Category Archives: Area attractions

Kennebunkport Vacation Activities Revealed!

Considering a vacation to Kennebunkport? Including a visit to the Captain Lord Mansion, an intimate Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast, Kennebunkport offers you a plethora of activities from A to Z to entertain, to educate and to expand your horizons!  Or just come to the Mansion to relax and unwind! Here, the ABC’s of the many […]

What are the Kennebunkport Area Golf Courses?

Let me share with you the choices you have for playing Kennebunkport area golf courses. The most famous one is the Cape Arundel Golf Course which is located a short distance from the Captain Lord Mansion.  This is the course which is a favorite of President George H.W. Bush.   It is a rolling links-type […]

What’s Playing at Kennebunkport’s Summer Theater, The Arundel Barn Playhouse?

Are you wondering what is playing at Kennebunkport’s Summer Theater, the Arundel Barn Playhouse?  Allow me to share what the exciting and fun-filled schedule is; it begins this week with The Andrews Brothers, a slapstick musical where 3 stagehands fill in at a USO show when the Andrews Sisters have to cancel their show.  The […]

Cultural Tourism in Kennebunkport Maine – Lobster Boat Trips

Meet the Locals When You Visit the Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport, Maine One of the newest trends in travel is cultural tourism, where you to meet the locals and to participate in real local experiences. The Captain Lord Mansion, a romantic Kennebunkport bed & breakfast inn  now offers you that opportunity.  Take a trip […]

Are You familiar with the scenic Kennebunkport bicycle tours?

The Captain Lord Mansion recommends these 5 gas-saving spring trips. These are our recommended scenic Kennebunkport bicycle tours– you will use ZERO gas! We suggest that you pedal past the pumps and save gas! Enjoy scenery you won’t see from a car, and get some great exercise at the same time. Bring your own or use […]

Did you know that The University of New England is located not far from The Captain Lord Mansion?

Bev and I would like to introduce you to the University of New England; it is an independent, coeducational university with two distinctive campuses which are located in two different Maine coastal cities. The Biddeford Campus  is located on Route 9, in Biddeford, Maine. The campus has a beautiful ocean-front site where the Saco River […]

A Kennebunkport Vacation, The Top 7 Secret Places to Visit!

Let us share with you our choices for the top 7 secret places to visit on a Kennebunkport vacation.  Many guests who visit the area just see Dock Square, Ocean Avenue, a beach, the Bush compound, eat some lobster at a local restaurant and leave.  They often miss these out-of-the -way sights.  We’ll share some […]

Five of The Captain Lord Mansion’s Favorite Dock Square Shops

We have been residents and business owners of the Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport for 34 years. We have seen many of the shops in Dock Square come and go.  However, there are a few that have provided excellent shopping opportunities for many years. They have been the stalwarts of the Dock Square business community. […]

Did You Know The Maine Maritime Museum is Close to Kennebunkport?

Often, when the weather is inclement, guests at the Captain Lord Mansion or our Captain’s Garden House are searching for indoor activities. I believe that one of the best activities on a rainy summer day in Maine is to visit one of the many nearby history or art museums which are located in Southern Maine.  […]

Visit the Normandy Coast at The Portland Museum of Art!

Now through September 3, 2012 you may visit the Normandy Coast through beautiful impressionistic paintings on display at the magnificent I.M. Pei designed brick building which houses the Portland Museum of Art.  In addition to the current exhibit of French impressionist paintings, the museum has an extensive collection of other fine art and antiques on […]