto Museum. You’ll need to coordinate your visit, though – Wells Auto Museum is currently only open 9 days a year! Wells Antique Auto Museum is located just 14 … Read More

Ogunquit Museum of American Art & Art at the Inns 2019

Ogunquit Museum of American Art & Art at the Inns 2019

The Ogunquit Museum of American Art may be small but it’s jam-packed with over 3,000 works of art. It also has the distinction of being Maine’s only museum dedicated to American art history. The Ogunquit Museum of American Art is located in Ogunquit, Maine, just a short drive down the coast from our Kennebunkport B&B. … Read More