Paint the Town Red with Romance in Kennebunkport

Here’s a romantic little secret… Kennebunkport and Kennebunk  is for lovers in winter. This seaside resort town is perfect for couples in search of a romantic retreat when Kennebunkport “Paints the Town Red” as part of its February is for Lovers. Yes, even this year… Covid won’t eclipse Cupid in KPT! Bring your sweet heart for seaside beach walks, horse-drawn carriage rides, art browsing, boutique sales, cozy fireplaces, four poster beds at local inns, ocean view hot tubs, and private seaside dining for two in an igloo or a ski gondola. COOL! Kennebunkport celebrates February in style with a “Paint the Town Red” romantic atmosphere – […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 25, 2021

Paint the Town Red with Romance in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport Affordable Lodging

Kennebunkport has a classy, upscale reputation, a vacation destination for Presidents, celebs like Taylor Swift and Patrick Dempsey, famous chefs – Gordon Ramsey and Rachel Ray. But at its heart, K’port is a fishing village of humble happy lobstermen, aspiring artists and lovable locals. The same juxtaposition exists for overnight lodging in this charming seaside village – Kennebunkport has luxe high end hotels and spa resorts, and more modest Maine inns, bnbs and motels. What does it cost to stay in Kennebunkport? Well you can splurge on a top floor river view suite at Boathouse Waterfront Hotel for $300-400 a night, […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 12, 2021

Restaurant Favorites in Kennebunkport

While the Maine Coast is most poluar in summer, the real seaside beauty of Kennebunkport extends to the fall, winter, and spring – the “off-season.” Those that fall (lol) for the charm of Kennebunkport’s coastal charm in quieter times, take advantage of the affordable rates at luxury hotels, inns and BnBs, and off season dining deals and happy hours, and more. Many Kennebunkport restaurants  remain open year round, no lines or waiting, walk in and enjoy with the locals. Here, a list of personal favorite restaurants in Kennebunkport.

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 1, 2021

Restaurant Favorites in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2020

Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude 2021 will be Dec 2-12, Prelude’s 40th anniversary! In its 39th year, Kennebunkport’s 2020 Prelude was a little more peaceful than norm, Dec 3- 13. Prelude had to“pivot” this year, with social-distancing and many events virtual, versus the big crowds of the past for tree-lighting, parades and shopping. Both the Prelude Hat Parade and Pooch Parade went virtual this year, sign up to see and be seen! “Christmas Prelude is different this year, with an emphasis on keeping everyone safe,” said Kennebunkport Business Association President Paul Humphrey of Mornings in Paris. But Prelude lovers, have no fear, its […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / December 1, 2020

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude 2020

The best things to do in Fall in Kennebunkport

What’s the most beautiful time of year in Kennebunkport? Many would say summer…but fall is magical on the Maine coast and especially in the beautiful seaside town of K’port. In September and October you can still walk the beaches of Gooches, Mother’s Beach and Colony Beach in Kennebunkport…and it’s a much easier to find that parking spaces. Fall brings cool crisp evenings, while you still have warm sunny summer days. The temperatures in Maine in fall are splendid, 70-s by day and 50’s at night for perfect sleeping under a down duvet at a local Kennebunkport inn or cozy bnb. […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / September 20, 2020

The best things to do in Fall in Kennebunkport

Fun Activities in Kpt @ social distance

Go out to sea – there’s nothing more therapeutic than salty ocean air – charter a private boat cruise with Captain Bob of Rugosa Lobster Boat Tours, or with Captain Bruce aboard the fishing vessel Libreti Rose. Just you and you party and your Captain if you arrange for a private charter. As you cruise out of the Kennebunk River, out to sea, you’ll see Walkers Point- home of the Presidential Bush family, to Cape Porpoise where you’ll see Goat Island Light house, and the most picturesque fishing village. Your Rugosa Captain will pull a lobster trap, or help you […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 23, 2020

Happy Hour in the Port

Several Kennebunkport and Kennebunk restaurants and pubs offer happy hours, some are more frequent in the off-season – October to May, while others continue year round. Truth is Kennebunkport folks love their happy hours, some say “Kpt is a drinking town with a fishing problem,” others call it “Kennedrinkport” If you agree there is nothing better than a beverage overlooking the Kennebunk River or the sea, read on… and be sure to call ahead to confirm dates, times and deals. Be sure to call ahead to Kennebunkport & Kennebunk area restaurants for reservations, and outdoor dining and take out! See […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 20, 2020

Happy Hour in the Port

Kennebunkport Loves Lobster

For the Love of Lobster Visitors and Kennebunkport locals alike love their lobster. Whether to you it’s a delicacy, a summer treat, or a seafood staple, its best served with butter, and best eaten with a view out to sea – from whence it came. Kennebunkport’s lobstermen head out daily from the Kennebunk River and Cape Porpoise Harbor, to bring in fresh Maine lobster… its hard work, a proud heritage and a delicious tradition. So roll up your sleeves and dive in to a lobster in Kennebunkport… see our favorite places for lobster in Kennebunkport and check out our link […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 1, 2020

KPT Positivity in Positively Crazy Times

It’s easy to focus on the fear and the news cycle fodder. You can bum out that about Kennebunks’ beach rules, and mask requirements in businesses. You can protest, pout, or you can order #takeout! Or dine out – outside at Kennebunkport Restaurants, or inside with appropriate table spacing and masks until you are seated. I hope we all appreciate our beautiful beaches and favorite businesses even more these days. Let’s focus on the wonderful things occurring, non-profits and businesses rallying to offer new services to locals and yes – to seasonal residents (may these out-of-staters PLEASE quarantine unless you’ve had […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 1, 2020

KPT Positivity in Positively Crazy Times