A Celebration of Maine Produce at 50 Local in Kennebunk

Dining at 50 Local in Kennebunk offers a French bistro atmosphere with American flair, and really defines the farm-to-table movement through their commitment to local farms and fisheries. Located on Main Street in Kennebunk, 50 Local is a 10 minute drive from the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast.  The restaurant is owned by local girl …
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Launch! A Martime Festival comes to Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport has an interesting, and diverse, maritime history going back several hundred years.  We’re taking an opportunity to celebrate that in this year’s first ever Launch! A Maritime Festival coming to the Kennebunks the weekend of June 17th, 2016. Kennebunkport and the Southern Coast of Maine have been known for centuries for shipbuilding and fishing.  In …
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Enjoy some of the New England winter in Kennebunkport

I grew up in Colorado and all of my early perceptions of winter in New England are from the television and movies.  They’re pretty romantic images for the most part.  Ice skating on frozen ponds, shushing through fields in a horse drawn sleigh and woods covered in snow with skies so blue and bright, you could …
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Kennebunkport Paints the Town Red in February

Kennebunkport is Painting the Town Red this February in celebration of Valentine’s Day.  Our little coastal Maine community is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway all month long!  And, at the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast, we have put together a romance package to help you relax and unwind with that someone special in your …
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Vacation Like a President in Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport has long been known for its fishing and ship building.  It is its most famous residents, George H.W. Bush (41) and his family, however who have made it well known to the world. The headland that is now called Walker’s Point, was purchased in the late 19th century by George H.W. Bush’s great grandfather …
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South of the Border meets Maine at Pedro’s in Kennebunk

We know, Kennebunkport is best known as a lobster and seafood destination.  However, there are times when only a margarita, chips, guacamole and salsa will do.  For those times, head to Pedro’s in Kennebunks Lower Village! Pedro’s is owned and operated by husband and wife team Kate and Pete Morency.  They also own and operate …
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Visit the Franciscan Monastery on the Kennebunk River

The Kennebunk River divides Kennebunk and Kennebunkport and enjoys a busy and vibrant shoreline on both sides.  Marina’s, shops and restaurants stretch from the bridge in Dock Square all the way down to the Breakwater.  However, stand on the Kennebunkport side and look across the water and you’ll see acres of undeveloped shore lands.  This …
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