1802 House COVID-19 Update

Update as of March 24th, 2020 We’ve made the very difficult decision to close our doors until April 8th. This is the socially responsible thing to do at this time. We’d like to reassure our guests that we are still accepting reservations for the current season. We’d also like to use this time to thank …
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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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A couple holding hands with a heart shaped box on the table

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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Christmas decorations on a small dock floating in a bay

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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A sky with pastel colors on a beach in Kennebunkport

An Insider’s Guide to a Year in Kennebunkport Maine

A lot of travelers think of Maine as a seasonal destination.  Nothing could be farther from the truth for the Southern Maine Coast.  A thriving year around small business community shores up the Kennebunk’s, making them a year around destination. Here’s an overview of what to expect to find anytime of year. If you live …
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