How to Stay in Luxury at the Port

While Kennebunkport receives the most visitors in peak summer, the charm and allure of the Port continues year round. In fact, locals love the off-season, fall and spring especially when you can enjoy summer like weather with far less vacationers in Dock Square, the beaches and boating. Also the best dining and lodging spots in Kennebunkport adjust their prices after peak season with special promotions, happy hours deals, and of course more availability – even at luxury hotel properties like Kennebunkport Captains Collection B&Bs and the Breakwater Inn. When it comes to lapping up the sweetness of luxury, the weather doesn’t even […]


Admin Kennebunkport / August 22, 2016

Kennebunkport Fashion at The Festival

The Kennebunkport Festival is an annual Maine event of fine food, wine, art and music is among the best parties in Maine, certainly Kennebunkport – with Christmas Prelude perhaps being a close rival. As I reflect on the week-long festivities, I keep recalling the fashions. The outfits, the outpouring of bright colors and beautiful people – and not just on the ladies, the men brought their best dress to the fest. All week Kennebunkport’s festival goers dressed in vibrant ensembles – couples were color-coordinated, dinner guests matched their menu themes, everyone had their attire A-Game on. I have never seen […]


Admin Kennebunkport / June 16, 2016

Kennebunkport Festival – Art of Dining

There is an art to dining. Food is our substance but it is also social – a time to gather, share and savor the tastes from our gardens, farms and oceans. The Kennebunkport Festival is all about the celebration of fine food and wine, enjoyed in beautiful settings, complimented by art, music and conversation. In its 15th year, June 4-9, 2019, the Kennebunkport Festival brought together top chefs, proud homeowners, foodies, locals, and talented artists – to enjoy the bounty of creative cuisine in good company. Our Wednesday night’s Fest was the perfect summer evening in Maine… magical…starting with a […]


Admin Kennebunkport / June 11, 2016

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 Kennebunkport Captains Collection The Breakwater Inn and Spa The Inn at English Meadows AWOL Cottages Kennebunkport


Admin Kennebunkport / May 21, 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 Kennebunkport 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 […]


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. The 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 winter wonderland from December to March, with nearby cross country 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, you can still walk the beach, enjoy a Maine lobster, and have the town more to your self.


Admin Kennebunkport / October 24, 2013