Category Archives: Kennebunkport Vacation Activities

It is Time for Apple Picking in Maine!

Yes, it is time for apple picking in Maine!   For the past two years Bev and I have enjoyed making a short trip west from the coast and the Captain Lord Mansion to the Giles Family Farm to do apple picking.  Picking your own apples from one of Maine’s many apple orchards is an enjoyable […]

Fine Antique Galleries in Southern Maine

As Bev and I celebrate our 37th summer as keepers of the inn at the Captain Lord Mansion, we want to share about what we consider to be two of the finest antique galleries in Southern Maine. They are conveniently located within a few miles of our romantic bed & breakfast. The Farm Antiques is […]

“Top 7″ Art Galleries in Kennebunkport

Bev and I are avid art collectors. If you have been to the Captain Lord Mansion, you know that both the public areas and each guest room is graced with beautiful oil paintings.  Many of the paintings in the public areas are from our personal collection such as those in the Mansion’s office. Three of […]

Bush Memorabilia on Display at First Families Museum

Above: Picture of President Bush’s Compound Did you know that the “First Families Museum” which is located in the Kennebunkport Historical Society’s Nott House has a current display of President Bush 41, 90th Birthday memorabilia, including the jump suit he wore while making his historic parachute jump at the age of 90?  I personally am […]

What is MaineStage Shakespeare?

The Historic Inns of Kennebunkport are proud sponsors of the MaineStage Shakespeare Company. This exciting troupe of up-and-coming young actors will appear on the River Green (in front of the Captain Lord Mansion) at 8:00 pm each Saturday evening from July 12th through August 2nd. Each summer, the enthusiasm and dedication to classical theater of the MaineStage ensemble brings two of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays […]

The Captain Lord Mansion Supports The Arundel Barn Playhouse!

The Arundel Barn Playhouse is located in a beautiful restored barn; it is what you imagine for a summer stock theater in Maine. Bev and I love the enthusiastic and joyous performances by the young troupe of performers.  The line-up of plays this season is heavily weighted to musicals that will have you clapping your […]

Spring 2014, Southern Coast of Maine Vacation Activities!

Spring 2014, Southern Coast of Maine vacation activities! Six Great Destinations Drive-able From The Captain Lord Mansion On Two Gallons of Gas or Less! Don’t let pain at the pump put a crimp in your vacation fun! There are plenty of interesting places to visit on the Southern Coast of Maine and lots of fun vacation activities within […]

New List of Top 5 Casual Kennebunkport, Maine Restaurants, as Recommended by The Captain Lord Mansion

Vacationers know that Maine is famous for lobsters and lighthouses; therefore, I am starting my recommendations of the New List of Top 5 casual Kennebunkport Maine restaurants as recommended by the Captain Lord Mansion with a repeat, Mabel’s Lobster Claw. Mabel’s was one of former President, George H. W. Bush’s favorite casual seafood restaurants; he […]

The Top 5 Kennebunkport Maine Lobster Pounds

This is a revised and updated version of my previous Blog about my personal recommendations for the Top 5 Kennebunkport Maine Lobster Pounds as recommended by the owner/innkeeper of the #2 TripAdvisor-rated Kennebunkport bed and breakfast. 1. The most famous of Kennebunkport’s lobster pounds is Nunan’s Lobster Hut, founded in 1932.  This is the ultimate […]

When is the Kennebunkport Festival “Taste of Maine” Garden Party?

 Kennebunkport Festival “Taste of Maine” Garden Party: Saturday June 7th, 2014 The Captain Lord Mansion, a romantic Maine Coast Bed & Breakfast inn, announces the 3rd Annual Kennebunkport Festival “Taste of Maine” Garden Party. Once again, in conjunction with the 2014 Kennebunkport Festival, each of the four member inns of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport […]