Kennebunkport's Launch! Maritime Festival celebrates the area's rich heritage with a festival that showcases boats, beer, and seafood—our favorites!
When you're not out touring the beautiful coast of Maine, take some time to indulge at one of these relaxing spas in Kennebunkport.
Looking for that perfect vintage piece for your home? Check out these antique shops near Kennebunkport during your next visit to Captain Fairfield.
With a different vibe than chic, coastal Kennebunkport, these new Biddeford restaurants are fantastic options when off on a lark a bit North.
Whether you're a Red Sox, Bruins or New England Patriots fan, Kennebunkport has some great sports bars where you can grab a bite and watch the game.
A new brewery and distillery serving craft beer and cocktails in Kennebunk has opened up in Lower Village and we think you're going to love it!
These three bars have cozy corners for you to relax and enjoy yourself over a warm drink in Kennebunkport—a roaring fire doesn't hurt either!
Many art galleries in Kennebunkport showcase local artists' wares, allowing you to take home a piece of Maine to remind you of your trip all year long.
Visiting us this fall? Check out these fall activities in Kennebunkport and enjoy everything from the beautiful foliage to warm apple cider and pumpkin spice.
The next time you're on a lark to KPT, get a different look at the Maine coast by setting sail with one of these sailing cruises in Kennebunkport.
With our tips for biking in Kennebunkport, you can ditch the car, head to one of our favorite bike shops for the perfect set of wheels and head out on scenic rides throughout the town.
Visiting Captain Fairfield during the warmer spring and summer months? When dining out, we recommend checking out these spots for some the best outdoor dining in Kennebunkport!
The restaurant scene of the Kennebunks is always changing whether old favorites are changing or new hot spots are opening up. To make the most of your next getaway to KPT, we've got a list of new Kennebunkport restaurants.
Visit one of Wiggly Bridge Distillery's two tasting rooms in York to sample their spirits and learn about the distilling process as interpreted by these Maine entrepreneurs.
Enjoy a night out in Kennebunk complete with dinner, drinks and a game of bowling at Garden Street Bowl -- Kennebunk's newest bowling alley!
When the craving hits for a buttery croissant or a perfectly steamed latte, head to one of these best bakeries in the Kennebunkport area.
Looking to break a sweat while on a lark? These two fitness studios offer yoga and spin classes and are sure to get your heart pumping.
When you're on a lark to Kennebunkport, check out these two local arms for some seasonal decorations, a new houseplant, and some Insta-worthy farm scenes.
The holidays in Kennebunkport are a special time and Captain Fairfield Inn, with its warming fire pit and cozy beds is the perfect home base this season.
Whether you're looking for a quick summit with some spectacular views or a stroll around a waterfront nature preserve, we've got a few great hikes for you!
The next time you visit Southern Maine, stop into one of these spots for live music in Kennebunkport to enjoy a drink and some tunes.
After a day spent exploring all that KPT has to offer, treat yourself to some of Kennebunkport's best cocktails. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
If you find yourself looking for a day trip while staying at Captain Fairfield, we recommend checking out all the things to do in Biddeford.
Check in at the front desk for your beach parking pass, beach towels, and chairs, then head out enjoy some of the best beaches in Kennebunkport.
What's better than ice cream on a warm summer day? We've picked our favorite Kennebunkport ice cream shops that are sure to satisfy your taste buds!
Our managers give their tips on everything from where to get the best cup of joe or afternoon lunch, to what to do on a rainy day.
Summer in Maine means it's a race against time to enjoy as much fresh Maine lobster as you can. Check out our top three recommendations for where to feast on the best lobster rolls in Kennebunkport!
Cape Porpoise, a charming village about three miles from downtown KPT. Once you're there, check out a few of our favorite spots for maximum relaxation.
The streets of picturesque downtown Kennebunkport are lined with locally-owned boutiques and restaurants. The main street of KPT is about half a mile long from end to end and crosses over the Kennebunk River, making it perfect for an afternoon of strolling and poking through shops.
Whether you're a lifelong wine connoisseur or a newbie still trying to discern Malbec from Merlot, Kennebunkport has several spots to sample wines from around the world.
Here are three Kennebunkport restaurants where you'll find our favorite winter fare and a cozy corner in which to enjoy it.
The holiday season is the perfect time for a festive getaway. Transformed into winter wonderlands, there's a lot to celebrate in various Lark locales. Book your stay today - rooms are going fast!
The state's booming craft beer scene, with more than 80 breweries, is a big reason to visit Vacationland.
No trip to Maine is complete without a taste of our state crustacean, so no doubt you're on the lookout for lobster in Kennebunkport.
Calling all history buffs! Between the historic shipbuilding and fishing industries, there's plenty to take in if you know where to look.
Several new restaurants have opened up in the Kennebunks recently, and we think these three are worth a visit.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Christmas Prelude, and Kennebunkport's signature holiday festival will be brimming with cheer.
Hop aboard one of Kennebunkport's many boat tours for a gently rocking and sometimes rolling view of our little corner of vacationland.
Kris Williams, a long time lover of genealogy, history, and art, takes a step back in time during her recent visit to Captain Fairfield Inn.
