Bed and breakfasts in Camden, Maine combine European elegance and coastal charm wrapped in succulent culinary flavors. Stay inside spacious suites with the tranquil waters of Penobscot Bay outside your window.
Welcome to Blueberry Fields Bed and Breakfast nestled in Wahington, ME. Central to the property is a 10-acre blueberry field that is cultivated and well-kempt; The inn and cottage are on the edge of the blueberry field. There is also a large sugar-maple grove that we tap for maple sugaring in February and March.
A romantic seaside bed and breakfast with eight charming rooms on the coast of the Penobscot Bay. Experience the history, grandeur, and lush surroundings when you escape to our 145-year-old Sea Captain's Home. Take a step back in history to a simpler time, forget the hustle and bustle of travel and relax with a book in front of one of our fires or on the deck with a glass of wine. Our slice of the rocky coast are beckoning you from across the meandering lawn. Captain Nickels Inn is at your disposal. We are your destination - everything else is simply the cherry on top.
Newcastle Inn, located at the top of the Pemaquid Peninsula, has been welcoming guests for over 80 years. Located in the charming coastal village of Newcastle, just steps from Damariscotta, this historic inn is centrally located and an ideal "launching pad" for exploring this special part of MidCoast Maine. Whether you are looking for a "taste of the river" by eating delicious Damariscotta River Oysters, antiquing, visiting the many artist studios and galleries or taking in the breathtaking beauty of the area by walking/hiking at one of the many land preserves, this area has it all! The inn has 14 guest rooms, all named for a Maine lighthouses, which are all individually decorated and each has a private bathroom. For the occasional warm day, all guest rooms have a window air conditioner or one that that been installed through the wall. In the morning a delicious, made-from-scratch breakfast is served from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. If you need to leave early to catch a ferry, or plane, we can prepare a "breakfast to go" bag for you. Our coffee is a special blend created for Newcastle Inn and you won't find it anywhere else! During the warmer months, we also serve breakfast outside on the deck, overlooking the Damariscotta River. One of the things that sets Newcastle Inn apart is the abundance of welcoming common spaces on the first floor. Choose between a screened porch, cozy sitting room, the pub (beer and wine for sale), outside deck or the living room with a beautiful stenciled floor. Outside you will find beautiful gardens and chairs to sit in and relax while taking in the view of the Damariscotta River. During the day you can explore Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockland and Bath, all just a short 20 - 40 minute drive from the inn. Perhaps you want to catch the ferry over to Monhegan Island? In the evening, after a busy day exploring, you return to Newcastle Inn where you will find peace and tranquility as you plan for your next day's adventures.
Welcome to the Kingsleigh Inn, a Mount Desert Island Bed & Breakfast offering spectacular water views in the charming fishing village of Southwest Harbor, Maine. We offer a relaxing, casually elegant ambience overlooking the harbor. We cater to all kinds of travelers, from romance seekers to adventurers. Our 1904 Queen Anne Victorian inn is located on the "Quietside" of the island near Acadia National Park and the Bass Harbor Lighthouse. The area offers an abundance of outdoor activities. We have 6 guest rooms and one suite, many with harbor views and private decks, and all with individually controlled A/C and heat, ceiling fans and private baths. Each is tastefully decorated with its own distinct personality, charm, and comfort. Colorful coordinating wall coverings, window treatments, and luxurious bedding all blend seamlessly with period furnishings and many thoughtful touches to make you feel welcome and relaxed. Start your day off with our special blend coffee, fresh-ground espresso, and assorted hot teas and cocoas. Our bountiful three-course hot breakfast can be enjoyed in our formal dining room or on our wraparound porch. Visit our website for further details and to book your stay. Treat Yourself and Someone You Love!
Our family cordially welcomes you to the Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront, located on Boothbay Harbor’s beautiful waterfront. Guest can choose a room with an outside deck or a room with use of a common dock for scenic views of the charming village or picturesque waterfront. We have 12 rooms and the Penthouse Suite for guests to choose from, each providing enchantment no matter what the season. We are steps away from the historic Boothbay Harbor filled with with many activities and special events throughout the year. The inn is also near the downtown area with plenty of boutiques and shops, fishing, boating excursions, kayak rentals, art galleries, and restaurants to enjoy. The area provides guests with countless activities including golf, tennis, boat trips, fishing, cycling, visit a lighthouse, a visit to the Maine Botanical Gardens or nature and bird walks on one of the many preserves. We look forward to pampering you!
