Category Archives: Romantic Vacation Getaways

What are Fantastic Fortune Cookies and Where Can You Find Them In Kennebunkport?

Cindy Francis, founder of Fantastic Fortune Cookies.  The secret to "Fantastic Fortune" Gourmet Cookies are their great taste and fun size. "Fantastic Fortune" cookies are the same shape as a typical fortune cookie but they are about the size of a grapefruit!  They have the classic crisp fortune cookie texture and consistency and even a trace of traditional […]

The ABCs of A Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport!

Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport offers you activities to entertain, educate and expand your horizons! Activities include Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing, Carriage Rides, Day Trips, Fishing, Food, Golf, History, Kyaking, Lighthouses, Lobsters, Museums, Sailing, Shopping, Spas, Summer White House (Bush 41), Theater and Whale Watches. Bev and I enjoy summer in Maine and especially Kennebunkport […]

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 […]

Art Guild of the Kennebunks “Salute to Summer” Art Show

Kennebunkport Art Show This Weekend! The Art Guild of The Kennebunks represents over 75 artists.  It was founded in 1980 by a local group of artists led by Ron Goyette to foster camaraderie, mutual support and professional stimulation.  In 1981 Barbara Bush cut the ribbon at the opening of the first annual summer membership exhibit […]

What is “Certified Maine Lobster”?

If it’s not certified,it just might not be authentic Maine Lobster.    The Maine Lobster Promotion Council developed the Certified Maine Lobster(TM) program so that customers can be sure they are getting the authentic Maine Lobster that they want.  If customers don’t see the Certified Maine Lobster(TM) brand on their lobster, they can’t be sure […]

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 […]

Fun for Foodies Vacations at The Captain Lord Mansion & Other Select Registry Inns

Select Registry Fun for Foodies Vacations; What Are They? Are you looking for a food-related vacation?  One of the notable qualities you’ll find at Select Registry inns is the innkeeper’s passion for providing exceptional cuisine. Therefore, the Select Registry is proud to introduce you to Fun for Foodies Vacations of New England. The innkeepers of […]

Fine Art at the Wells Reserve to benefit Laudholm Trust

A Painterly Day returns on July 15, 2007 Fine artists paint in open air around the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm capturing its magnificent scenery and structures. Their works are featured at a catered evening reception and auction. Proceeds are shared by the artists and Laudholm Trust. The public is welcome to view artists at […]

“Wind Sculptures” come to the Maine Art Gallery in Kennebunkport

"Wind Sculptures" TM by Lyman Whitaker "The undulating movements of theses sculptures reflect the mood of the wind.  In groupings large or small, the sculptures dance to the rhythms of nature.  Captivating and magical, these fine sculptures will be enjoyed for generations"  Bev and I have to agree with this statement from the brochure accompanying […]

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 […]