Tag Archives: Kennebunkport Maine hotels

The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Welcome You!

The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens are about an hour’s drive north of the Captain Lord Mansion and are definitely worth the trip.  The Gardens are located on Barter’s Island Road in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.  Bev and I made a visit there last year with my daughter Laurie and our grandson Ethan.  He especially enjoyed the […]

The Kennebunkport Designer Show House Opens This Saturday!

The Kennebunkport Designer Show House opens this Saturday!  The Kennebunkport Historical Society will be sponsoring a Designer Show House at Rocky Pastures, the former Kenneth Roberts estate in Kennebunkport, from Saturday, June 23 through Saturday, July 14, 2012. The house is currently for sale and has been recently updated combining classic features with modern conveniences. […]

The Top 4 Things to Do While on a Summer Vacation in Kennebunkport

The top 4 things to do while on a summer vacation in Kennebunkport that we recommend include taking a Lobster Boat Cruise and eating a lobster dinner.  I love finishing dinner with a dessert of home-made Maine blueberry pie. It doesn’t get much better than that! Next, no summertime visit to the Southern Coast of […]

The Top 5 Places for a Tourist to Visit in Kennebunkport

Bev and I have been fortunate to live in Kennebunkport for 34 plus years. Allow us to share our picks for the Top 5 places for a tourist to visit in Kennebunkport. While visiting the Captain Lord Mansion, please allow us to direct you to these picturesque locations.  None is very far from our B&B. […]

The ABC’s of Kennebunkport’s Vacation Activities Revealed!

Considering a vacation to Kennebunkport? Including a visit to the Captain Lord Mansion, an intimate Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast, Kennebunkport offers you a plethora of activities from A to Z to entertain, to educate and to expand your horizons!  Or just come to the Mansion to relax and unwind! Here, the ABC’s of Kennebunkport’s vacation […]

Top 5 Boutique Kennebunkport Maine Restaurants as Recommended by The Captain Lord Mansion

In previous posts, I have recommended Kennebunkport’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants, the area’s Top 5 Casual Restaurants and with this post I am recommending our Top 5 Boutique Kennebunkport, Maine Restaurants.  These 5 are all casual, but each of them has a really unique atmosphere combined with unusual menu choices.  I’ll begin with 50 Local […]

Top 5 Casual Kennebunkport Maine Restaurants as Recommended by The Captain Lord Mansion

Maine is know for lobsters and lighthouses, so I’ll start my recommendations of the Top 5 casual Kennebunkport Maine restaurants with Mabel’s Lobster Claw.  President George H. W. Bush was known to frequent this restaurant for their lobster, as well as its other seafood offerings. One dish for which Mabel’s is famous is a shrimp […]

Where Can You Find Works by Edgar Degas Near the Captain Lord Mansion?

The Portland Museum of Art is featuring a current exhibit titled “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist”, which is comprised of more than 70 drawings, prints, pastels, photographs and sculptures. This exhibit runs from February 23 through May 28th, 2012.  Edgar Degas was a 19th century French master who not only was renowned as an artist, […]

Where Can You Enjoy Maple Sunday Near The Captain Lord Mansion?

From the “Get Real Maine” website “Join Maine’s maple producers to celebrate Maine Maple Sunday on March 25, 2012.  It’s the day when sugar makers around the state open the doors of their sugarhouses for the public to to join them in their rites of spring-making maple syrup.  Most sugarhouses offer free tasting and live […]

Where Can You Find The Maine Boatbuilder’s Show Near The Captain Lord Mansion?

The Captain Lord Mansion announces The Maine Boatbuilder’s Show, “a gathering of the finest fiberglass and wooden custom boat builders on the East Coast.  Also exhibiting are numerous manufacturers of boating equipment, sailboats, powerboats, canoes, kayaks, and rowing boats. The actual builders will be there to discuss and sell their work.”  Wooden Boat Magazine has […]