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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Meet the new owners

Meet the new owners of the 1802 house, us! We’re Carl and Eileen Robley. Originally from the North-West of England, we moved to California in 2005 with our 2 children and then to the East Coast in 2011. Bringing experience from around the globe, we are two innkeepers who are new to Kennebunkport and ready …
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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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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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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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Enjoy Live Entertainment at Vinegar Hill Music Theater

Now entering their third year, Vinegar Hill Music Theater brings live entertainment to the Kennebunk’s all season long.  Located in Arundel Maine, a short five minute drive from our Bed and Breakfast, this historic venue offers live comedy, authors and music from May through October. Located in the old Arundel Barn Playhouse, the building has …
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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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