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Kennebunkport weekend

I woke up to a beautiful view of the ocean on the second day of my weekend getaway to Kennebunkport. It was very windy and cold but we didn't care.  We had big plans for the day.



I went out before breakfast and took a few snaps of the hotel.  This is where we ate last night.  We saw a beautiful sunset from these windows.


The grounds are lovely here at the back of the hotel. No shortage of places to relax here.


This is such a great spot to watch the ocean.  On a warm day, this must be absolutely heaven.


After a buffet breakfast, we headed to Old House Parts in Kennebunk.  I was looking for a mantle for my dining room. There were plenty to choose from.


They were lovely but a little pricey. This was not going to be an impulse buy for sure.


If you love architectural salvage, this is the place to be.  I was in heaven. We had a great time picking through everything.


I would love to put one of these windows in the condo. The fleur de lis pattern really caught my eye.


Napoleon, the resid…

The Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, Maine

I've been meaning to blog about my weekend in Kennebunkport, Maine but work got really busy and I've been spending my nights thinking about mortgage applications and not blogging. I have so much to share I am going to do a few posts about the weekend. We arrived late Friday afternoon and left Sunday morning but still I have lots to show you! This post is strictly about the hotel we stayed at.

The hotel is very old and is in the Historic Hotels of America book.  It has an ideal location just minutes from the center of Kennebunkport and it's on the same road as the Bush compound. The oceanviews from the property are spectacular!

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It was a beautiful Fall weekend, actually quite cool and windy but still beautiful.


The hotel is pet friendly which was not a problem for me because as you know I love animals! I did mind when the little yippy dog in the room next door barked every time someone walked by his/her door. Luckily, the room was at the end of the hall so not too much t…