Category Archives: Travel

Top 11 Reasons to Book Direct at the Captain Lord Mansion!

Allow us to share with you the top 11 reasons to book direct at the Captain Lord Mansion. When coming to Kennebunkport, visit, call us directly and we promise to provide an engaging and rewarding booking process. You definitely have a better understanding of the inn’s character when you book direct. When you book direct, you get the best choice of […]

Back to the Kennebunks with Captain Lord – Episode 3

Great Scott! Captain Nathaniel Lord takes Kennebunkport by storm in the third episode of this local series, centered on the real-life character and namesake of the famous Captain Lord Mansion. In this episode, The Cap’n explores modern shops in Dock Square such as the Copper Candle, takes lunch at Federal Jacks’, and shares a few historical secrets of […]

Kennebunkport Weekend Getaways – Always Something to Do!

Consider Kennebunkport Weekend getaways, there’s always something to do within town or just a short drive from the Captain Lord  Mansion. Dining: Kennebunkport features excellent farm to table restaurants that are open year round. There is Bandaloop, David’s at The Boathouse, 50 Local, Joshua’s, Village Tavern and the White Barn Inn. Shopping: Kennebunkport’s Dock Square […]

Captain Lord Mansion Holiday Gift Certificates Earn a 10% Bonus!

  Captain Lord says “Give the gift of Hospitality, give Captain Lord Mansion Holiday Gift Certificates and earn a 10 % bonus”. When you purchase a $250 Captain Lord Mansion Gift Certificate, we’ll add a $25 Bonus. For any Gift Certificate purchase over $250, we’ll add 10%. Treat a loved one to the hospitality you have […]

Back to the Kennebunks with Captain Lord – Episode 2

What would it be like to wake up in Kennebunkport at the Captain Lord Mansion in 2015 if you came from the year 1813? In this episode, Nathaniel Lord finds some new modern amenities that he’s not too familiar with but seems to very much enjoy. Stay tuned for the next episode! And don’t miss […]

Shopping in Kennebunkport :: Dock Square Shops

Kennebunkport Shopping at Five Recommended Dock Square Shops Shopping in Dock Square, Kennebunkport is always a pleasure because of the many distinctive shops located there. This delightful shopping haven is only three tenths of a mile from our intimate Maine Coast bed & breakfast inn.  Since we have been innkeepers at the Captain Lord Mansion […]

Gardening with Dahlias :: Tips for Growing Flowers in Maine

Bev Davis’ Gardening Tips for Dahlias –  Why are Dahlias a great flower to add to your garden? Dahlias come in a variety of colors. If you follow a color theme in your garden, you can find a bulb to compliment your theme. Even if you just like one-color variety, there is a large range from which […]

Back to the Kennebunks with Captain Lord – Episode 1

On an ordinary day in summer 2015, innkeepers Rick & Bev stop at Kennebunk’s Ace Hardware to pick up garden supplies. What happens next is anything but ordinary… View a piece of Kennebunkport history as Captain Nathaniel Lord returns! Follow our YouTube channel for future updates. Come experience our historic and luxurious Kennebunkport bed and […]

AAA Four Diamond Award 2015 – 35th Consecutive Year

We are delighted to announce receipt of the AAA Four Diamond Award again for 2015! Here at the Captain Lord Mansion, we believe it is an extraordinary accomplishment. To travelers, Four Diamonds means AAA (the leader in travel standards with over 55 million members) considers us a lodging establishment that is “upscale in all areas.” What’s […]

Tesla Charging Station :: Now Available in Kennebunkport

As a member of The Select Registry, a group of “Distinguished Inns of North America”, the inn was chosen to participate in a nationwide installation of a charging station for electric cars including one specifically for Tesla Automobiles. Here is a picture of the first Tesla for which we proudly provided a charge at the Tesla […]