What Famous Lighthouse Is This?

The Captain Lord Mansion is located only a few miles from this historic and much-photographed lighthouse.  In fact many of our guests take a day-trip and to visit this lighthouse and include one of our Deluxe Picnics.  A self-guided lighthouse tour is one of the many year-round activities visitors to Kennebunkport may enjoy while visiting
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When Can You Visit Maine Lighthouses?

Open Lighthouse Day   Saturday, September 12, 2009 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The U.S. Coast Guard, the State of Maine and the American Lighthouse Foundation are pleased to announce the first ever open house of Maine lighthouses. The largest effort of its kind in the nation, the event is designed to provide access to
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Nott in Kennebunkport!

Visit the 1853 Nott House – new evening hours! “Beginning Thursday, July 2, the Richard A. Nott House will be opened for the 2009 season.  This Victorian-era historic house museum is a microcosm of life as it occurred in Kennebunkport over the last two centuries.  Women’s fashions from the past will be on display in the
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6 Ways to Enjoy a Rainy Day in and Around Kennebunkport!

Rainy Day Fun Close By the Kennebunks: Yes, it DOES occasionally rain in Southern Maine. But don’t let a few showers dampen your vacation fun. There’s plenty to do when the sun’s too shy to shine. Here are five places that will entertain, educate, and generally help you enjoy the day, whatever Mother Nature has in mind.
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March in Maine is Sweet!

Did you know that this is a busy time of year for our state’s maple trees?  Even in the dregs of winter, Maine has something sweet to offer, as the maple sugaring season gets underway. It starts usually in late February when the sap, called “sweetwater” flows through the trees.  The trees are tapped, and
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