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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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Enjoy some of the New England winter in Kennebunkport

I grew up in Colorado and all of my early perceptions of winter in New England are from the television and movies.  They’re pretty romantic images for the most part.  Ice skating on frozen ponds, shushing through fields in a horse drawn sleigh and woods covered in snow with skies so blue and bright, you could …
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Kennebunkport Paints the Town Red in February

Kennebunkport is Painting the Town Red this February in celebration of Valentine’s Day.  Our little coastal Maine community is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway all month long!  And, at the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast, we have put together a romance package to help you relax and unwind with that someone special in your …
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Celebrate the Holidays – Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude

That’s right, it’s only September but we’re going to start talking about Christmas already.  As those of you who have been to Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude holiday festival know, you’ve got to plan early because things sell out quickly! For those of you who haven’t attended a Christmas Prelude yet, let’s see if we can convince …
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