Category Archives: Travel

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” […]

Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates – Do You Know the Captain Lord Mansion Offers a 10% Bonus?

Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates are always a great gift idea.  Did You Know the Captain Lord Mansion Offers a 10% Bonus Coupon with your purchase of our bed and breakfast gift certificate? This Holiday Season give the gift of hospitality in a cozy Kennebunkport bed and breakfast with a Captain Lord Mansion 10% […]

When is Harvest on the Harbor?

Are you looking for an fun activity while you are staying at the Captain Lord Mansion in late October?  Bev and I highly recommend that you consider attending this terrific event.  Harvest on the Harbor is held in Portland, which is only a short 30 minute drive north of our intimate Maine Coast Bed & […]

Where is the New Brewpub located near Kennebunkport?

Dick Varano and his wife Sherri have opened a new restaurant in Wells, Maine.  It is a great new brewpub called Fire and Brew. The restaurant is offering specialty crafted beers on tap as well as a nice selection of small plates.  Fire and Brew is located on Mile Road in Wells, Maine which is […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 5

1972 – 1978 As I continues to recall the Captain Lord Mansion History, I’ll share about how in April 1972 a young Jim Throumoulos of Biddeford, Maine acquired the Captain Lord Mansion.  His plan was to convert the building to office condominiums.  Ugh!  However, Kennebunkport had passed its first zoning ordinance in March of that […]