Category Archives: Travel

Kennebunkport’s “Five Shades of Red” February Promotion

Come celebrate Kennebunkport, New England’s Most Romantic Town where “Romance” is in the air during the entire month of February! Come experience Captain Lord Mansion’s “February is For Lovers”, “Five Shades of Red” Package! Captain Lord Mansion’s “Five Shades of Red” Package includes: Special Reduced Mid-week “Serenity Season” Rates  Winter Weekender 10% Off Packages (Not valid over Valentine’s Weekend 2/13 – 2/16) Romantic “3rd […]

Why Does The Captain Lord Mansion Serve S&D Coffee?

Have you ever wondered what coffee the Captain Lord Mansion and the Captain’s Garden House serve for breakfast and why?  For many years we served Victor Coffee which was acquired by S&D Coffee in May of 2000. So, for over 14 years S&D has been our principal supplier of coffee products.  We receive many compliments on the quality […]

What is BookSmart and How Does it Relate to the Captain Lord Mansion?

3 Reasons to BookSmart 1. Get the same rates. Hotels, inns and resorts often guarantee the best rate on their website and are usually happy to match rates you find on an OTA website. Why? They pay up to a 30% commission on bookings that come through an OTA. 2. Get a better experience. Direct bookers are highly-valued guests, […]

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 […]

It is Time for The Fryberg Fair!

Late summer and early fall is harvest time in New England; it also is when there are many agricultural fairs held throughout the 6 New England states.  So, it is time for the Fryberg Fair, which is held from September 28 through October 5 this year.  Bev and I love attending these fairs in order […]

What is The Foliage Forecast for Maine?

Do you wonder what the foliage forecast for Maine will be in the coming weeks?  We are fortunate that the State of Maine has an official website dedicated to keeping travelers abreast of the progression of the color throughout the state.  Bev and I have a wonderful day-trip outlined for guests which takes them along beautiful back-roads […]

3 Kennebunkport Golf Courses near the Captain Lord Mansion!

The Cape Arundel Golf Club is a links-type course, many of whose fairways roll alongside the Kennebunk River which makes for a cool and scenic round of golf.  Also, this is the course favored by President Bush 41 when he was still able to golf.  I am not a golfer; however, I have worked as a volunteer […]

Do You Know it is Maine Blueberry Season?

It is Maine Blueberry Season!  I did not know that Maine produces over 90 percent of the wild blueberry crop harvested each year in the United States. When one thinks of Maine, we usually think of lobster; interestingly, the blueberry harvest in Maine amounts to approximately 30 million pounds annually, while last year’s lobster catch […]

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 The Eastern Trail Near the Captain Lord Mansion?

We would like you to imagine a tree-shaded and off-the-beaten trail that winds through beautiful wooded sections of the Southern Coast of Maine.  This pathway is The Eastern Trail and it excludes motorized vehicles and is highly prized by bicyclists, hikers and runners for safe journeys away from the hustle and bustle of the Interstate and Route 1. […]