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

Visit Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center

Visit Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center

The Farnsworth Art Museum, in Rockland, ME, contains one of the nation’s largest collections of Wyeth family paintings. The more than 15,000 works in the museum collection include some of the best American artworks of the 18th and 19th century. Farnsworth Art Museum specializes in American art, especially art with a Maine connection. The museum’s … Read More

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

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

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

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

Discover the Craft Beer Breweries Near Kennebunkport

Discover the Craft Beer Breweries Near Kennebunkport

America’s craft beer revolution means a return to unique, regional flavors and styles. Come discover one of the many excellent craft beer breweries near Kennebunkport, ME with our Brewery Beer Tasting lodging package! Craft beer is all the rage right now with supermarket aisles, bars, and restaurants awash in a variety of brands and styles. … Read More

Experience Kennebunkport in Spring with a Springtime Kennebunkport Getaway!
Explore Maine’s Best Art Museums on the Maine Art Museum Trail

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

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

Explore Saint Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery

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

All Aboard for Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum!

All Aboard for Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum!

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

The top 5 Bed and Breakfasts in Kennebunkport

The top 5 Bed and Breakfasts in Kennebunkport

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

Top 10 bed-and-breakfast towns

Top 10 bed-and-breakfast towns

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…

Newport, R.I., vs. Kennebunkport, Maine

Newport, R.I., vs. Kennebunkport, Maine

“I knew a woman, lovely in her bones,” wrote poet Theodore Roethke of a lady love, and we often feel the same about certain New England seacoast towns. Now that the throngs of visitors have departed and wealthy summer folk have retreated to warmer climes, Kennebunkport and Newport are lovely indeed in their bones.  More…

Weekend road trip ideas for couples near Boston

Weekend road trip ideas for couples near Boston

There are several hotel options in the Kennebunkport area. But consider staying at a bed and breakfast for a more authentic experience. Well-rated B&B options include Captain Lord Mansion, Captain Fairfield Inn and Captain Jefferds Inn.  more…

Coziest New England inns for fall

Coziest New England inns for fall

This historic sea captain’s home is now a charming, 15-room inn full of indulgent freebies and modern touches. It’s in a quiet, residential area of Kennebunkport, within walking distance of the shops and restaurants downtown. Cozy rooms vary in size, decor and amenities more…

Maine Winter Activities

Maine Winter Activities

You can’t beat Maine for enjoyable ways to play in the snow. Regardless of whether you like the adrenaline rush of downhill skiing or prefer quietly exploring on cross country skis or snowshoes, there are countless places to get out and take in the wintertime beauty. Kennebunkport is a great spot to use as a … Read More

Beacons of the Sea

Beacons of the Sea

More often than not, the mention of Maine conjures up images of lighthouses standing like proud and tireless sentries; warning ships of impending danger and guiding them safely back to shore. Once the saviors of the seacoast, these structures beamed their bright beacons and pierced the silent fog with the resonating call of their foghorns, … Read More