Camden is one of the top places to stay in Maine because of its unrivaled charm and combination of traditional New England appeal, spectacular views, natural beauty, on water experiences, good eats and an idyllic downtown.
OUTDOOR FUN: Hike; climb, sail; kayak, swim; bike, golf and more.
FOOD: Our restaurants; farmer's markets; local stands; shops rival major cities offering distinctive Maine goodies and artisanal foods like wine, cheese, meat, bread; gorgeous produce and seafood (of course!).
SHOP: Unique finds, locally-owned shops, antiques stores, galleries, and arts & crafts.
WORKSHOPS: Avena Botanicals, Merryspring Watercolors, Rockport Photographic Workshops; Rockport Furniture; Salt Water Farm Cooking Classes
ENTERTAINMENT: Bay Chamber Concert Series; North Atlantic Blues Festival;
Camden International Film Festival; Camden Food & Wine Festival; Harbor Arts & Crafts; Lobster Festival; Maine Boats Show; Union Fair; Antique Car Auction; House & Garden Tour; Windjammer Weekend; PopTech
TOURS: Windjammer cruises, lighthouses, historic downtown walks and museums. Owl's Head Transportation Museum; Farnsworth Art Museum; Rockland Lighthouse Museum; Rockland to Brunswick Railroad; Maine Maritime Museum.
DAYTRIPS: Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Blue Hill, Castine, Stonington, Belfast, Rockport, Rockland, Owl's Head, Spruce Head, Port Clyde, Monhegan Island, Islesboro, Damariscotta, Pemaquid Point, Popham Beach and Reid State Park are all within driving distance (1 -1/2 hours max) from Birchwood lodge & farmette.
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Camden and Midcoast Maine Links to Visit
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Aldermere Farm • Bay Chamber Concerts • Camden Hills State Park • Camden Chamber of Commerce • Camden Snow Bowl • Coastal Mountains Land Trust • Ducktrap Kayak • Georges River Hiking Trails • Hidden Valley Camp • Maine Birding Trail • Maine Media Workshops • Maine Windjammer Cruises • Merryspring Gardens • Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce • Salt Water Farm