A Kennebunkport Festival Dinner Party

What’s it like hosting an Art of Dining event in your home during Kennebunkport Festival? In a word: amazing. Sitting at a big beautiful table surrounded by interesting people, enjoying a meal prepared by a pro chef in your own kitchen is something everyone should experience in a lifetime. When first asked to “host a dinner” during the Kennebunkport Festival, I was flattered. Tickets to these grand dinner parties set high expectations. But then, I thought, I don’t have to cook…so that’s pretty cool. So Greg and I set about setting a table, a big square to accommodate all sixteen guests in […]


Admin Kennebunkport / June 8, 2016

Romantic Hotel Southern Maine

If you’re looking for a recommendation for romantic hotels in Southern Maine, there are plenty to choose from. With a beautiful coastal landscape, the challenge might be choosing, but there are a few hotels in particular that appeal to many love birds: Seaside Inn on Kennebunk Beach Captain Lord Mansion The Breakwater Inn and Spa


Admin Kennebunkport / May 21, 2016

Kennebunkport’s Progressive Dinner Tour

Kennebunkport has so many great restaurants – its hard to hit them all – unless you get on board the Progressive Dinner party circuit. Several Sundays each year, you get to enjoying delicious stops at Kennebunk and Kennebunkport’s top restaurants, with a DD for your scenic trip during your 3-hour tour, starting and ending at 95 Ocean at The Nonantum Resort. Our Progressive Dinner evening started at The Nonantum Resort where we met our new foodie friends over a glass of Champagne before boarding our private bus. First stop was Jillyanna’s Woodfired Cooking School where Chef Jill welcomed us to […]


Admin Kennebunkport / May 20, 2016

Affordable Hotel Lodging in Kennebunkport

While Kennebunkport has long been a popular vacation destination, this highly acclaimed coastal Maine town owes its international fame to summer residents, George H.W. Bush former President #41 of the United States, and his son George W Bush President #43. Today, visitors can view the former presidents’ estate, locally known as the Bush Compound on Walker’s Point. Many that peruse vacation spots along the Southern Maine Coast are under the impression that Kenebunkport is among the more expensive towns because of its famous residents and its outstanding dining and shopping scene and beautiful coastal vistas with luxury lodging options, like the Nonantum Resort, […]


Admin Kennebunkport / May 13, 2016

Kennebunkport is on Everyone’s Top Places List

Kennebunkport is feeling the love, from local people to past presidents to the press – everyone is putting K’port in their top 10. This quaint Maine town has had its brush with fame before – back in the 1920’s and 30’s Kennebunkport was “the place to summer” at one of the grand hotels – The Colony, The Breakwater or The Nonantum. US Presidents love to spend their summers here too- Walkers Point on Ocean Avenue was the summer White House while George H W Bush was in office. Theh Bush Family summer on the seaside peninsula, Jeb and George W […]


Admin Kennebunkport / February 18, 2016

Winter Recreation in Kennebunkport

Winter vacation in Maine, you may think of skiing and snowboarding at Sunday River or Sugarloaf, ice skating in Portland at Deering Oaks, or snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the vast wilderness of Maine. Kennebunkport is a witner wonderland from December to March, with nearby cross coutnry skiing, ice skating in Kennebunk, snowshoeing, beach walks by the glimmering blue sea, and best of all – great lodging rates during Kennebunkport’s “off-season” at cozy BnBs and spa hotels.


Admin Kennebunkport / November 12, 2013

Year-Round, Kennebunkport, I Love You

Why is Kennebunkport a popular vacation destination year-round? Well, I would say come see for yourself, but then that would make a very short blog. It’s no secret that many summer vacationers flock to Kennebunkport to indulge in lobster boat tours, kayaking, sailing cruises or enjoy a grand beach vacation. Savvy vacationers will find inexpensive hotel deals for vacation or weekend getaway during the fall, spring or winter in Kennebunkport, youi can still walk the beach, enjoy a Maine lobster, and have the town more to your self.


Admin Kennebunkport / October 24, 2013

Welcome to the Port News Blog!

We are excited to report the premiere of our Port News blog. Kennebunkport is a world renowned town in Maine celebrated for its prime seaside location with beautiful stretches of beach, wildlife reservations, and marinas, near rocky coastline dotted with historic lighthouses. Annual vacationers of Kennebunk might find a secluded rental home to enjoy or a luxury resort with a swimming pool, hot tub and dining. There is much to “sea” and do in Kennebunkport! Allow us to provide an example of an ideal Kennebunkport, Maine vacation itinerary:


Admin Kennebunkport / September 16, 2013