Named the #1 Hotel in Maine, the #5 Most Romantic Inn in the US and voted Best Water View by Yankee Magazine, the Topside Inn offers guests a true Maine vacation experience. The 19th-century sea captain's home and summer guesthouses are located on over four acres of private property with gardens and incredible harbor and ocean views from the highest point in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Enjoy the convenience of walking to restaurants, shops and galleries in our waterfront coastal village. Indulge in peaceful, comfortable rooms with modern amenities, and savor a delicious locally sourced full breakfast to start each daily adventure. Take a quick walk down hill into the center of town to enjoy a boat tour, art galleries and shops, and a great seaside meal. Or head out by car to the nearby botanical gardens, hiking trails, lighthouses, golf course, and scenic country and ocean view drives. Let us help you plan a perfectly classic coastal vacation. Three vacation homes are wonderful options for families groups and guests traveling with dogs. Full concierge services are available to help you plan your next coastal Maine vacation.
Come experience the magic of Bar Harbor, Maine and Acadia National Park at The Saltair Inn Waterfront Bed & Breakfast, an elegant in-town inn on the shores of Frenchman Bay. Constructed in 1887 by Boston architect Arthur Rotch, the Saltair has been carefully renovated to accommodate guests while preserving the original architecture and period elements of its Victorian heritage. An expansive back lawn slopes gently from the rear of the house to the water’s edge. Low tide reveals a sand bar connecting the Saltair property to Bar Island, from which Bar Harbor takes its name. Enjoy panoramic ocean views from the privacy of your own intimate suite. Each accommodation offers thoughtful appointments and amenities appreciated by modern travelers without compromising the historic legacy of the home. Rooms have elegant private baths en suite. Standard amenities include luxury bed linens, gas fireplaces (two in each suite), cable TV, CD and DVD players, free parking and wireless internet access. Whether your Bar Harbor escape includes a little romance, peaceful relaxation, or an outdoor adventure, the Saltair Inn offers the perfect setting. Fabulous views, delicious breakfasts, and luxury suites await your arrival.
Welcome to Brewster House Bed & Breakfast. Our Freeport, Maine bed and breakfast inn is the perfect spot for a trip to LL Bean, Freeport outlet shopping, your base from which to explore the Maine coast, or for a romantic getaway! At Brewster House, we’re about comfort in an atmosphere of simple elegance. Our beds and ironed linens will seduce you, and our fresh ground coffee and three-course gourmet breakfast will start your day with a happy, relaxed smile. Our inn was built in the late 19th century blossoming of Freeport, and the amazing quality of the built-in details and materials of this 5,000 square foot home reflects the wealth created in Maine in this period. Our 9’ ceilings, large private baths, Matouk linens, large fireplaced rooms, bay windows, cypress floors, mahogany mantelpiece, and Italian marble tiled hearth are yours to luxuriate in! We have parking for 11 cars, a porch to rock on with your glass of wine or Iced Tea, surrounded by beautiful landscaping and a large backyard garden for your function, or nap in one of our colorful Adirondack chairs. A Freeport, Maine Bed and Breakfast Convenient to All the Area Offers Freeport Village, LL Bean, restaurants and outlets are within a short three block walk, yet we are on the quiet side of the highway access. We are only a quarter of a mile from the Maine coast, and on the turn east of the Maine coast, with the glacially carved rocky, spruce covered peninsulas, beaches, rivers, islands, harbors, lighthouses, and lobster shacks that are so emblematic of “the real Maine.” Portland (and the airport) is only 15 minutes south. The Mahoosic and White Mountains are a scant 90 minutes west of Brewster House. We are minutes from Bowdoin and Bates Colleges, and less than an hour from Colby College. Maine has the longest contiguous coastline of any of the continental United States, so be sure to take advantage of letting us help you plan your itinerary, based on your interests. Choose Brewster House for the Finest Freeport, Maine Bed and Breakfast Experience Whether you’re planning that special trip to explore Maine, or simply in need of a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle for some rest and relaxation, come and let us indulge you at Brewster House! Save the hassle of the drive, and jump on the Amtrak Downeaster at North Station in Boston! Call us when you arrive, and we’ll pick you up at the Freeport Station!
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Charming retreats such as the Hartstone Inn & Hideaway tuck you away into a private corner of the Atlantic coast and nourish you with regional flavors. Other properties let you reside in Downtown Camden to explore the town’s shops, restaurants, and harbor. The Captain Swift Inn is one such bed and breakfast in Camden, ME that puts guests within easy walking distance of the best attractions in the coastal village.
Nestled in MidCoast Maine, Camden is one of the state’s cultural meccas and places you on nature’s doorstep. Stroll through the High Street Historic District to gaze at 19th-century homes and visit the amphitheatre. The 500-seat Camden Opera House is a one-stop place for musicals, ballets, films, and other rousing performances. Stop by the picturesque Camden Harbor Park, where residents relax amidst the gardens and conduct numerous outdoor events. Camden Harbor Cruises take you on exciting day trips to nearby islands and lighthouses around coastal Maine. Guests who stay in their Camden, Maine B&B during the Camden Windjammer Festival get to take part in festive activities that celebrate the town’s maritime history.
