Best Place to Stay in Kennebunkport

People come from all over the world to stay in Kennebunkport. This classic seaside village exemplifies “the way life should be.” With miles of beautiful coastline to explore, several sandy and scenic beaches, a lighthouse, pretty fishing villages, plus sophisticated boutique shopping, art galleries and top restaurants, the BIG Question is: where to stay in Kennebunkport? Kennebunkport has every lodging imaginable for a small East Coast town, grand waterfront hotels and historic bed and breakfasts, beachfront inns, and family resorts, chic spa hotels, and waterfront suites. Here’s our guide to finding the best place to stay in K’port or Kennebunk Beach: […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / August 24, 2016

Kennebunkport Accolades

“Vacation Like A President” “Mooseport” is fictional – the movie was filmed in Jackson’s Point and Point Perry, Ontario, Canada – but it’s obvious the storyline and setting were meant to mirror Kennebunkport, Maine, the small seafront village in which retired President George H.W. Bush spends the summers in his oceanfront home.” – Forbes  AOL Ranks Kennebunkport Top 10 Beach Town “Kennebunkport, Maine – The old-time fishing village of Kennebunkport is like a Currier and Ives print come to life (it’s also the summer retreat of choice for George H.W. Bush). You can work on a lobster boat, fly-fish, or kayak past whimsical […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / August 23, 2016

Halloween in Kennebunkport & KenneBoo!

Halloween in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk is freakishly fun, for kids and for kids that never grew up. Just drive around town and see the crazy, scary, silly scarecrows for a hint of how spirited the Kennebunks can be. If you’ve never seen Summer Street decorated in the dark on Hallow Eve you’re in for a treat or trick. Here are some haunted happenings in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk this Halloween 2016: For Families: Oct 16 Sunday is the 7th annual Wicked 5k Fun Run/Walk– costumes are encouraged for this fun run through the streets of Kennebunkport. Open to everyone, with amazing […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / August 20, 2016

White Columns Bush Family Exhibit

Kennebunkport’s Bush Family Legacy White Columns Exhibit   One of the most popular sites in Kennebunkport is Walkers Point, the summer home to the Bush family. As you drive out Ocean Avenue past St Anne’s church where the Bush family goes to church, by Blowing Cave and Spouting Rock, you are led to the spectacular peninsula where President George H W Bush and his wife Barbara reside with their family from mid May to mid October each year, the remainder of the year the former first family lives in Texas. The people of Kennebunkport love the Bush family, affectionately referencing […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / August 11, 2016

Kennebunkport has global attraction

Kennebunkport is the only place in the world so named… one of a kind and world-famous – attracting people from all over the globe. For three centuries, Kennebunkport has lured everyone from sea captains and sitting presidents to celebrities on swank yachts, and let’s not forget – humble local fishermen. Today Kennebunkport is a hoppin’ happenin’ town, culturally deep with dining for every palate, attractions and lodging from quaint B&B’s to grand historic hotels and chic spa resorts on the river. Kennebunkport at heart is a small Maine town, population under 4,000 with 10,000+ in neighboring Kennebunk, yet this compact seaside community is surprisingly worldly in its offerings. Here’s […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 20, 2016

Kennebunkport has global attraction

What is the Franciscan Monastery of Kennebunk?

If you’ve visited Kennebunkport, then you know the Kennebunk River serves as a centerpiece and focal point for this charming seaside destination. Yes, there are beautiful beaches in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, but its the Kennebunk River that runs through both towns delineating the vibrant communities and shoreline on each side that is an equally important landmark of this famous Maine place. Kennebunkport’s changing tide and scenery on the river out to the Breakwater is fascinating, with perhaps one of the prettiest spots on the River – The Franciscan Monastery. On the western side of the Kennebunk River, you see acres of undeveloped, uninterrupted shore […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 16, 2016

Vinegar Hill- Kennebunkport’s latest music venue

Kennebunkport is so fun in summer time, with festivals, happy hours, live music and entertainment on every corner. On any easy breezy night, you will hear a band playing at the Pilot House, sharing a mic at One Dock, dinner ensembles at The Nonantum’s 95 Ocean, or music at the Colony’s Marine Room. For late night music in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk, bands at Pedro’s and of course Bentley’s biker bar in Arundel are best bets. The new kid in town for 2016, is Vinegar Hill Music Theatre  Maine’s music venue in the old Arundel Barn Playhouse. The name Vinegar Hill pays tribute to the history of this area in […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 20, 2016

Kennebunkport’s Launch – a Floating Success in 1st year!

The 1st annual Launch – a Maritime Festival is now but a ripple in the Kennebunk River. But what a wave of fun we were treated to during this weekend of boats, lobster bakes, fun runs of pirates and mermaids on the beach, Chef Competitions and much more. The nautical theme made for a great undercurrent of showcasing the Kennebunks’ rich heritage and so many happenings around our lively seaside communities. #LaunchFestME Get ready for Launch 2017 June 16-18! 10 Things I love about Launch: 1. Launch is a grassroots, multi-town festival for locals by locals, stretching from KPort to Cape […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 19, 2016

Kennebunkport Fest ~ Best Dressed

So another fabulous Kennebunkport Festival is now a Maine memory. This year’s was no less success. The food, music and wine flowed along the Kennebunk River from cocktail soirees, to chef dinners, dance parties and grand tastings, just as it has for over a decade. So many fun fab people turn out for this social event of the season, kicking up their heels and kicking off summer in Kennebunkport. Once again the cuisine and entertainment were fantastic from start – at Old Vines Wine Bar to finish – the Grand Finale at David’s KPT at the Boathouse. Kudos to the Maine Mag staff, Art Collector […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 13, 2016