The First Families and Kennebunkport

A little-known fact about the quaint seaside town of Kennebunkport is its long-standing affiliation with one of America’s most well-known families: The Bush family. The Bushes have owned a family compound for many years on Walker’s Point, with former President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush spending half the year at the home […]

Hit the Beach this Summer in the Kennebunks

Summertime is the right time to splash in the surf and cool off from the beating heat of the summer sun. Fortunately, Kennebunkport is perfectly located on the coast and offers several great beaches for residents and visitors alike to enjoy a fun-filled day on the Atlantic Coast. Here’s a look at the local options […]

Planning for a Summer Road Trip

With most schools now in their waning days of the year, the time to start planning for your summer vacation road trip is upon us. Whether you’re planning to visit Maine from one of the nearby states or are coming from across the country, there are many considerations that go into packing and organizing to […]

Celebrate Independence Day in the Kennebunks

  The Fourth of July is a great summertime holiday. Featuring fireworks, barbecues and parades, it’s one of the highlight events of every summer. Book a trip now and spend the weekend celebrating in the Kennebunks of Maine.   Each year, Kennebunk celebrates Independence Day with a slew of great events and occasions. For starters, […]

Fun for the Family at June’s Kennebunkport Festival

Every June for the last decade has marked the annual Kennebunkport Festival, featuring the best of the region’s food, wine and art. This year is no different, with the five days of festivities scheduled to kick off June 8 and run through June 13.   For foodies, there’s more than 50 chefs representing dozens of […]

Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Kennebunkport

Every spring, we honor our servicemen and women across the country with Memorial Day services.  Often doubling as the unofficial start to the summer season, the Memorial Day holiday in Kennebunkport offers residents and guests plenty of opportunities to pay their respects and enjoy the holiday.   Both Kennebunkport and the town of Kennebunk hold […]

Cooking Up Something New In Kennebunkport, ME

  Being on vacation is all about having fun, spending time with family and eating great food. There is no better way to accomplish all of these things than to take a cooking class at Jillyanna’s Woodfired Cooking School.   Jillyanna’s Woodfired Flatbread Pizza cooking classes are all about spending time with loved ones and […]

Where To Go When You Get the Itch To Shop

The spring season is on its way to Kennebunkport, Maine. It’s a beautiful time of year to visit and view the area’s gorgeous natural sites. But what can you do after all the sight-seeing and relaxing? The area offers so much more for families to enjoy, and some amazing shopping can be added to that […]

The Waterhouse Center in Kennebunk, Maine

                          The Waterhouse Center started as an unwanted space and has been transformed into a family activity center.   Kennebunk Maine was redeveloping their downtown life and had the opportunity to buy the land the Waterhouse center now sits on. This used to […]

Interesting Facts about Kennebunkport’s History

In York County, Maine sits the town of Kennebunkport, which was first incorporated as Cape Porpoise in the year 1663. It has, through the years, been a fishing village and shipbuilding center, and is also a very popular tourist destination during the summer months.   The village lost its European population in 1689 because of […]