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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1802 House COVID-19 Update

Update as of September 1st, 2020   The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and MaineHealth announced the launch of five new “swab and send” COVID-19 testing sites, further expanding access to reliable and timely testing for Maine people and visitors.   The 27 DHHS-sponsored swab and send sites are: Augusta: MaineGeneral Bangor: …
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Front Porch with flowers

Changes around the Inn

We moved into the 1802 House, our beautiful Kennebunkport, Maine Bed and Breakfast a year ago and we got straight to work when our first guests arrived two days later. We had a full and productive summer. A big thank you to all of our guests who made our first year so enjoyable and successful. …
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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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Group of friends toasting with wine glasses

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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