5 BEST Things to Do in Camden Maine

Explore Some of Maine’s Best Beaches

Laite Memorial Beach is small but scenic, overlooking beautiful views of Camden Harbor just a short distance from downtown. Laite Beach is part of a grassy park that slopes down to a pebble beach along the water, perfect for searching for shells, sea glass, and other ocean treasures. 

Lighthouses Near Camden Maine

It is worth a day trip to visit one of Camden’s outlying islands, Isleboro, Vinalhaven, North Haven, Isle Au Haut, or the many other smaller islands in the area, accessible by boat or ferry out of Camden Harbor. 

The Waterfront Restaurant

This Camden Harbor institution offers great views of Penobscot Bay and is a great place for outdoor dining. Treat yourself to some fresh Maine seafood or an American classic. 

Franny’s Bistro

Located in a scenic cottage, this is a great place to get a good meal. The menu features Southern staples as well as seafood specialties and French classics. 

Visit Camden Hills State Park

In Maine’s lakes and mountains, hillsides glow with autumnal fiery colors amid the evergreens. You’ll want to capture the colors for Facebook and Instagram posts, for your friends back home, or to frame as a keepsake for yourself!

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