Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine
, United States. Camden is a famous summer colony in the Mid-Coast region of Maine.
Similar to Bar Harbor, Nantucket and North Haven, Camden is well-known for its summer community of wealthy Northeasterners, mostly from Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Additionally, the town is a popular tourist destination with Americans as well as the jet-set from Europe, particularly Germany, the UK, France and Italy.
A popular summer resort such as Camden, no doubt has some wonderful holiday accommodations
and lodging ranging from charming condo rentals to luxury vacation rentals.
There's so much to see and do in Camden, Rockport, and Lincolnville, visitors return again and again.
Apart from the comfortable accommodation, vacation rental and condo rental options, visitors can enjoy a wealth of leisure and recreational pursuits to choose from spring, summer, fall, and winter.
Explore the various museums, such as the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, one of the state's leading venues for current art. A few miles south in Rockland, the Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center includes works from three generations of Wyeths as well as changing exhibits from Native American basket making to Impressionists and Modern Masters. Other museums display historic and maritime artifacts, antique vehicles, and even vintage toys and movie memorabilia.
Many accommodations and vacation rentals in Camden are centrally located enabling visitors check out musical and theatrical performances
taking place in such venues as the recently renovated Camden and Rockport opera houses, the amphitheatre outside the Camden Public Library, and the Strom Auditorium at Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport.
From scenic walks, parks, nature preserves, beaches, bike paths, and even a ski facility, visitors and residents are spoilt with choice.
Whether you want to spend an afternoon at a pick-your-own farm or orchard, bowling, or test your agility on Ragged Mountain's
mountain-biking trails, family activities abound.
Take a sail- or powerboat around the bay on one of several day trips, charter your own vessel
, or book several days' passage on a vintage schooner where you can hoist the sails and take a turn at the helm or just relax and enjoy the sea breezes.
It's no wonder the area is a favorite year-round retail destination.
The local calendar is full of special shopping events, from art and craft festivals to holiday celebrations. Book your Camden accommodation or vacation rental early to avoid missing out.