Hiking Trails in the Kennebunks and Surrounding Areas

The term “hiking” is used in the U.S. and Canada.  It refers to countryside hiking and hiking in the forest, beside the ocean and, in some cases, up and down a mountain.   Other places have other names for hiking.  In the United Kingdom, the term “walking” is used for all kinds of walking, including hillwalking …
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A Rich Historical Past at the Cape Arundel Golf Club

Here in Kennebunkport, we offer top notch golf courses for visitors and residents to enjoy.  Our particular favorite is the historic Cape Arundel Golf Club. Kennebunkport’s Cape Arundel Golf Club was initially developed in 1896 by visitors to this Maine coastal community who wanted to be able to play golf while here in the summer vacationing with …
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Summer Stock Theater is alive and well in the Kennebunks

Here in the South coast of Maine, we are fortunate to have several Summer Stock Theater companies nearby.  These shows vary from a small production of Shakespeare in the park to a lavish Broadway-like all singing and dancing night out.  Either way, we can’t recommend them enough if you’re looking for a way to spend an …
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Take a day trip to Portland to visit the Lighthouses

There are dozens of lighthouses up and down the coast of Maine including four that are in Portland, a short 30 minute drive from Kennebunkport.  It’s worth taking a day trip to view these maritime beauties. Lighthouses in Maine and elsewhere have become less essential to navigation, but rather than have their historical structures face demolition …
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Kennebunk Beach perfect for your Maine Coast holiday!

Beach season is here and the Kennebunk beach is ready!  In actual fact, there’s three beaches; Gooch, Middle and Mother’s.  There is a sidewalk that connects the three and you can walk from one end to the other in twenty minutes at a brisk pace.   If you are there to walk and relax, there are benches strategically placed …
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Enjoy Kennebunkport’s Goose Rocks Beach

The two mile white sandy beach, once called Beachwood, saw its first summer cottages in 1865 about the same time that farmer George T. Emmons had “Old Shorty,” an intimidating bull that had the habit of unlatching the corral gate and bolting after the vacationers.  That was then.  Today there’s no farmer and no bull; …
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1802 House Bed & Breakfast Lobster Roll Recipe

The 11th annual Kennebunkport Festival kicks off this week.  It’s a great time to visit Kennebunkport for food lovers. As part of the Festival, the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport wanted to do something special for our guests that focused on good food, the beautiful inns and takes advantage of the lovely weather we have here …
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Part 2 – Where to get best lobster roll in Kennebunkport

In our last post, we covered the lobster roll basics and got you started on a few of the choices available in Kennebunkport.  One of the things that we say to our guests is that they should also consider the atmosphere when deciding where to go for their lobster roll.  Some places have a much …
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