Camden Maine

Camden town

To us, Camden Maine is the prettiest and our favorite town on the central Maine coast. Camden is also made for walking, and browsing. While relatively small, it is loaded with restaurants, interesting shops, galleries and docks with Windjammer sailing ships, including the Appledore II (on which we took a short cruise on a previous [Read more …]

Camden, Maine Restaurants

During our trip, we spent two nights, and had two dinners in Camden Maine: Natalie’s One the first night, we ate at a place we have been to multiple times– Natalie’s. We were too lobstered out from Red’s (not to speak of 1.5 weeks of lobster lunches and dinners in Nova Scotia) to partake in [Read more …]

Up (and Down) the Downeast Coast to Camden, Maine


After deciding to pass on the tempting exhibition at the Portland Museum of Art, it was time to leave Portland Maine. We followed the route we had taken many times before when we lived in Boston. And, since things change slowly on the Maine coast, we did most of the same things we have done [Read more …]

A Day in Camden/Rockport/Rockland

Appledore at dock

We spend two nights and one full day in the lovely three-city area, taking in as many of the area’s attractions and restaurants as we could in the time we had available. Appledore Day Cruise We began our day in Camden by doing something we hadn’t done for more than 20 years–join a Windjammer sail [Read more …]

Interesting Stops Between Portland and Camden Maine

Bailey Island-harbor-vg

We left Portland early and made a short, mandatory, but generally perfunctory stop at LL Bean and a couple other Freeport outlet stores. Then on to a couple more interesting stops.   Bailey Island We had planned a walk along one of the most scenic areas of the lower Maine coast (Pemaquid Point) and either [Read more …]

A Special Night in Camden, Maine at Natalie’s Restaurant


Joyce and I love the Maine coast, especially the mid-coast, Camden, Rockland, Rockport area. After numerous years of trial and error from many visits to this area, we have our favorite restaurants in the area. The dilemma was that we were in the area for Joyce’s birthday and she (and I) wanted to find a [Read more …]