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Did You Know The Maine Maritime Museum is Close to Kennebunkport?

Often, when the weather is inclement, guests at the Captain Lord Mansion or our Captain’s Garden House are searching for indoor activities. I believe that one of the best activities on a rainy summer day in Maine is to visit one of the many nearby history or art museums which are located in Southern Maine.  […]

Did You Know LL Bean is Celebrating Its 100th Birthday This Year?

I’ll bet that you did not know that world-famous retailer LL Bean is celebrating its 100th birthday this year.  Many of the guests who visit us at the Captain Lord Mansion make the 45 minute drive to Freeport, Maine in order to shop at this classic store.  Whether you are an outdoors person or not, […]

Visit the Normandy Coast at The Portland Museum of Art!

Now through September 3, 2012 you may visit the Normandy Coast through beautiful impressionistic paintings on display at the magnificent I.M. Pei designed brick building which houses the Portland Museum of Art.  In addition to the current exhibit of French impressionist paintings, the museum has an extensive collection of other fine art and antiques on […]

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 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 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 […]

Do you know where the Kennebunkport Historical Society Designer Show House is this Year?

The Kennebunkport Historical Society will be sponsoring a Designer Show House at Rocky Pastures, the former Kenneth Roberts estate in Kennebunkport, from June 22 through July 14, 2012. The house is currently for sale and has been recently updated combining classic features with modern conveniences. All proceeds from the three-week event will benefit preservation projects […]

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, […]