Camden is a small town on the coast of Maine. Whether you’re planning a long vacation or a short weekend get-away, Camden provides year-round experiences for the whole family.
There is lots of fun to be had in Camden. If you love outdoor adventures, head over to Coastal Mountains Land Trust and hike along the 40 miles of trail. You can also check out Maine Sport Outfitters to try your hand at fishing, biking, rock climbing and more. Love shopping? Camden is filled with both locally owned shops and big retailers, so you’ll be sure to find whatever you need. We recommend checking out Small Wonder Gallery to explore local and nationally made art. When it’s time to eat, stop in to Elm Street Grille for a nice lunch with some drinks, and at night check out Natalie’s Restaurant and enjoy dinner with a view. If you find yourself in the area during the winter, Camden Winterfest Week is February 4-12th, and features a variety of fun events including freestyle skiing, a parade, ice/snow sculpting, and dancing. You can also head out to ski on your own or with the family at Camden Ski Bowl, the only ski resort on the East Coast with ocean views.
There are a variety of fun day trips you can take from Camden. For a fun tourist day, Rockland is a town only 20 minutes away, and is filled with fun museums and other adventures including the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, and the Maine Lighthouse Museum. You can also head an hour west to the state capital of Augusta and explore Fort Western and the Maine State Museum. For a relaxing day trip by the coast, travel an hour south to New Harbor, a quiet coastal town where you’re free to relax and enjoy some free time. If you’re looking to explore a city lifestyle, travel down to Portland and spend your day shopping around The Old Port, and your evening out in downtown. Planning an outdoor adventure? A short distance from the city is Camden Hills State Park, where you can go hiking, explore the view of Penobscot Bay, or even plan an overnight camping trip.
Whether you plan on staying in the city, or are planning to take a day trip out of town, we make it easy for you to find the perfect place to stay. If you are looking to spend your vacation relaxing by the coast, we recommend picking a rental located near the edge of town, which will allow you to be close to the marina and other fun things by the bay. If shopping is your thing, choose a rental near the city center, which will put you close to places like Jo Ellen Designs and The Smiling Cow. Planning an adventure? Pick a rental located near the Camden Hills State Park, so you can go hiking or plan a camping trip whenever you please. We also recommend rentals near Rockland if you are planning a day trip south, as this will put you in the perfect middle location between Camden and a lot of southern Maine. No matter where you decide to stay, you can compare rentals by price, ratings, reviews and more on Tripping. Book your Camden rental today!
Since Camden is surrounded by a lot of other rural areas, your modes of transportation are very slim. There isn’t much public transportation besides a taxi service and a trolley that runs between Camden and Rockland. Your best for transportation around Camden would be to rent a car at places like Enterprise or Budget Car rental. Walking is also a very effective mode of transportation if you plan on staying near the heart of the city.
Find the best Camden vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 225 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Camden range from $70 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 203 homes in Camden offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 11 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 189 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Camden offers 71 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 7 vacation rental sites in Camden where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Expedia. There are 113 HomeAway rentals, 55 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 27 Expedia vacation rentals.