Monthly Archives: March 2009

What is Your Lobster IQ?

Everything you ever wanted to know about lobster! (Or almost everything!) Today, many people consider lobster a delicacy.  In fact, you have to pay dearly for a really good lobster feast.  However, lobsters were once so plentiful that Native Americans used them as fertilizer and fish bait!  Also, in Colonial times they were considered poverty […]

March in Maine is Sweet!

Did you know that this is a busy time of year for our state's maple trees?  Even in the dregs of winter, Maine has something sweet to offer, as the maple sugaring season gets underway. It starts usually in late February when the sap, called "sweetwater" flows through the trees.  The trees are tapped, and […]

Three Reasons to Take A Southern Maine Coast Lighthouse Tour!

A Southern Maine Coast Lighthouse Tour! The Captain Lord Mansion of Kennebunkport, which is located on the southern coast of Maine has several itineraries to assist you with a self-guided tour of lighthouses located from Nubble Light  in York to Portland Head Light in Portland.  The first reason is that these historical buildings are situated […]

Antiquing In and Around the Kennebunks

Where Can You Find the Best Antiques at a 10% Saving? If antiquing is your idea of a great way to spend a balmy Spring day, then our special "April Is For Antique Lovers" promotion is perfect for you! Bev and I have personally selected the best antique dealers in this area to participate, and […]

The ABCs of a Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport

Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport offers you activities to entertain, educate and expand your horizons! Activities include Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing, Carriage Rides, Day Trips, Fishing, Food, Golf, History, Kyaking, Lighthouses, Lobsters, Museums, Sailing, Shopping, Spas, Summer White House (Bush 41), Theater and Whale Watches. Bev and I enjoy summer in Maine and especially Kennebunkport […]

What is better than free?

I know it is on the homepage of our Captain Lord Mansion website, but I just can’t talk about it enough: Come for any two nights in March and get the third night for FREE! And I’m not talking some obscure weeknight that is inconvenient. This special applies to weekends, too. Basically, rates start at […]