Camden ME describes itself as the “Jewel of the Maine coast,” and one visit to this quaint coastal town and you will understand why. Located mid-coast Maine, there is an abundance of things to do for visitors searching for outdoor adventure. Camden’s coastline features a mixture of ocean, forest, rocks, and mountains, making it the perfect New England seaside vacation destination.
Located on Penobscot Bay, Camden Harbor offers daily sailing tours, where want-to-be sailors can learn the ropes, or relax on the deck of a tall ship cruise. Camden is a working harbor, with fishing and lobster boats coming in and out of the bay all day.
There is something to do in Camden, ME for every traveler. Each season brings an opportunity to explore the Maine coast in a unique way and here at the Glen Cove Inn, we can point you in the right direction.
The summer months bring thousands of tourists to Camden. For hiking and camping fun, there is Camden Hill State Park, with over 30 hiking trails, over a hundred campsites, and a great view of Penobscot Bay. Camden is home to the annual Parade of the Tall Ships and Maine Windjammer Days in July, along with many other festivals that celebrate its coastal history and beautiful ships.
In winter months, Camden, Maine becomes a hotspot for skiers and snowboarders, with Ragged Mountain being the only Eastern ski area with a view of the Atlantic Ocean!