Kennebunkport, Maine: “The Place to be all Year”
Over the recent holiday weekend I was lucky enough to drive up to Maine for a long weekend with some pals. Given that it rained here in Brooklyn everyday up until I left, the promise of sunshine and salty ocean air was just what I needed! The destination was Kennebunkport, Maine; more specifically Cape Porpoise. After a cool 5 hour drive our first stop (before even making it to the house) was, of course, for a lobster roll and clams fried to perfection at the famous Clam Shack, located on the bridge of the Kennebunk River.
The days that followed were spent at Goose Rocks Beach soaking up sun and going on beach walks that quickly turned into a beach excursions, sitting around a fire pit, sailing and eating as much fresh seafood as possible. Being that Maine is the end all in lobster, I felt it was only right to incorporate it into every meal, the Cape Porpoise Chowder House was another home run for lobster rolls, followed by some good ol’ brews and karaoke at Federal Jack’s. Similar to my lobster eating ideals, stripes were the other staple of this trip. Not just any stripes, Edith A. Miller stripes, the kind that have a cozy cotton rib and the perfect marriage of old-school-knitting-mill and cool. My crew neck combo red/black striped tee proved to be worthy of a sailing trip along with other Bird essentials; trusty Soludos, and none other than the brilliant sailing inspired designs that are Miansai accessories. So, next time you find yourself with a weekend and friends to spare, I highly recommend a visit to the “Vacationland” they call Maine.