Category Archives: New England Bed & Breakfast Inns

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 2

Last month I shared the beginning history of the Captain Lord Mansion. This is the second installment. We hope you enjoy the historical details. Please email me at if you have any questions regarding this history. 1815 – 1900  The Middle Years: The Mansion continued to be Phebe Lord’s home throughout her life.  Widowed […]

50% Discount Rooms :: Luxury Kennebunkport Inn

Habitat for Humanity 50% Off Package Mid-Week, May 1 to May 26. Save 50% on Mid-Week May reservations and  help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity! This package is for one night reservations only and for our deluxe rooms only.  When you book a one-night reservation in one of our deluxe rooms,  mid-week in May, pay 50% […]

Three Reasons to Take 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 along the coast only a short […]

Where Can You Rent Kayaks in Kennebunkport?

Captain Lord Mansion staff goes for a "Sunset Paddle" at Goose Rocks Beach! Sunday evening, July 22, 2007 several of our staff together with Bev and I gathered on the beautiful white sands of Goose Rocks Beach.  We felt excited and eagerly anticipated our "Sunset Paddle" with Seth Kenneway, the owner of a new business […]

Captain Lord Mansion goes Green! What does that mean?

For some time we at The Captain Lord Mansion and our companion property, The Captain’s Garden House, have been very concerned about the chemicals we use for cleaning.  This month, after thoughtful research, we switched to "Green Cleaning".  The term "Green Cleaning" is often misunderstood.  Our effort is composed of environmentally-preferable or reduced risk products […]

28 Reasons to Trust Reservations at The Captain Lord Mansion

Thursday night, May 30, 2007, in a ceremony at The Ivy Manor Inn in Bar Harbor, my wife, Bev Davis and I were pleased and honored to accept our 28th consecutive AAA Four Diamond Award for The Captain Lord Mansion.  The AAA Diamond rating system was first adopted by the Auto Club in 1977.  Maine […]

Five Ways to enjoy Memorial Day Weekend in Kennebunkport

Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional start to the tourist season and there are several activities that begin this weekend which offer you different experiences to enhance your enjoyment of Kennebunkport. The Lobster Boat Rugosa begins giving scenic cruises along the beautiful and rugged coast.  See lobster harvesting up close and personal!  This weekend, the […]