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 the1802 House! 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

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. Welcome to a wonderful new normal in Kennebunkport.   What’s available Our bars and restaurants are open for takeaway …
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Tree lined path

Make A Return to Nature

Here at the 1802 house we’re always trying to find the positives in life. We understand that a travel advisory may be prohibitive to a lot of our guests, but gas prices are low and the weather here in Kennebunkport is glorious. Our guests from nearby states will attest to the fact that you don’t …
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Tea Candles lit at night

Paint the Town Red this February

  This February, the Kennebunks are Painting the town Red for lovers. The two towns offer an unforgettable romantic getaway as restaurants, galleries and shops welcome people. A special calendar full of events, specials, and sales takes place throughout the whole month. Kicking off on Saturday, February 1st, one of our favorite spots will be …
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Snow Covered Inn

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Prelude

 We’re making our list and checking it twice, eagerly awaiting our first winter season. This means we’re getting ready for our first ever Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude! Kennebunkport has been in planning mode for months for the 38th annual Christmas festival. Held this year from December 5th through the 15th, covering two full weekends and a …
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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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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 …
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Christmas decorations on a small dock floating in a bay

Holiday Greetings from the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast

Holiday greetings from The 1802 House. 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.  …
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