If snow changed your Valentine’s plans, have heart. The romantic town of Kennebunkport has extended their February is for Lovers into March – so you come to Kennebunkport to see the beautiful red and white lights, the heart decorations and the festive seaside scene for another month… So Romance Marches on in Kennebunkport Maine until March 15! Call it a 2nd Chance at Romance – Valentines Redux…
Kennebunkport Maine innkeepers, Chefs and boutique owners have “Painted the Town Red” and its so picturesque – sparkling lights and red hearts throughout town offset the beautiful snow.
You can walk the beach all year round. Kennebunk Beach is beautiful in winter, and watch cool surfers ride the sea swells.
Go skating on Kennebunk’s Waterhouse Pavilion, a free public covered ice rink on Main Street next to the Kennebunk Inn. Enjoy all this snow by cross country skiing or snowshoeing at nearby Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm on their 7 mile of beautiful trails. For a more relaxing romantic endeavor, take a horse drawn carriage ride through Docks Square and the pretty village streets of Kennebunkport.
What says #Love more than Maine food and drinks, lobster and love potions? Enjoy Kennebunkport Happy Hour specials – cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at David’s at the Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, take a beer tour at Federal Jack’s Shipyard Brewing, and stop in on wine tasting at Down East Wines and HB Provisions. Art galleries are hosting open houses, wine and cheese receptions, throughout Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, while Dock Square shops and boutiques have “Red Tag” deals for shopping lovers.
For romantic dining – try David’s Boathouse, Ocean at Cape Arundel Inn, or the special Lobster Lovers menu – 2 lobster dishes for $20 at Stripers Waterfront overlooking the Kennebunk River. Lobster and local “Red Plate” specials will “shorely” put some love on your plate.
For romantic lodging deals, stay beachfront at The Seaside Inn, you will love their ocean view outdoor hot tub and their homemade breakfast in the historic Boathouse.
The eternally romantic and elegant Captain Lord Mansion has a “50 Shades of Red” package including lodging in a fireplace suite with a Split of Sparkling Wine, welcome freshly-baked chocolate-chip cookies, a $20 dining certificate, chocolate-covered cherries, and a multi-course breakfast each morning.
Can’t get away without the kids? Rhumb Line Resort has a sweet solution. As Kennebunkport’s affordable family resort, if you book a room for you and your sweetheart, you can get an extra room for your kids for just $20. With an indoor pool and hot tub, plus an outdoor hot tub, a fitness room, free WiFi and Continental breakfast, and you’re just a few miles for Dock Square and winter beach walks. Rhumb Line Resort is a winner- fun for the kids and romantic for the parents.
Reserve a romantic room overlooking the Kennebunk River at The Breakwater Inn and Spa. Their Winter Retreat package includes lodging for two overlooking the Kennebunk River, daily Continental breakfast, afternoon Tea and snacks, and credits at Stripers Restaurant for $50 and the Breakwater Spa for $150 – so stay, dine, drink in the view and get a massage too.
Take photos throughout the pretty seaside village of Kennebunkport and share them on social media with #LoveKpt – you’ll make your friends jealous and you could win the price of a return getaway for two!
So come to Kennebunkport Maine now through March 15 – February is For Lovers, #LoveKpt and the Romance Marches on into March. See our Kennebunkport Maine Lodging Guide for specials at the best places to stay in Kennebunkport and on the beach in Kennebunk Maine in February and March.