Category Archives: Travel

Captain Lord Mansion Gardens in Full Bloom!

The Captain Lord Mansion gardens are in full bloom and we think they are more beautiful than ever.  Bev and a young assistant have been working daily watering, weeding and dead-heading each of the many garden areas situated around the inn.  From the welcoming guest walkway at the guest entrance to the “Memory Garden,” to […]

The Captain Lord Mansion Supports The Arundel Barn Playhouse!

The Arundel Barn Playhouse is located in a beautiful restored barn; it is what you imagine for a summer stock theater in Maine. Bev and I love the enthusiastic and joyous performances by the young troupe of performers.  The line-up of plays this season is heavily weighted to musicals that will have you clapping your […]

Captain Lord Mansion Guests Save 20% at The Ogunquit Playhouse

The Ogunquit Playhouse is a summer tradition in Southern Maine. From the Playhouse’s website, “Unlike other Summer Theatres of its day, which were renovated barns, garages or churches, the Ogunquit Playhouse was the first, and remains the only, summer theatre from the Summer Stock era built exclusively as a seasonal theatre.”  That distinction gives Ogunquit […]

What are Kennebunkport’s Top 5 “Farm to Table” Boutique Restaurants?

Kennebunkport’s Top 5 “Farm to Table” Boutique Restaurants are Bandaloop, 50 Local, Earth, The Village Tavern and Joshua’s.  The Captain Lord Mansion is pleased to make these recommendations and share our favorite menus items. Bev and I love dining at each of these small establishments not only because of the fresh ingredients used in their offerings and […]

The Kennebunkport River Green Frames The Captain Lord Mansion!

In addition to the remodeled and expanded “Captain Lord Mansion”, Mr. Charles P. Clark, the grandson of Nathaniel Lord, left a significant legacy to the town. Sometime during the late 1800’s he decided he wanted an unobstructed view of the Kennebunk River.  Therefore, he had three houses removed from the land directly in front of the “Mansion”. In her […]

Perfect Valentine’s Day and Other Romantic Occasion Gift Certificates

Where Can You Purchase Valentine’s Day 2014 and Other Romantic Occasion Gift Certificates? We also have Gift Certificates to celebrate graduations! The answer to this puzzling question is the Captain Lord Mansion which offers special Valentine’s Day Gift Certificates as well as certificates for all other romantic occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and engagements. These […]

Spring 2014, Southern Coast of Maine Vacation Activities!

Spring 2014, Southern Coast of Maine vacation activities! Six Great Destinations Drive-able From The Captain Lord Mansion On Two Gallons of Gas or Less! Don’t let pain at the pump put a crimp in your vacation fun! There are plenty of interesting places to visit on the Southern Coast of Maine and lots of fun vacation activities within […]

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 […]