Category Archives: Travel

11th Annual Portland Boat Show 2015 :: Kennebunkport Inn

The Captain Lord Mansion is excited to announce the dates of the 11th annual Portland Boat Show.  “THE PORTLAND BOAT SHOW” will be held at the Portland Sports Complex between March 5th through March 8th, 2015.  This large capacity facility is conveniently located at 512 Warren Avenue, just off exit 48 of the Maine Turnpike.  This venue for […]

Winter Renovations at Our Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast

The Captain Lord Mansion is similar to a bridge, it is never completely renovated.  Each year we schedule redecorating and maintenance in specific rooms in order to keep each guest room feeling freshly decorated and welcoming.  We have scheduled some winter renovations to include: The Captain’s Suite (Merchant) and the Lincoln rooms in the Mansion to be […]

Captain Lord Mansion Announces Its 2015 Bed & Breakfast Wine Tastings Schedule

We are pleased to announce the Captain Lord Mansion 2015 Winter Wine Tasting Schedule. And Added Incentives! Beginning Saturday, January 3, 2015 our romantic Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast will again host complimentary travels around the globe tasting superb vintages from selected vintners.  We are continuing with several added incentives to attend; each couple who attends one of our Winter Wine […]

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 […]