Kennebunkport is a destination for all seasons, but the locals know that spring is the unsung hero with a charm all its own. Here are some of our top picks for the “tweener” season.
Calling all maple mavens! Just one week after the spring solstice, Maine's maple syrup producers invite you inside their sugar shacks as part of Maine Maple Day.
Ports of Italy brings an authentic Italian dining experience to Kennebunkport.
Take a sweet stroll through Kennebunkport on the Cookie Crawl from December 7-10 and sample award winning treats from Captain Fairfield Inn.
We're big time cookie aficionados here in Kennebunkport, but sometimes we like to shake things up with a walk on the crunchy side.
There's no reason to mourn the end of summer when it's followed by a glorious Southern Maine fall, complete with foliage, festivals, and fun.
We love summer in southern Maine, but there are myriad reasons to visit Kennebunkport in the fall - smaller crowds, crisp temperatures, and piles of colorful leaves. Not coincidentally, one of our favorite holidays falls smack in the middle of the season, Halloween. Read on for our top picks for a spooky stay.
Sometimes, the best plans in life are the ones that were never made. Such is the case for the general manager of the Captain Fairfield Inn in Kennebunkport.
Our bustling (and sometimes bursting) village is full of opportunities to drink and dine al fresco, explore some of our favorite picks after relaxing in our courtyard with a glass of wine.
Summertime in coastal Kennebunkport calls for a breezy beverage while lounging in our outdoor courtyard.
For a small town, Kennebunkport is home to several restaurants that highlight local Maine talent on a weekly basis.
Although the Captain Fairfield Inn is proud to call Maine home, its breakfast menu pulls some of its inspiration from below the Mason-Dixon line.
With many parts of the country firmly in the grip of winter, the aroma of freshly baked cookies is just the thing to warm up your house and spirits.
Our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast has come to the rescue — just in time for fabulous holiday parties and family get-togethers — with this unique holiday cookie recipe: Fried Sage Chocolate Shortbread.
In terms of famous coastlines in Southern Maine, the Kennebunks boast some of the best (and still public) sandy beaches for miles.
Now that Captain Fairfield Inn’s unbelievably luxurious Lark Suite is complete, we find ourselves pondering the nature of a truly exceptional getaway.
Offering decadent baths, king beds and stunning new designs (from Rachel Reider Interiors), our new Lark Suites at The Attwater and Captain Fairfield Inn offer pampering at its best.
Captain Fairfield Inn guests come from all over the globe, so it surprised resident managers Jed and Alana to encounter guests who live very close to our Kennebunkport boutique inn.
One thing we’re sure about is that there are always things to do in Kennebunkport.
Fall is the perfect time for a slow, meandering drive -- whether it is to peep at the leaves, or simply enjoy the golden Autumn light over the ocean.
We're in for a phenomenal stretch of summer weather here in Southern Maine. Time to hit the beach!
Strolling around Dock Square after lunch? Looking for a place with a view where you can sit and relax? Feeling peckish in the afternoon or hankering for a cocktail?
If there’s one item that’s high on the list of things people hope to do with their limited leisure time, it’s catch up on their reading.
A stay in early June can easily be enriched by the Kennebunkport Festival, which offers something for every taste.
Whether you have been visiting the Kennebunks for years or you are planning your first ever trip to our Maine boutique inn, the resident managers of Captain Fairfield Inn are happy to help create the perfect stay for you.
It’s been a beautiful spring so far in Kennebunkport, and our guests here at Captain Fairfield Inn are making the most of it.
One of the reasons Captain Fairfield Inn is open year-round is there is something to love about the southern coast of Maine during any season.
River Tree Arts, one of our favorite local fixtures, is less than five minutes from our Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast.
There may not be lots of snow where you are but we’ve had our fair share this winter.
Have you visited the Designer Show House at the Kenneth Roberts Estate in Kennebunkport yet?
Perhaps the sneakiest of holidays, Valentine's Day has crept up on us once again and is now less than 2 weeks away!
The Kennebunkport Festival, which takes place during the first week in June, is a wine festival, a food festival and an art festival, all in the destination where you can sink your toes into the meaning of the term “summer vacation.”
Often I find myself living in a world where things exist purely for their function - or they're just there as I whiz by on my way to get another thing on my to-do list done.
When I am looking around online at various Kennebunkport attractions, they are often described as being in or near Dock Square. But if I wasn't familiar with Kennebunkport, I would have no idea what this means.
There's more to Kennebunkport, Maine than just lobster and lighthouses!
In the last post, we brought you the dish on new Kennebunkport Restaurants opening for the 2011 season. But we are equally excited about returning to our favorite spots to ooh and ahh over their new menu items.
If you are a regular visitor, you know that Kennebunkport is a standout among small towns for its number of dining establishments and the quality of the experiences they offer.
We were fortunate enough to host a writer from Maine Magazine recently as she researched all of the great places to shop, stay and dine in the Kennebunks.
Leigh and I recently had the pleasure of spending an afternoon at my college alma mater, Bates, where we enjoyed a classic Division III football game on a perfect fall day.
It seems strange to say this coming off a weekend that boasted 80 degree temps, but Fall is officially here.