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Kick Off Your Summer at the Kennebunkport Festival

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the garden is coming into bloom as Kennebunkport and the 1802 House are getting ready for a busy summer. The official kick off to the Summer season here in Kennebunkport starts June 3rd and runs through June 9th. It’s a weeklong festival of food, art, wine, …
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It’s February and Kennebunkport is Painting the Town Red

Happy New Year everyone.  It’s that time of year again.  The snow is falling, the weather has turned cold and we’re thinking of ways to warm you up and celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Here in Kennebunkport, we think a day isn’t long enough so we’re celebrating all month long!  Bring your special someone to the Kennebunks …
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A plate with a lobster and steamed clams

How many ways can you enjoy Lobster in Kennebunkport, Maine?

There are usually two questions that guests first ask when they check-in at the Bed and Breakfast.  Where do we get lobster?  Who has the best lobster?  The answers are many places and it’s all good!  We like to look at it another way though.  We think the better question is how do you want …
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June in Kennebunkport and the Maine Strawberries are Here

Kennebunkport is without a doubt one of the best foodie places we’ve lived in.  It seems nearly every month through the visitors season there’s something new to look forward to.  For June, it’s the Maine strawberries that ripen at the end of the month. As you know if you’ve ever stayed at our Bed and …
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An Innkeepers Guide to the Best Cocktails In Kennebunkport

Maine is a state that specializes in lobster and craft beer.  We do however have some wonderful local spirits and really talented bartenders who come up with some amazing cocktails.  Here’s a list of the some of our favorite drinks to be had in the restaurants in and around the Kennebunk’s.  It’s not an exhaustive …
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New York Chef opens Pearl and Spat Oyster Bar in Kennebunk

Chef Rebecca Charles spent a lot of time in Maine when she was growing up and is finally fulfilling her dream of opening a restaurant in the Kennebunks.  Charles, a native New Yorker, was the first to bring Lobster Rolls to NYC when she opened the Pearl Oyster Bar in Greenwich Village in July, 1997. …
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Enjoy Fine Dining and Special Occasions in Kennebunkport

Fine dining and special occasions go together in Kennebunport. No matter the occasion, there’s a restaurant that’s perfect for your Maine coast celebration.  We’re happy to recommend the following for our guests. If you’re really wanting to splurge, nothing beats the White Barn Inn.  This is the Kennebunk’s only five star restaurant and it’s everything …
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LAUNCH: A Maritime Festival returns to Kennebunkport

Fishermen, Boats, Chefs and Lobster!  We’re celebrating all things nautical at Kennebunkport’s maritime Festival. Festivities kick off June 14th, 2017 for five days and is full of fun things to see and do every day.  We’re launching events with the Fishing for Freedom for Wounded Warriors on Wednesday, June 14th.  Support our wounded veterans by sending …
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