King's Port Inn
Travel Blogs from Kennebunk
Our bodies are slowly starting to adjust to US time, and 6:30am is practically a lie-in. We test the feet…hmmm, still blistered but at least we're able to put our weight on them. Which means we’re ready to walk the five blocks to Penn station. Bye bye NYC, it’s been a blast…and so much we didn’t do!
At Penn …
... farmers market. Portland seems to be winning the "buy local" battle, a large majority of stores, bars, restaurants are independent too. I've spotted a few usual chain suspects but everyone I speak to raves about the "little cafe down the street" or the "handmade jewellery store". They seem proud of local produce and rightly so, it's producing some of the best beers I've tried! This morning I had a meeting with ...
It's well documented that communities pull together in times of need. I learnt about a great example of this when I was in Boston. Carol a timebank member told me about neighbors for neighbors. ( http://neighborsforneighbors.org/ ) An initiative set up by a Boston resident during a major snowfall. The website united people who were snowed into their houses or couldn't dig out their cars with people in their area who ...
... founded (and funded by) Richard Rockefeller. 8. My hotel has a pool with a fire place. 9. Maine Harvest for Hunger have donated 600 tonnes of food by encouraging people to "plant a row" and creating community gardens. 10. Dunkin Donuts started in Maine. 11. There's a lot of collaborative working here, like Public Market House where 10 individual food& drink businesses share space& therefore ...
Today I went out on Stephen and Louisa's boat. It was glorious, I wore my anchor vans and hoisted the main sail twice! The weather here is prone to change. As Louisa and Stephen said "if you don't like the weather wait a minute" Here are two pics of the same shot of the harbour, one with heavy fog and one clear ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking