Camden was today listed at no 8 in the top 10 of ‘Charming small towns in America by Trip Advisor’. Carmel, CA was number 1, with Charlottesville Va, Telluride CO, and Rockport, MA also listed in the top 10. We are just tickled pink!
Camden has also recently been declared the best Main Street in New England by Boston Magazine, the prettiest harbor in Maine by the readers of Down East, one of New England’s top 25 foliage towns by Yankee magazine.
Several fine restaurants in and around Camden have tempting offerings for Maine restaurant week . Actually it’s longer than a week, but that just gives you more time to sample them all! Here are just a few of the restaurants participating -
Natalie’s at the Camden Harbor inn offers a triple choice menu for $40.00, Paulina’s way and Cappy’s chowder house offer a $20.00 menu, and one of my favorite’s Lily Bistro also offering a great price of $20.00 for 3 courses. Stay at the Blue Harbor House Inn with special rates starting at $99.00 until March 12th
For all you blueberry lovers, the Coastal Mountains Land Trust is offering a free blueberry pick from 8.30am-2pm on Sat 07 August. Mmm….
Beech Hill Preserve is managed for the purpose of maintaining the property’s scenic beauty, historic value, grassland bird habitat, and organic blueberry production. Beech Nut, the historic stone Hut on the summit, will be open to the public Fri Aug6th from 2.00pm-6.00 pm., and Sat Aug 07th from 10.00am -2.00pm.
The Festival of Independence is coming! For four days throughout the midcoast (July 1-4) you can celebrate our nation’s birthday with everything from music, to plays, to hiking and biking, to parades, and of course, fireworks!
On Saturday & Sunday, June 19 & 20, the Owls Head Transportation Museum celebrates America’s passion for cool cars with its Hot Rods, Customs Meet & Antique Aeroplane Show.
As part of the day’s activities the Museum will actively demonstrate a few of its turn-of-the-century automobiles as well as give free rides in Ford Model Ts. Special children’s activities and Museum tours are planned. This is one of the Transport museums most popular events. Lots of fun for the whole family.
A celebration of the Summer Solstice takes place June 19th, in Rockland, just a few miles from Camden. Time - from 5-9 pm on Main Street. This annual event offers something for the whole family. Main Street will be closed to traffic for the evening and there will be live music, entertainment, street dancing, food and special events. A fun evening!
Guests that make an online booking from our website www.blueharborhouse.com are now able to include trip insurance via Access America, a leading provider of trip insurance services. This covers expenses should it become necessary to cancel or interrupt your trip due to illness, (or other covered reason.) Cost from $33.00. A small price for peace of mind.
A new Maine State Parks passport program has been launched in recognition of the 75th anniversary of State Parks in Maine. An informative passport book has been created and color coded by the eight regons in Maine, with descriptive information on each park. In the Midcoast region alone there are 16 State Parks. Get your passport from any Maine State park.
The first ever monthly Moonrise on the Bay event is scheduled for tonight (May 28th) at Lincolnville Beach, a 10 min drive from our Inn. The shops and restaurants will be open late, there will be a bonfire, art show, live music, and of course a spectacular moonrise! The event starts at 6:30 PM.