Category Archives: Attractions

Midcoast Adventure rentals

Wow!  What a perfect way to see Camden off the beaten path.  Rent a  really cool classic design scooter,  a Scoot Coupe built for two, or a retro beach cruiser bicycle!  Includes a GPS programmed tour to take you to all the best spots.  Environmentally smart- with a definite WOW! factor!  Opens June 15th.  located a couple of  mins walk from the Inn.  Can’t wait to see this beauty tootling around Camden!

Beekeeping at Merryspring Gardens

 

Photo courtesy of Karen Roe

Interested in beekeeping? Knox Lincoln County beekeepers will be at Merryspring Gardens this Saturday with an observation hive,- so you can see first hand how honeybees live and work. Also there will be beekeeping equipment you can try on, and information on beekeeping classes.
Photo courtesy of Karen Roe.

Diving Ships Cove, Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth.

With Jade on holiday from school  this week we decided to go on a little diving trip.  Here are a few of the photos from our shore dive at Cape Elizabeth (Terry and Jade diving)  I had a nice time reading my book on the beach.

If you are interested in doing a ‘try dive’  while staying with us,  or any other PADI course, check out www.blueharborscuba.com for courses and prices.

Singing Valentines by Windjammer Barbershop chorus

How unique is this!  A singing Valentine delivered in person by a wonderful  Barbershop Quartet.   A Quartet from the Windjammer Barbershop chorus will  arrive at your location, present a rose and a card with a personalized message, and then will  perform a couple of songs.   Cost only $20.00.  Value – priceless!   If you are coming to Camden, Maine  for a special  Valentines, then  this would definitely  be an inspired way to make it unforgettable!

Camden Winterfest, Saturday Jan 28th

This coming Saturday will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Camden Winterfest.   Ice carvings will be created all day long in the Camden Amphitheater by local amateurs and artists.  Winterfest opens Jan. 28 at noon with music and crafts inside and skating and live music outside.  It’s a fun day for all!

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Camden named third best foliage town in New England

A recent online poll by Yankee magazine (YankeeFoliage.com) awarded Camden  third best Fall foliage town. What a great accolade!  Camden  has everything a visitor is looking for, color intensity against the backdrop of the rocky coast, scenic drives, hikes and a whole host of outdoor recreation—adding to that world class dining, lodging, shopping and cultural venues.  Hope to see you in Camden soon….

Conway Homestead, Cramer museum bean supper, Aug 20th.

If you love history and baked beans then you might want to head to Camden and enjoy a traditional ‘Bean-hole’ supper, at the Conway house, one of the areas oldest homesteads.   So what is a bean-hole supper?

Well,  a deep hole is dug in the ground.  It s lined with stones and logs , lit,  and and  after some time there will be  a deep layer of hot embers. Then,a huge black iron cauldron filled with yellow-eye beans mixed with molasses, salt pork and a touch of cinnamon and clove onto the heat, is lowered into the hole , covered , and left to cook.  It is served with roasted pork, coleslaw and more.   Sound interesting?  Then visit Camden Sat 20 Aug to take part.  Price $10 for adults.

Camden harbor kayak tour

One of our  most  popular  tours  this summer is the two hour  Camden Harbor kayak tour.  At just $35.00 pp this two hour guided tour  is great value, and has had rave reviews from our guests.   You’ll head out past cruising yachts and tall masted schooners, taking in the majestic coastline from a unique perspective.      Still time to book up.  The kayak tour sets off  from Camden harbor, just a short walk from the Inn.  We book the whole thing – you just show up and have fun!