This summer I am going on adventure. All three of my children will be away at camp for over four weeks. This never has happened before and likely will never happen again.

I had grand visions of Peru, Iceland and other exotic locales. Planning and time got in the way.  Yet, I have devised a wonderful trip that will take me to some of the most desired summer spots in the US.

My husband and I will be headed on New England tour for 10 days. We will visit Maine, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.

I have paired up with one of my favorite hotel chains, Lark Hotels, to devise the perfect itinerary. You may remember last summer I stayed at the fabulous Gilded boutique hotel in Newport, Rhode Island. This summer I will be staying at three of their properties and I cannot wait!

The first stop will be the Captain Fairfield Inn.

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Classic and modern in equal measure, this boutique inn is Kennebunkport chic at its finest.

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Overlooking the river green and just one block from the lively Kennebunkport harbor, Captain Fairfield Inn offers unexpected pleasures, such as a wine tasting room (and carefully selected wine list)

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and an outdoor lounge with fire tables.

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Splurge-worthy sea salt chocolate chip cookies and masterfully prepared breakfasts satisfy even the pickiest chow hound.

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The interiors are eclectic and colorful…

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The signature breakfast bar of small plates was a huge hit last visit! 

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Hotel Amenities

      • Free wireless Internet throughout the Inn and grounds
      • Freshly baked sea salt chocolate chip cookies
      • Lounge with a wood burning fireplace
      • Landscaped grounds and gardens
      • Onsite parking for each guest room
      • Beach tote bags, towels and parking permits
      • iPads in every room
      • Flat panel televisions with Apple TV
      • 24 hour guest pantry offering French press coffee, organic teas, soda and ice
      • Morning newspapers and current magazines
      • Outdoor lounge with fire-tables and private seating areas
      • DVD library
      • Bottled spring water
      • Gas fireplaces (most rooms)
      • iPod docking stations
      • Waffle kimono robes

 Are you as excited as I am for my maiden voyage to Maine?

Any shopping, art or restaurant suggestions or tips to share?  

I will be sharing the next stop in Maine next Wanderlust Wednesday.

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4 Responses to Wanderlust Wednesday: Captain Fairfield Inn
  1. i’m up there a lot esp during the summer as my mom has a home at goose rocks beach. here are my must visit picks for you: Earth at Hidden Pond, Gooserocks Beach, The Tides Inn right across the street from Gooserock’s Beach (take a sun break from the beach and enjoy one of their raspberry mojitos on the front lawn or from porch, drive thru Cape Porpoise and have a lunch/dinner stop at The Ramp (the lobster rolls!) it’s mall and super quaint overlooking the water. there’s lots more– have a blast!

  2. […] at many of their chic boutique hotels. The first stop I shared last week in Kennebunkport with the Captain Fairfield Inn. […]

  3. […] previously noted in the past few Wanderlust Wednesday features we will start with a visit to Captain Fairfield Inn in Kennebunkport. We then head a bit farther north to Camden, Maine staying at Whitehall. Next we […]


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