Gift from Santa

Prelude is (still) Coming to Town!

We don’t have to tell you that the holidays look a bit different this year, not enough people round the table to justify buying a whole Turkey for thanksgiving, our daughter will be joining us through an iPad this Christmas from the other side of the Atlantic, it all seems a bit lackluster… but when …
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Getting Ready for a Winter Wonderland

We’ve been hard at work all summer relaunching the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport. In recent years there have been quite a few changes to our wonderful group of small, historic inns in the area. We sat down (via zoom) to talk about a relaunch, a new webpage, a facebook page, a new chapter.    The …
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Eight Reasons to Visit Kennebunkport this Fall

Not that you ever need a reason to visit our little paradise, but just in case you do, here’s eight of them. Fall Harvest Apple picking, berry picking, pumpkin patches, and more! Nothing says autumn quite like throwing on a comfy sweater and finding that perfect piece of fruit for yourself. It’s an autumn activity …
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Shoreline at Goose Rocks Beach

The Great Outdoors in Vacationland

The summer season is finally upon us. Things are feeling almost normal and we’re back in the swing of things here at the inn! Every summer we like to take a step into the great outdoors and focus on fun in the sun. After all, isn’t that one of the perks of living in a …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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