Category Archives: Travel

What is Maple Sugaring Sunday in Maine?

Maple Sugaring Sunday in Maine is Sunday, March 23, 2014. There are many small tree farms only a short drive from the Captain Lord Mansion.  We encourage guests to visit one of these sugaring operations in order to see how the tree sap is boiled down to make that rich golden syrup most of us […]

Do You Love Maine Built Boats? Where Can You Find Them?

Do You Love Maine Built Boats?  If you do, we have a suggestion for this weekend’s activity while staying with us at the Captain Lord Mansion.  The Maine Boatbuilders Show is Friday March 14, 10-6pm; Saturday March 15, 10-6pm and Sunday March 16, 10-4pm.  It will be held at the Portland Company at 58 Fore […]

Where Can You Find “Storybook Gardens” This Weekend?

Find “Storybook Gardens” this weekend at the Portland Flower Show which will be held at the Portland Company Complex, 58 Fore Street, Portland, ME.  The dates of the show are Thursday, March 6th through Sunday, March 9th.  If you are like Bev and I, we are anxious to see the arrival of Spring; however, there […]

Secrets behind Decorating and Restoring our Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn!

Have you ever wondered how and when we address decorating and restoring our historic bed and breakfast inn?  Every fall Bev makes a thorough check of each room to determine what repairs are needed, what upholstered pieces need upholstering or replaced, where woodwork needs to be painted and also what carpets need to be replaced.  […]

What Are Captain Lord Mansion “Cabin Fever Relievers”?

Are you tired of winter? Are you ready for a romantic getaway? Do you have “Cabin Fever”? Here are several March events to entice you to escape winter to an intimate Maine Coast Bed & Breakfast inn.  Though it still may be cold outside, there’s plenty of warmth at the Captain Lord Mansion where you […]

What Are “February is For Lovers” events in Kennebunkport, Maine?

Did you know that “February is for Lovers” in Kennebunkport?  The whole town celebrates the month of lovers with many specials, events and activities.  The Captain Lord Mansion is beginning the month with a complimentary wine tasting for guests on Saturday, February 1st.  One of the highlights of the evening will be tasting “Zin-phomaniac“, a […]

Did You Know that Lionel Train’s Polar Express is at The Captain Lord Mansion?

                                                                                                                                                          The Polar Express by Lionel! Did You Know that Lionel Train’s Polar Express is at The Captain Lord Mansion?  Yes, we have a small tabletop layout featuring this historic train.  Now, we need only to add the North Pole scenery.  The train is so realistic, it smokes and whistles!  We are grateful to the […]

What Are Some Kennebunkport Dining Choices?

The Kennebunkport dining choices include a couple of distinctive restaurants whose chefs are well known. Bev and I encourage you to join restaurateur David Turin at his newest restaurant, Davids, situated in The Boathouse, a newly constructed hotel property located where the Landing Restaurant used to be.  This restaurant features contemporary cuisine in a beautiful […]

What Is the 2013 Schedule of Events for Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude?

Here is a picture of Santa arriving in Kennebunkport by lobster boat to greet children of all ages at the Christmas Prelude Festival. What Is the 2013 Schedule of Events for Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude, you ask? You might even ask, “What is Christmas Prelude?” It is a pre-Christmas  town-wide celebration of craft fairs, food events, […]

Shopping in Kennebunkport is Fun!

  Kennebunkport offers you many fine shops where you’ll find exceptional gifts for your loved ones.  The Captain Lord Mansion, a romantic Maine Coast Bed & Breakfast in Kennebunkport is pleased to offer our annual “Mid-Week Shopper’s Survival” Package. This $179 per night, per couple package is for a select group of our “Classic Rooms” […]