How to pack for Kennebunkport vacation

There’s a reason Maine is called Vacationland… there is so much to sea and do …especially in Kennebunkport Maine. Hence the Maine motto: “the way life should be.” A vacation in K’port Maine should be on your bucket list. The only remaining question is: what to pack for a Kennebunkport Maine getaway? Here is our guide to packing for a Kennebunkport trip: Pack layers. Locals in Maine say, “if you don’t like the weather in Maine, wait a minute.” Summer in Kennebunkport, temps can vary from 50’s at night to high 80’s in the day – all in the span […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / August 13, 2022

Kennebunk Star Gazing -Solar Eclipse in Maine

What’s cool about the Kennebunks at night is not really the nightlife, lol. Its the stargazing that can be amazing. Clear skies along Maine’s coastline provide ideal celestial star spotting, uninterrupted views of planets and meteors too. The lack of light pollution, and pollution in general, by our ocean horizon, lend to great viewing of planets at night. Mariners used the stars to navigate their sail-powered boats at night, across the unchartered seas. That tells you that being near or out to sea is the place to be for star gazing. Even sitting on Kennebunk Beach at night, in the […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / August 11, 2022

Kennebunk Star Gazing -Solar Eclipse in Maine

Best Lobster in Kennebunkport

The 2nd question every visitors asks as they arrive in Kennebunkport, “where do I get the best lobster?” The 1st being, “how do we get to see President Bush’s place?” Folks eagerly want to see Walkers Point out Ocean Ave, to see the Bush Compound where two former presidents and their family have spent every summer. So we locals give directions out Ocean Ave, past St Ann’s Church where the Bush’s go for Sunday service, to The Blowing Cave and Anchor to Windward perched on the sparkling granite shores, this scenic vantage offers a fantastic view of Vesuvius Point, the so-named […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 20, 2022

Best Lobster in Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport’s Road Less Traveled

So many top spots in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, the “must be seen” from Dock Square to Walker’s Point, the beautiful beaches and out to sea. But this is a guide to the hidden gems, off the beaten path, the road less traveled in the Kport, the Bunks, Cape P and Arundel. Add these cool outings to your Kennebunkport Bucket List… for a fun diversion and excursion… Pull a Lobster Boat Trap Do not miss a ride aboard on The Rugosa with Captain Bob. This 1.5 hour tour will take you past Walkers Point, pull a few lobster traps and maybe […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 2, 2022

What to do in a Kennebunkport weekend?

Kennebunkport is my home….I’m proud to say – the place of Presidents and cool people – an address so unique it’s the only place in the world so named. Friends from away ask me, “what I should do in a Kennebunkport weekend?” Here is my perfect weekend in Kennebunkport! First, stay on the water. You didn’t come all this way to be inland. Stay at Seaside Inn, right on Kennebunk Beach, or Breakwater Inn and Spa, both have great locations on the water. Or Kennebunkports Captains Collection offers several super romantic B&Bs. Keep cozy in your own cottage at AWOL Kennebunkport. […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 1, 2022

Kennebunkport’s Launch – Floating Success!

Launch – a Maritime Festival is a fun boating fest in Maine, a celebration along the Kennebunk River. Its a wave of fun – five days of fishing, a boat parade, lobster bakes, fun runs of pirates and mermaids on the beach, Chef Competitions and much more. The nautical theme is the undercurrent to showcasing the Kennebunks’ rich maritime heritage in this lively seaside community. #LaunchFestME – originally launched in 2016 – is typically mid-June Launch 2022 is afloat! Launch 2022 is June 15-19… 10 Things I love about Launch:1. Launch is a grassroots, multi-town festival for locals by locals, stretching from K’Port […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 1, 2022

Memorial Day Parades in Kennebunk Kennebunkport

What could be more American than a Memorial Day parade in a small Maine town with firetrucks, boys scouts, twirlers, high school bands, veterans and parade fans dressed in red white and blue? See Memorial Day Kennebunkport Photos Here in Kennebunkport Maine, that’s how we like to roll, along with our lobster rolls.  Picture local school kids and US military marching through Dock Square, a memorial wreath is tossed off the bridge into the Kennebunk River, and we remember those who served our beautiful nation, from this beautiful seaside setting. Kennebunkport’s Memorial Day parade is back in 2022, Monday May […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 10, 2022

The Kennebunkport Festival Schedule – June

A Great Fun Filled Event for Local Charity 2022 the Kennebunkport Festival is postponed.. so stay tune for the news about the return of this wonderful event, and its 16th Kennebunkport Festival kicking off the summer season in Kennebunkport with a week long festival of art, music, wine and fine dining surrounded by live music performances, and of course, the allure of Kennebunkport. It’s the perfect time to vacation in Kennebunkport! The 2020 -2022 the Kennebunkport Festivals for June were cancelled – due to Covid. Stay tuned for details on the 2023 Kennebunkport Festival… Its a celebration of all things […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / March 28, 2022

Walking Tours of Kennebunk

The Kennebunks are small seaside towns, Kennebunkport, Kennebunk and Cape Porpoise. with a population of about 14,000. Even with the summer popularity as a resort town, you won’t be stuck in traffic for hours, you can feel safe walking at night, you can see the sunrise by the sea in the morning, the stars at dusk, and you can take a breath of fresh air. Yet despite being rather small towns, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport can have a fun festive vibrant atmosphere, there’s always something happening…

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Admin Kennebunkport / March 5, 2022