The Norumbega Inn
63 High Street, Camden, Maine, United Stateshttp://www.norumbegainn.com207-236-4646 or 877-363-4646
Camden Hills State Park
280 Belfast Road(207) 236-3109Camden Hills State Park is a vast 5,700-acre park where visitors are treated to 30 miles of hiking trails, breathtaking views of surrounding hills and lakes, well-maintained and equipped campgrounds, and a large picnic area for family and friends.
Camden Snow Bowl
20 Barnestown Roadwww.camdensnowbowl.com(207) 236-3438Camden Snow Bowl offers 10 trails from beginner to expert. It also has the only toboggan chute in the state of Maine, which hosts the U.S. National Toboggan Championships. Night skiing, a tubing hill, group/private lessons, ski rentals, toboggan/tube rentals and snowboard rentals are also available.
Maine Sport Outfitters
115 Commercial Streethttp://www.mainesport.com(207) 236-7120Scenic bicycling routes abound in and around Camden. We will map out various trips ranging from a 3-mile local Camden trip to 15-, 20-, 30- and 40-mile trips and more in the region. Maps include specific directions of where to turn, mileage along the way, landmarks and areas of special interest. Maps are available at the Inn. Bicycle Rental is available from Maine Sport Outfitters located a few miles south of the Inn on Route 1.
Summer Feet Cycling
http://www.summerfeet.net(866) 857-9544If you are looking for a more organized bicycling tour in the area, we highly recommend Norman Patry and Summer Feet Maine Coast Cycling Adventures.
367 Youngtown Rd, Lincolnville, ME 04849, United Stateshttp://mainewine.com(207) 763-4478Located 10 minutes away in Lincolnville, Cellardoor Winery’s vineyard gift shop, tasting bars, loft seating area, test kitchen and deck are part of a carefully restored 1790′s barn and overlook the vineyard and rolling hills beyond.
Goose River Golf Course
50 Park Streethttp://www.gooserivergolf.com(207) 236-8488Goose River Golf Course is located on Simonton Road on the Camden/Rockport line. Tee off for a leisurely 9-hole game and then kick back in the cozy clubhouse for a "pick-me-up" from the snack bar.
Samoset Golf Course
220 Warrenton Streethttp://www.samosetresort.com/Golf/booking-tee-times.html(207) 594-2511This course offers breathtaking ocean vistas and one of the most challenging finishing holes in New England. In 2002, the Samoset Golf Club celebrated 100 years of golf and it continues to be ranked one of New England's premier resort golf destinations.
Rockland Golf Club
606 Old County Roadhttp://www.rocklandgolf.com/tee-time.php(207) 594-9322At 6,000 yards from the blue tees, the rolling terrain and stunning mountain and seaside views of the Rockland Golf Club offer a challenge to golfers at all levels, and its modest green fees make it the best bargain in midcoast Maine golf.
Farnsworth Art Museum
16 Museum Streethttp://www.farnsworthmuseum.org(207) 596-6457This wonderful museum features works by some of the great names in 18th- and 19th-century art history like Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully, Thomas Eakins, Eastman Johnson and Fitz Hugh Lane. The Wyeth Center showcases three generations of this first family of American art with a comprehensive collection of Maine-related artwork by N.C. Wyeth, his son Andrew Wyeth and Andrew's son, James Wyeth. The Farnsworth is located 15 minutes from the Norumbega Inn, in downtown Rockland.
Penobscot Marine Museum
5 Church Streethttp://penobscotmarinemuseum.org(207) 548-2529The museum complex is comprised of many buildings belonging to the original "townscape," including a former sea captain’s home, regional watercraft collections, art exhibits, films and much more. The museum is located in Searsport, about 40 minutes north of Camden.
Owls Head Transportation Museum
117 Museum Streethttp://www.ohtm.org(207) 594-4418The museum is known internationally for its collection of pioneer aircraft, historic automobiles, bicycles, motorcycles, carriages and engines. It is located 15 minutes south of Camden in Owls Head.
Merryspring Nature Center
30 Conway Road(207) 236-2239This 66-acre park, located 5 minutes from the Inn, features cultivated gardens and preserves of Maine's native flowers, shrubs and trees. The park’s varied landscapes, fields, gardens and arboretum are all connected by a network of trails.
Center for Maine Contemporary Art
21, Winter St, Rockland, ME 04841, United Stateshttp://www.cmcanow.org(207) 701-5005Experience the art of this generation and the next. CMCA’s exhibitions and educational programs are made to inspire and attract visitors of all ages and backgrounds. With its iconic sawtooth roofline, CMCA’s striking new building—designed by architect Toshiko Mori—provides exceptional exhibition space for presentation of work by contemporary artists. The complex also includes a gift shop, an ArtLab classroom, and a courtyard open to the public.
Acadia National Park
http://www.nps.gov/acad/index.htm(207) 288-3338A pleasant two-hour drive north, the park contains over 120 miles of hiking trails, pristine lakes, picnic areas, campgrounds, breathtaking sea vistas, coastal shores and pebbled beaches.
Acadia Mtn Guides Climbing School
228 Main Street(888) 232-9559Enjoy an afternoon climbing outdoors in Camden Hills State Park with Acadia Mountain Guides. Climb the famous Barret's Cove cliff across from Lake Megunticook. Gear will be supplied.
Blue Hill, MEhttp://www.bluehillme.com
Port Clyde, St George, ME 04860
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Bristol Road(207) 677-2267
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
132 Botanical Gardens Dr, Boothbay, ME 04537, United Stateshttp://www.mainegardens.org(207) 633-8000
16 Public Landinghttp://camdenmainesailing.com(207) 236-4687A trip to Camden just isn’t complete without a day sail on one of the many windjammers in the Camden Harbor. The schooner "Surprise", a 57 foot schooner originally designed in 1918 as a racing and cruising yacht, offers multiple 2-hour trips out into Penobscot Bay. With a maximum of 18 passengers (children over 12 years old only), the "Surprise" experience is very intimate allowing passengers to hoist sails. The "Surprise" sails from May to October and snacks are offered during the sail.
Schooner Olad & Cutter Owl
1 Bayview Lndg, Camden, ME 04843, United Stateshttp://www.maineschooners.com(207) 236-2323The Schooner Olad sails daily from Camden, Maine Memorial Day weekend to mid-October and offers historic two-hour day sails aboard a completely restored, classic yacht built in 1927. The Olad also offers custom sailing charters and can hold up to 22 passengers. If you are looking for a more intimate trip, opt for the Sailing Vessel Owl! The Owl is the most versatile sailboat in Camden Maine's Sailing Fleet. She was designed by world Famous yacht designer John Alden to be a fast and comfortable cruising boat. Built in 1941, she is a timeless classic that has been rebuilt to the highest of today standards. She is available to charter for up to six passengers, making her the most private Wooden Sailboat in Camden's Fleet. The Sailing Vessel Owl goes out for two and three-hour day sails and is available for two-hour, three-hour, four-hour, six-hour, or full-day private sailing charters.