Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens :: Weekend Getaway in Maine

Although we have been very busy maintaining the gardens at the Captain Lord Mansion and the Captain’s Garden House, we took time last weekend to visit the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens with our daughter and grandson.  We traveled early in the day and missed most of the traffic going north.  The weather was sunny and warm, with
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Where Can You Find The Books in Kennebunkport?

Bev and I are pleased to announce the arrival of Kennebooks, a brand new bookstore which is located on Route 35 on the approach to Kennebunkport.  It was not delivered by the seagull sitting on the roof, but rather by a swarm of construction workers who transformed the building which formerly housed Greg Alexander Gifts.  After Greg closed
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Meditate with the Franciscan Brothers in Kennebunkport

The Franciscan Monastery is located almost directly across the Kennebunk river from the Captain Lord Mansion.  Bev and I enjoy walking the expansive grounds which includes shaded, wooded paths along the river bank.  There are several shrines located throughout the grounds, including one from the New York World’s Fair.  The large piece of statuary, which is
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Wow! A Fodor’s Choice Award to a Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast Inn!

We are thrilled to announce that The Captain Lord Mansion has been named a Fodor’s Choice establishment for 2010.  This is the second consecutive year we have been the recepient of this prestigeous award.  Fodor’s is a leading publisher of guidebooks for American travelers.  Travelers love to share their favorite discoveries, and so does the Fodor’s
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Where Can You Find Botanical Gardens Along Coastal Maine?

At Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, you’ll discover stunning ornamental gardens and exceptional natural beauty, waterfalls, and incomparable stonework and sculpture.  Miles of trails allow you to experience waterfront and woodlands that are quintessentially Maine. You’ll find events and programs for many interests, year-round; and the seasonal Kitchen Garden Caf