Dog in Wheelbarrow

A Wonderful New Normal in Kennebunkport

Well, the world is slowly starting to reopen even if it looks a little different. We made some calls, did some research and figured out exactly what you can and can’t do in our beautiful beach town of Kennebunkport. Our bars and restaurants are open for takeaway or outdoor seating. We’ve worked hard perfecting our …
Read More

Tree lined path

A Welcome Return to Nature

Here at the 1802 house we’re always trying to find the positives in life. While we understand that a travel ban may be prohibitive to a lot of our guests, but we’re also seeing that gas prices are low right now and the weather here in Kennebunkport is absolutely gorgeous. We frequently welcome guests from …
Read More

Tea Candles lit at night

Paint the Town Red this February

  This February, the Kennebunks are made for lovers. The two towns offer an unforgettable romantic getaway as restaurants, galleries and shops welcome people with a special calendar full of events, specials, and sales throughout the whole month. Kicking the month off on Saturday, February 1st, one of our favorite spots in town will be …
Read More

Snow Covered Inn

It’s beginning to look a lot like Prelude

We’re starting to make our list and check it twice, eagerly awaiting our first winter season, which means one thing here- We’re getting ready for our first ever Prelude! Kennebunkport has been in deep planning mode for months for the 38th annual Christmas festival, held this year from December 5th through the 15th, covering two …
Read More

Maine Fall getaway - couple hiking

Top Fall Activities in Kennebunkport, Maine

As the autumn season approaches, it’s time to start thinking about your seasonal Maine getaway! Outside of staying at our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast in one of our cozy rooms, we encourage everyone who visits to take advantage of these wonderful and unique fall activities. Pumpkin Patches & Apple Picking What would a fall getaway …
Read More

Couple walking on the beach

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Kennebunkport in the Summer

If you’re planning a trip to Kennebunkport this summer, you will not want to miss out on all of the wonderful things to do in Maine! While there is a plethora of outdoor activities, restaurants, pubs, shops, galleries, and more, we thought it would be helpful to share our top ten Maine attractions. Keep reading …
Read More

Christmas decorations on a small dock floating in a bay

Holiday Greetings from the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast

Greetings from Kennebunkport!  It’s cold up here in Maine.  We’ve just wrapped up Christmas Prelude, guests are heading home to celebrate the holiday’s with their families.  We’re preparing for our winter break and some much anticipated time off.  I’m feeling sentimental and thought it was a nice time to stop and reflect.  Here goes!   This …
Read More

The 1802 House Gnomes are here and they’re ready to travel!

Have you heard about traveling gnomes before?  The true origins of Gnoming, as it is often referred to, is a little unclear.  It was popular for many years in the UK but stories differ as to when and where the “phenomenon” started. In the 1970s, a gentleman by the name of Henry Sunderland took his own …
Read More