Camden boasts outdoor recreation all four seasons, and it’s an incredible town for nature lovers. The natural place to begin is Camden Harbor and enjoy the scenic views of the seaside community. You’ll see sailboats and large vessels docked in the marina getting ready to cruise the waters of Penobscot Bay. Camden is a sailor’s paradise and navigating the Maine coast remains a summer pastime. Boat tours are everywhere in Camden upon the arrival of sailing season, and cruises transport you to scenic locations around the harbor.
If you’d rather stay on land, the rolling hills adjacent to town give hiker’s the chance to get their blood flowing. Camden Hills State Park provides around 30 miles of hiking trails through the verdant woodlands perched above the village. The Mount Battie Trail requires a bit of a scramble but rewards hikers with thrilling views overlooking the bay. From the hilltop, you’ll have a beautiful vantage of lush woodlands and beautiful wildflowers. Megunticook Lake is a short drive from town and offers solitude away from the crowds. Go for a refreshing swim, take your boat on the water, or have a picnic with your loved ones.
For guests snuggling in their Camden, Maine B&B during the winter, the Camden Snow Bowl gives you 20 ski runs to practice your skills on the slopes. Put on your snowshoes to trudge through thick blankets of snow or race down the hills on your snowboard.
Camden, Maine has long been a summer hideaway for wealthy residents of major cities in the American Northeast. Solo travelers and families from New York City, Philadelphia, and Boston would often spend their summers in the coastal village, and that remains the case today. The MidCoast Maine town sits along Penobscot Bay, and its roots date back to before the founding of the United States. English settlers built mills in the area throughout the 1770s, and the town later developed into a major port. Shipping and fishing dominated Camden in the 19th century, and this period saw the construction of many historic buildings.
In addition to its mills, Camden residents maintained sawmills, factories, blacksmith shops, and numerous shipyards. By the late 1800s, Camden’s natural beauty attracted prominent families who would vacation in the village during the summer and parts of fall. The seasonal residents constructed the quaint cottages that still adorn High Street today. Despite the horrendous fire of 1892, affluent residents banded together to reconstruct the business district. Some of the buildings erected at this time included the Camden Opera House, the public library, and amphitheatre. Camden’s seaside location led to the creation of the Camden Yacht Club in 1912, and yachting remains one of the town’s cherished activities. In recent years, Camden’s scenic beauty has inspired artists and provided the backdrop for several Hollywood flicks. Although Camden’s economy now relies mostly on tourism, it remains one of Maine’s most popular summer getaways.
Camden features some of the most breathtaking scenery on the Atlantic coast, and it’s often considered the jewel of Maine’s MidCoast region. The rocky headlands of the Camden Hills reveal stunning ocean vistas of the sparkling water of the Atlantic. Lush forests ring around the Penobscot Bay and offer refuge for lots of wildlife during balmy summer afternoons.
The dense foliage puts on a spectacular show for residents and visitors by fall as the leaves change colors. Eye-popping hues of red, orange, and yellow contrast against the turquoise waters for a flawless panorama of Mother Nature. Camden retains its beauty during winter when snow lingers on the hilltops and Christmas lights sparkle on the bay.
There’s always something going on in Camden, and you can expect to find interesting activities for all types of travelers. The best place to start is downtown Camden to complete all your shopping and dine at local eateries. You’ll find lots of unique souvenirs for your loved ones and get the chance to taste local culinary specialties. Don’t miss the historic district that has preserved its unmistakable charm for over 100 years. Take a stroll down High Street to admire the beautiful 19th-century residential homes and National Historic Landmarks.
The nearby town of Rockport is a nature lover’s paradise that gives you unlimited outdoor recreational adventures. There are numerous state parks for hiking, cycling, birdwatching, and other enjoyable activities. The Samoset Resort Golf Club is also in Rockport and lets you play 18 holes overlooking Penobscot Bay. For wine enthusiasts, head to Lincolnville to sample the delectable vintages crafted from Maine’s first winery. The Cellardoor Winery sits in a gorgeous location beneath the Camden Hills and treats visitors to a sophisticated tasting room to sample their original creations. After your wine tasting, visit the sandy shores of Lincolnville Beach to take a dip in the gentle water or watch boats cruising along the shoreline.
