Category Archives: Area attractions

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 […]

The Top 4 Things to Do While on a Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport

The top 4 things to do while on a summer vacation in Kennebunkport that we recommend include taking a Lobster Boat Cruise and eating a lobster dinner.  I love finishing dinner with a dessert of home-made Maine blueberry pie. It doesn’t get much better than that! Next, no summertime visit to the Southern Coast of […]

The ABC’s of Kennebunkport’s 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 Kennebunkport’s vacation […]

Do you know where the Kennebunkport Historical Society Designer Show House is this Year?

The Kennebunkport Historical Society will be sponsoring a Designer Show House at Rocky Pastures, the former Kenneth Roberts estate in Kennebunkport, from June 22 through July 14, 2012. The house is currently for sale and has been recently updated combining classic features with modern conveniences. All proceeds from the three-week event will benefit preservation projects […]

Where Can You Find Works by Edgar Degas Near the Captain Lord Mansion?

The Portland Museum of Art is featuring a current exhibit titled “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist”, which is comprised of more than 70 drawings, prints, pastels, photographs and sculptures. This exhibit runs from February 23 through May 28th, 2012.  Edgar Degas was a 19th century French master who not only was renowned as an artist, […]

Where Can You Enjoy Maple Sunday Near The Captain Lord Mansion?

From the “Get Real Maine” website “Join Maine’s maple producers to celebrate Maine Maple Sunday on March 25, 2012.  It’s the day when sugar makers around the state open the doors of their sugarhouses for the public to to join them in their rites of spring-making maple syrup.  Most sugarhouses offer free tasting and live […]