Please visit our blog post Unique activities for kids in the Camden-Rockland Area on things to do with children while you are in the area or call us for more ideas. Let us know if you would like more suggestions. We can send you listings of all sorts of activities. We are all moms here at Camden Accommodations and have lived in the area for many years. There is plenty to do here in midcoast Maine for all ages !
Coastal Children’s Museum
The Coastal Children’s Museum began as a museum without walls in 1985, and was formerly named The Midcoast Children’s Museum. Bringing exciting programs to schools and community venues we have been offering children and families in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties education and entertainment for over 20 years.
Phone: (207) 596-0300 | Location: Rockland | Website: www.coastalchildrensmuseum.org
Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center
The Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists. With 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 15,000 works in the collection, there is always something new on view at the Farnsworth. The museum has one of the nation’s largest collections of works by sculptor Louise Nevelson. Its Wyeth Center features works of Andrew, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth.
Phone: (207) 596.6457 | Location: Rockland | Website: www.farnsworthmuseum.org
Historic Conway Homestead
The Conway House is one of the earliest houses in the region. Built about 1770,its Lands on Lot 27 of one of the first parcels assigned by the Twenty Associates after they had acquired their share of the Muscongus Grant in l766.
Phone: (207) 236-2257 | Location: Rockport | Website: www.camdenrockporthistoricalsociety.org
Jacobson Glass Studio
Experience the thrill of glassblowing with David in his renovated 200-year-old barn studio located in beautiful Montville, Maine. Go home with a piece of handmade glass that you helped create. Book your event today !
Phone: (914) 715.6848| Location: Montville | Website: www.jacobsonglassstudio.com
Knox Museum and Homestead
We invite you to explore, for yourself, the people and purpose behind the American Revolution. Our doors and grounds are open for you to touch, feel, smell, and even taste life as it was more than 220 years ago and imagine, in new ways, what it was like to participate in creating monumental, historic change.
Phone: (207) 354-8062 | Location: Thomaston | Website: www.knoxmuseum.org
Sail, Power & Steam Museum
Let this eclectic little gem in South Rockland hold you spellbound! Stroll our beautiful Harbor Walk South for just 5 minutes and you will find a most fascinating, educational, and dynamic Maritime Museum.
Phone: (207) 596-0200 | Location: Rockland | Website: www.sailpoweranssteammuseum.org
The Owls Head Transportation Museum
Founded in 1974, The Owls Head Transportation Museum is an operating, nonprofit museum with a strong focus on educational initiatives. Located on the Maine coast near the oxox County Regional Airport, the Museum is a place where machines of a bygone era are celebrated through conservation, preservation and demonstration
Phone: (207) 594-4418 | Location: Owls’s Head | Website: www.owlshead.org
Ducktrap Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals
For the past 20 years dealing kayaks and accessories only, we have found personal communication, on the phone or face to face in our showroom, will ensure the best boat for you. We rent paddle boards and we deliver!
Phone: (207) 236-8608 | Location: Camden | Website: www.ducktrapkayak.com
Monhegan Boat Lines
The Original Monhegan Mailboat Experience, transporting you through the waters of beautiful Muscongus Bay to enchanting Monhegan Island. You’ll embark in the charming village of Port Clyde, at the tip of the St. George peninsula. Once passengers and freight are loaded on board, we steam out of the harbor past Marshall Point lighthouse. As we follow our protected route among pine-clad islands, we see birds of many varieties. Sometimes, porpoises and small whales rise from the water just beyond our bow. Our course usually takes us by lobstermen hauling their traps, schooners gliding before the wind, and pleasure craft of every description. On the return trip, we pass close to Seal Rock, where we often spot entire families of seals frolicking in the water and basking in the sun.
Phone: (207) 372-8848 | Location: Monhegan | Website: www.monheganboat.com
See the hidden gems of Penobscot Bay in less time, as we voyage out to see the sights that await, Go to a uninhabited island and explore the incredible beaches and wooded paths. Leave the bustle of the mainland behind and go to an uninhabited island to enjoy the privacy and solitude that awaits. Haul a lobster trap and see what creatures lurk below the surface.
Phone: (207) 691-1066 | Location: Rockport | Website: www.rockportcharters.com
Breakwater Kayak Company
Welcome to the home page of Breakwater Kayak, LLC of Rockland, Maine. We are a guide-owned and operated sea kayaking outfitter, offering sea kayaking tours on the coast of Maine. We specialize in natural-history tours to introduce you to the excitement of sea kayaking the Maine coast, birding, rocky inter-tidal exploration, and coastal ecology.
Phone: (207) 542-3631 | Location: Rockland | Website: www.breakwaterkayak.com
We offer two hour day sailing trips on the historic schooner Surprise out of Camden, Maine. We sail around the magnificent Penobscot Bay. On our day cruises we will see lighthouses, wildlife, private yachts and summer estates. Come and join us for a cruise on board the most famous windjammer in Maine. We are an environmentally friendly tour operator.
Phone: (207) 236-4687 | Location: Camden | Website: www.schoonersurprise.com
Let us be your Camden Maine Sailing Experience! Join us for a two-hour day sail or custom charter to enjoy all the beauties that Penobscot Bay has to offer such as its beautiful rocky shoreline, hidden mansions, small islands, lighthouses, seals, bald eagles, lobster boats, and other magnificent ships.
Phone: (207) 236-2323 | Location: Camden | Website: www.maineschooners.com
Please visit one of our tasting rooms and try our wines. We have a tasting room at the vineyard and one in downtown Rockland, Maine, one of America’s coolest small towns according to Budget Travel.
Phone: (207) 594-1721 | Location: Owls Head | Website: www.breakwatervineyards.com
Come visit us in Lincolnville, the home of our 200-year-old barn, winery and vineyard. Stop in for a tasting, browse our gift shop, enjoy a glass of wine and a local cheese plate, and relax on our back deck and drink in the views.
Phone: (207) 763-4478 | Location: Lincolnville | Website: www.mainewine.com
Savage Oakes Vineyard & Winery
Our 45 minute guided tour includes a walk out to Maine’s most productive vineyard, consisting of 10 different hybrid, cold tolerant grapes located on a hillside where Belted Galloway cattle used to graze. Along the way we’ll stop at our 15 acre wild blueberry field. This field has been producing wild blueberries for hundreds of years because wild blueberries aren’t planted, you either have them or you don’t.
Phone: (207) 785-2828 | Location: Union | Website: www.savageoaks.com
Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery
Taste wines, ports, and spirits. Learn about wine production from award-winning winemaker and owner on our farm preserving Union’s rich farming tradition. Hike our trails, picnic, and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Medomak river valley. Sweetgrass Farm is a family run business firmly rooted in the community, supporting local sustainable agriculture, and donating 10% of profits to organizations which support families, children, and rural life.
Phone: (207) 785-3024 | Location: Union | Website: www.sweetgrasswinery.com