In Camden, summer highs typically range from the mid-60s to mid-70s Fahrenheit. July and August are the warmest months of the year and provide suitable conditions for lots of enjoyable outdoor activities. The winter can be brutally cold with temperature highs rarely eclipsing freezing point. December-March are the coldest months of the year, and only the hardiest of travelers visit during this frigid time of year. The weather begins to break its cold spell around May and June before the peak tourist crowds arrive for summer. Temperatures remain comfortable until October as daily lows dip into the 40s and 30s. Although Camden doesn’t receive a drastic difference in rainfall throughout the year, November is usually the rainiest month.
Camden is all about seafood, and the coastal village has delicious seafood eateries for any occasion. Fresh and Co whip up international cuisine using local ingredients and is the ideal place to have a family dinner. Their menu changes quite often, and you don’t know whether Brazilian seafood stew, New England Cod or other delectable dishes inspired their latest creation. Nestled by the harbor, the Waterfront serves succulent seafood dishes with one of the best views in town. Their ingredients are locally sourced, and you can chow down on some of Maine’s irresistible crab and lobster rolls. Peter Ott’s on the Water offers worthy competition for its scenic setting, fresh haddock sandwiches, soothing clam chowder, and their original lobster corn chowder. For dessert, search for the colorful River Ducks Ice Cream for their ice cream, soft serve sundaes, and hand-dipped milkshakes.
Many bed and breakfasts in Camden place you inside historic Victorian houses from the 19th century. Even better, you won’t have to trade modern luxuries for authenticity when booking your Camden vacation rental. Expect premium amenities such as free WIFI, air conditioning, and gas fireplaces. For a romantic getaway, you have the option of reserving rooms with en-suite baths, whirlpool tubs, massage body sprays, flowers, and delicious chocolates. There are numerous boutique inns with great locations that place you minutes from the harbor, shops, and restaurants. Don’t worry about driving to your accommodations since many rentals include free parking. Enjoy incredible bay views while relaxing inside your spacious bedroom or charge up for the day with a filling breakfast served by friendly staff.
Camden is easily accessible whether you intend to drive your car or rent one upon landing at the nearest airport. Situated on U.S. Route 1, Camden is only 1.5 hours from Portland and 3-4 hours from Boston. If you intend to fly into the region, the closest airports are in Portland and Bangor. There are rental cars available at both airports for you to complete the journey to Camden. Alternatively, Knox County Regional Airport is 13 miles from Camden, and taxi services are available. You can also take Amtrak’s Downeaster Service towards Portland to rent a car or catch a bus to Camden. Once you find a place to park your vehicle, don’t expect to drive around much while in town. Camden is pedestrian-friendly, and you can easily reach most attractions on foot.
You’re spoiled for choice when searching for the best bed and breakfast in Camden, Maine. Many of the top selections on bnbfinder place you minutes from the bustling harbor, and you won’t have to walk far to reach all the shops and eateries. Hartstone Inn & Hideaway earned the top honors on TripAdvisor for its perfect combination of European hospitality and coastal charm. Just a quick stroll from the harbor, the stylish retreat offers capacious suites, includes breakfast, and serves regional culinary delights at its prestigious restaurant. You can also bring your furry friend since it's one of pet-friendly bed and breakfasts in Camden, Maine. The Camden Windward House Bed & Breakfast earns praise as the “best location” bed and breakfast for being situated within the historic district beneath Mt. Battie.
Guest rooms at the Hawthorn Inn provide the ideal location to visit the beaches in Camden, go sailing, or partake in other outdoor activities. Wander the radiant gardens around the late-19th century Victorian mansion and soak up the harbor views from your private deck. If you’re looking for another one of Maine’s historic buildings, check out the 1802 Maine Stay Inn located in the historic district. To start the day off right, indulge on homemade breakfasts at the Belmont Inn. Relax in style wearing comfy bathrobes, lounge in king sleigh beds, or smell the beautiful flowers in the gardens.
Looking for those stellar oceanside views? A stay at the Timbercliffe Cottage Bed & Breakfast offers sensational vistas of the Maine Coast while you enjoy a multi-course breakfast from the wraparound porch. If you’re craving a slice of the local Camden life, the Elms of Camden treats you with superb hospitality just a few blocks from downtown Camden.
Camden has its fair share of unique accommodations and the Norumbega Inn might take the prize for most luxurious. The stone castle offers a romantic setting for a lover’s getaway, and the innkeepers can host your wedding at the boutique hotel. All 11 rooms provide spectacular views of the Maine Coast and offer upscale amenities such as in-room fireplaces and soothing deep-soak tubs. Originally built in 1810, the Captain Swift Inn is fully renovated to include modern amenities like flat-screen televisions, spa showers, high-speed internet, and more. The beautiful sanctuary also has a side deck and stone patio to have a refreshing drink outdoors.