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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What is a “Shipbuilding Odyssey” in Kennebunk? And When Is It?

August 29th Learn about the Kennebunks’ storied shipbuilding past on Saturday, August 29 at 1PM.  “A Shipbuilding Odyssey” convenes at the Brick Store Museum at 117 Main Street in Kennebunk. The three-hour tour begins with a brief, illustrated look at what life was like in the Kennebunks’ many 19th-century shipyards and all the types of
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How Do You Pronounce Ogunquit?

The lovely village of Ogunquit (o-gun-quit) is a short drive south of Kennebunkport along coastal Route 1.  It offers a terrific place to make a day-trip excursion from the Captain Lord Mansion.  There is a beautiful cliff walk called "Marginal Way" that begins in picturesque Perkins Cove.  The path is paved and meanders up and down
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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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Rainy Day Activities from Kennebunkport to Portland!

With all the rain that we have had this June, we thought we would offer a fine rainy day activity that is located only about 30 miles north of Kennebunkport. The Portland Museum of Art has an exceptional summer exhibit titled “The Call of The Coast, Art Colonies of New England”.  Their brochure says “Art Colonies
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