Late Fall in Kennebunkport

While Columbus weekend is typically peak fall in Maine, this year the leaves took their sweet time turning to spectacular color. So it’s not too late to celebrate foliage my friends. Looks like local lodging rates will fall before the leaves do this season. Need another trip to Maine’s beautiful seacoast town. How about a few fairs and festivals, and happy hours and haunted happenings? Read on and come to Kennebunkport – its fall y’all! Happy Hours and Kennebunkport go together like fall foliage and sweater weather. Stroll the tree lined streets from Kennebunk’s Lower Village, stop at Old Vines […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / October 11, 2018

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  and pumpkins for a hint of how spirited the Kennebunks can be. You might even see some local “Sand Witches of The Kennebunks” wicked fun women dressed in witchy attire pub crawling about The Kennebunks… a booh’sie tradition among the “desperate housewives of KPT”. Don’t worry these are Good Witches, who do Good Deeds locally. As for the best decorations, if you’ve never seen Kennebunk’s Summer Street decorated in the dark on old Hallow Eve, […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / October 1, 2018

Kennebunkport – September to Remember

What’s the best month in Maine? We love September in Kennebunkport. Ok, so there’s our favorite seaside town fully disclosed too. Here are out Top 10 Reasons to Come To Kennebunkport in September 1. September in Kennebunkport is the perfect blend of summer and fall. You can still enjoy beautiful summer-like days in September – with plenty of beach sand and space to yourself. The ocean remains relatively warm in temperature. You might even get an “Indian summer”, can we say still say that? Its not P.C., politically correct, but it’s a treat when you get 85 degree days in mid […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / September 2, 2018

The best things to do in Fall in Kennebunkport

As for fun things to do in the fall in Kennebunkport, boat rides are fantastic. Get aboard a charter lobster boat or sailboat to see the coastline and the gorgeous leaves changing colors in contract to the brilliant blue Atlantic Ocean…there’s nothing like it anywhere else in the world. Just bring a jacket for that fall boat cruise, we recommend the Pineapple Ketch sailboat charter and the Rugosa Lobster Boat tour that both leave from the Nonantum Resort on Ocean Ave. If you’d like to have your own private cocktail cruise or a boat ride out to Goat Island Light […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / September 1, 2018

Kennebunkport Car Free Carefree Vacation

In a perfect world, you would never have to leave your vacation resort. The point of staying in Kennebunkport, however, is to explore and experience the quaint culture and the natural beauty of the region. The benefit of staying in Kennebunkport is that this classic small Maine town makes getting around incredibly easy. You can pull in to town, park your car and walk, bike or take a shuttle or trolley to everything. If you’re not planning on traveling outside of town, here are several places to stay in Kennebunkport that negate the need of a car as you can walk to […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 28, 2018

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 10, 2018

Best Lobster in Kennebunkport

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 great dining deals, 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 / July 1, 2018

Restaurant Favorites in Kennebunkport

Paddles Up – Kennebunkport’s Paddle Battle

Put your paddles together for all the kayakers, canoers and SUP-ers. The 6th annual Nonantum Paddle Battle in Kennebunkport is on August 5 2018 – truly a  Sunday fun day on the Kennebunk River. Hundreds of kayaks, canoes, surfboards and SUPs grace the waterfront at The Nonantum Resort for a fun race up and down the Kennebunk River, 3-6pm. This family fun event, The Paddle Battle, now in its 6th year, is hosted at The Nonantum Resort. Its expanded and grown by leaps and paddles since the first Nonantum Quest for the Cup canoe race back in 2008.  While the “Paddle […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / July 1, 2018

Vinegar Hill- Kennebunkport’s best 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 Kport Inn’s Burleigh – Local Dish, ensembles at The Nonantum’s 95 Ocean, or music at Old Vines Wine Bar and the Colony’s Marine Room. One of the best venues for live acts is Vinegar Hill Music Theatre  – a classic Maine music venue in the old Arundel Barn Playhouse. The name Vinegar Hill pays tribute to the history of this area in Arundel and the Smith Sister’s Farm. This revamped barn is […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / June 20, 2018