June 2009 - Captain Lord Mansion

Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Only B&B in Kennebunkport to Offer You 4 Diamonds!

A Four Diamond Tradition continues! Who wouldn't want Four Diamonds? Here at the Captain Lord Mansion, we believe it is an extraordinary accomplishment.  To travelers, Four Diamonds means AAA (the leader in travel standards with over 50 million members) considers us a lodging establishment that is "upscale in all areas." What's more the the Four […]

Rainy Day Activities from Kennebunkport to Portland!

With all the rain that we have had this June, we thought we would offer a fine rainy day activity that is located only about 30 miles north of Kennebunkport. The Portland Museum of Art has an exceptional summer exhibit titled “The Call of The Coast, Art Colonies of New England”.  Their brochure says “Art Colonies […]

Jim Flynn’s “Best Weekends” Gives Captain Lord Mansion Kudos

In his recent Best Weekends e-Newsletter, Jim Flynn says "It had been some time since I was on the Coast of Maine, but our June trip brought back memories of its beautiful rocky coastline, the friendly people and of course. the lobstah…. The first three days we spent in Kennebunkport, then drove up the coast, had […]

Where Can You Ride The Rails Back in Time in Kennebunkport?

  Would you like to go back in time to a quieter and gentler era?  Then step back into the time of Electric Trolleys at the Seashore Trolley Museum.  This is unlike any dry museum of history.  It is a vibrant place of trolley restoration, trolley tracks, old trolleys and rides through the Maine countryside.  The museum is located […]

Can You Sail a Traditional Schooner from Kennebunkport?

Take a 2 Hour sail from Kennebunkport aboard a traditional, gaff rigged, 55' schooner, The Schooner Eleanor. The trip starts from the Arundel Wharf dock which is located at the foot of the hill below the Captain Lord Mansion.  The Schooner Eleanor's brochure says "Your trip begins with a short motor out the historic Kennebunk River, passing lobster boats and […]

Where Can You See Lobsters Being Harvested in Kennebunkport?

 This handsome lobster boat, The Rugosa, offers tourists the opportunity to see lobsters being harvested as well as to see the beautiful rocky coast here in Kennebunkport.  This educational trip includes seeing the tour leader haul traps, checking the size of lobsters caught and hearing lobster facts and lore!  For example, do you know how […]

Not All Pineapples are Fruit, Especially in Kennebunkport!

The Pineapple Ketch is beautiful sailboat that offers sailing trips along the rocky coast off Kennebunkport, Maine.  Their guests can enjoy the Pineapple hospitality while they soak up the sun and salt air.  Relax and unwind from your stress and enjoy almost total silence as the Pineapple quietly slices through the waves.  The only noise you'll […]

What is the Best Way to Tour Kennebunkport?

The Intown Trolley offers tourists and locals alike a 45 minute narrated sightseeing tour.  This tour offers an interesting and informative orientation to the Kennebunkport area.  The points of interest the trolley will take you by include President Bush's (41) Estate, the Franciscan Monastery, the beaches, Dock Square, the rocky coast, the large summer "cottages" […]