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Kennebunkport Shopping List – Spaces Kennebunkport

This bright and beautiful shop is one of the best places to get special gifts and all things home decor! The lovely ladies that own this shop have an eye for style and have put this space together wonderfully. From the large selection of AMAZING pillows and bedding, to delicate votives to special baby gifts, Spaces Kennebunkport is a one stop shop. Having dinner at a friends house? Spaces has an array of budget friendly hostess gifts! If you are in the area, don’t forget to visit this special shop. It is on Ocean Avenue, outside of the main square of Kennebunkport but this area does not lack charm, it is a must see! You can’t miss Spaces, the windows are eye catching and full of things you will want to own!!

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Kennebunkport Shopping List – Day Trip Society

Day Trip Society is one of those places you have to visit to truly appreciate.  It is one of my most favorite shops in Kennebunkport.  Every time I walk in I think to myself, “I’d like one of everything please.”  If you haven’t visited Day Trip yet, it’s time!  They also opened up another shop called Day Trip Jr. just around the corner that caters to the much younger crowd.  Day Trip has so many beautiful, funky and unique things for every budget.  Day Trip Jr. is AWESOME for the kiddos.  They even have a working antique electric whale that the kids can ride!  Below are a few items (among a hundred others) that caught my eye this trip. I actually just visited them and got our little guy these shoes.

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Tidewater Fishing Charters

We have some great news!  Not only will Erin be running the inn with Harriet this summer, he will also be doing fishing charters and scenic cruises on his new boat!  Please call Erin at 207.590.6635 or visit the Tidewater Fishing Charters site for more information.  We are in the process of setting up a site dedicated to the scenic cruises but in the meantime Erin can answer any questions you might have.  We hope you check out his new venture and if you are interested please give us a call and book a spot.

 

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Historic Inns of Kennebunkport hosts a Garden Party!

Join us and seven other inns that make up the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport for a lovely event on June 9th, 2012 from 3-6pm.  Guests of each inn will get the opportunity to visit fellow historic inns and meet their innkeepers.  You will also enjoy wine, tea and hors d’oeuvres along with provided transportation between inns.  The Garden Party is in conjunction with the Kennebunkport Festival so book now because rooms are going fast!  We hope to see you there!  For more information visit our Garden Party page.

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A favorite in Kennebunkport, The Ramp!

Yesterday we went to one of our most favorite Kennebunkport restaurants, The Ramp.  It never fails to deliver a delicious meal and their menu offers something for everyone.  The Ramp is pub like and sits right on the water so you get a good view of Cape Porpoise and all of the lobster boats coming in and out.  Erin and I ordered the house salad and the special, steak chili with a cheese and guacamole quesadilla on the side.  As you can see below, I only snapped a photo of our dessert because well, thats the most important part!  It’s a blueberry crumble type concoction and it was amazing.  We are also repeat patrons of their newest restaurant, Pedro’s located close to Bufflehead Cove in Lower Village Kennebunk.

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Kenneth Roberts Designer Show House

From June 23rd through July 14th, the Kenneth Roberts Estate will be open to the public!  A number of designers will be involved in remaking the design of the estate for your enjoyment.  This is a must see, so check it out on your visit!  For more information visit their website here.

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Brews & Tunes

 

On Saturday, June 9, 2012 Brews and Tunes will be happening at the green on Ocean Ave.  The event is being put on by the Kennebunkport Festival and is sure to be a blast!  A handful of bands will be displaying their talent in a beautiful setting, go check it out!

 

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Kennebunkport Food l Wine l Works of Art Festival

The dates have been set for this years Kennebunkport Festival, it is five days long starting on June 5th and ending on June 9th.  You can buy tickets now on their website, www.kennebunkportfestival.com.

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The Results Are In…Top Restaurants in the Area!

We send tons of people to tons of different restaurants throughout the year and we almost always get feedback!  We wanted to recognize the top rated restaurants, in and around Kennebunkport, based on feedback we receive from our guests.  What’s your favorite restaurant in or around Kennebunkport?

Top Rated Restaurants, by Bufflehead Cove Inn Guests..(in no specific order)

50 Local

Joshua’s

Bandaloop

Cape Arundel Inn

Pier 77

(photo courtesy of 50 Local)

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October snow, leaf color and green trees… a mixed bag

We have had an odd fall, late leaf color, unexpected snow, highs of 80 degrees in early October and leaves sticking to trees right into November. Here are some photos taken in early November by our guest Kathy Fink. Thanks Kathy.

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