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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Fall in Maine Offers a Spectacular Show of Autumn Colors

Fall in Maine is a big deal for travelers and for a very good reason.  The fall foliage in New England is unlike anything you’ll see elsewhere.  In Maine, the season varies depending on region.  When Fall officially kicks off around the 21st of September, the trees in Northern Maine are producing a pretty good …
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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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Art Galleries Offer Beautiful Iconic Kennebunkport Images

Like many others, we first came to Kennebunkport as visitors, enjoying the Southern Maine coast while on vacation.  We were walking down Ocean Avenue one afternoon and a painting in the window of Northlight Art Gallery caught our eye.  It was a watercolor by Jack Standish.  The scene was looking through a window into a …
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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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The 1802 House Gnomes are here and they’re ready to travel!

Have you heard about traveling gnomes before?  The true origins of Gnoming, as it is often referred to, is a little unclear.  It was popular for many years in the UK but stories differ as to when and where the “phenomenon” started. In the 1970s, a gentleman by the name of Henry Sunderland took his own …
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