Restaurant Favorites in Kennebunkport

While the Maine Coast is noted for its fabulous seafood and top restaurants, it seems Portland gets all the accolades. Turns out Kennebunkport and Kennebunk have some stellar dining experiences too! Kennebunkport’s coastal charm and seafood sophistication “spills” over on its dining plates. Bes time to dig in is off-season by the way. 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 […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / February 20, 2021

Restaurant Favorites 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. And remember, strolling the beach is always free! What does it cost to stay in Kennebunkport? Well you can splurge on a suite with fireplace at one […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / February 20, 2021

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 / February 1, 2021

Go Where the Locals Go

Don’t assume that the Maine coast rolls up the sidewalks after summer. Be a savvy traveler and come to Kennebunkport in the “off season” and you will love it for all new reasons!  Kennebunkport Maine’s “off-season” could be our best kept secret as it’s really Vacationland… or “staycation” without the crowd! Just fun locals and the best deals… Our Kennebunkport blog offers ideas on romantic places to stay, popular events, Kennebunkport best beaches and tours, but today, we’re going to talk about how to have fun like a local all year round

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 20, 2021

10 Best Places for a Cocktail – Kennebunkport and Kennebunk

Kennebunkport has a cocktail consumption reputation, labeled “a drinking village with a fishing problem,” where the well-healed are well-fueled, Kenne-drunk-port, Kenneboozeport, lol, I could go on. Suffice it to say the locals and folks from away like their cocktails out & about Dock Square, and liquorin’ up in Lower Village across the bridge. K’port may be Maine’s most socially lubed seaside village. What a distinctive drinking title?! Truly Kennebunkport and Kennebunk have so many lively happy hours, bars, pubs, and waterfront decks where you can drink in the view and a cocktail too. Here’s your guide to some of the […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / January 1, 2021

Kennebunkport Paints the Town Red – February Events!

Kennebunkport Maine is a lovely seaside town to visit in all seasons. But there is something magical about this coastal Mane village around Valentines. Kennebunkport gets all decked out for February, as locals Paint the Town Red … you should come with your special someone… February is for Lovers in Kennebunkport and Kennebunk Maine! See why Kennebunkport is New England’s most romantic town. Kennebunk and Kennebunkport innkeepers, restaurateurs and shop owners “Paint The Town Red” in February with sparkling red and white lights, heart shaped everything, red plates specials, and romantic lodging deals with Champagne, chocolates, spa treatments and lavish […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / December 31, 2020

Kennebunkport Paints the Town Red – February Events!

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, regs. You can protest, pout, or you can go out or order #takeout! Or dine out – outside at Kennebunkport Restaurants, or inside with a water view. 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 visitors and seasonal residents! See Kennebunkport’s Facebook page for all the wonderful things happening in K’port […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / May 1, 2020

KPT Positivity in Positively Crazy Times

What to do NYE in KPT?

Kennebunkport and Kennebunk know how to party…. in all seasons. For New Years, the holiday decorations are up, and the beautiful seaside village in snow and lights and bright red bows bustles for the last night of the year – with cheer! New Years Eve is a fun festive time to be out and about in Kport and Lower Village Kennebunk. Looking for a party in the Port? Here are just a few fun happenings over New Years Eve. Maine & Vine pours bubbly for a NYE Champagne and Sparkling Wine tasting. We love Maine & Vine, formerly Down East Wine, […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / December 29, 2019

What to do NYE in KPT?

Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude’s Best Events!

Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport,  now in year 41 – Dec 1-11, 2022, is such a magical time of year in Maine. Prelude is also busy, encompassing 11 days of events – spanning the first two weekends of December. As the seaside towns of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk and Cape Porpoise transform to a winter postcard of Christmas spirit, its impossible to partake in all the holiday happenings! See the typical Christmas Prelude schedule and Christmas Prelude Photos from years past. For the official Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude Schedule click here. Here are our favorite Christmas Prelude Events: Christmas Reception at White Columns – […]

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Admin Kennebunkport / November 24, 2019