The Teaser - General Introduction to Rockland/Camden Area's Activities
- Visit the Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland Maine and learn about the rich maritime history of the Rockland/Camden area
- Walk the Rockland Breakwater light built at the turn of the century
- Drive Cheryl’s favorite scenic loop through the Rockland, Rockport, Camden and Lincolnville area - Rockport, quick walk up Beech Hill for spectacular views of Penobscot Bay, Rockport Marine park to sneak a peak at Indian Island light and the statue of Andre the seal, walk through Children’s Chapel and of course visit the Belted Galloways or Oreo Cows as we fondly call them.
- Drive up the auto-road in Camden Hills State Park to the top of Mt. Battie for breathtaking views of the islands, lighthouses and coastal harbors of this area.
- On to Lincolnville Beach for lunch at the Lobster Pound or McLaughlin's Lobster and a stroll in the unique shops
- Visit Windsor Chairmakers in Lincolnville Maine
- Take a tour of Swan's Island Blankets - incredible blankets all made by hand and organically
- Enjoy midcoast Maine's wineries with a tour of Cellar Door Winery, Sweet Grass and Savage Oakes Winery
- Have a picnic overlooking Lake Megunticook
- Enjoy Camden's shops and take in a view of its picturesque harbor
- Pick up an afternoon snack and wine at Wine Seller, Sweets & Meats or Maine State Cheese company for local wine and cheese
- Return to your luxury guest room to enjoy a whirlpool, put your feet up and nap!
- Walk to dinner at In Good Company, Lily Bistro, Rustica, or Café Miranda
- Up early
- Pick up a box lunch (order 24 hours in advance) and frozen water that Cheryl ordered for you in advance
- Borrow knapsack, and binoculars head to Port Clyde – Monhegan Boat Line (to ensure space and to get an exclusive discount and free parking for our guests, have your innkeeper make reservations at least 1 day in advance), catch the 10:30 mailboat
- Enjoy the natural beauty of the cliffs and artist community and the 17 miles of hiking and walking trails and many artist studios
- Back to Port Clyde on the 4:30 ferry
- Drive by Marshall point lighthouse and Owl’s Head light on your way back to town
- Caress those feet in a whirlpool or soaking tub
- Dinner at Primo, Amalfi or Suzuki Sushi Bar – (must have advanced reservations)
- Sleep in a little
- Enjoy a “Day on Penobscot Bay” with Captain Jack Lobster tour in the morning where you can pull traps and work aside of a real Maine lobsterman for an 1.5 (or watch if you prefer!), buy the lobsters you help catch a boat prices and head up the street to Jess's market where the staff will cook up the lobsters you caught, then on to Morning in Maine for an afternoon sail where you can appreciate the rugged side of the maine coast and learn all about the marine life in Maine by a Marine Biologist. Or book this as a package through the inn and enjoy a lobster roll lunch.
- Stop in at the Audubon Society’s Puffin Visitor Center and watch the remote webcam of this unique birds and hear about the efforts to bring them back to the area. Ask your innkeeper about the special discount savings for our guests.
- Walk Main Street and enjoy the unique shops, and many are galleries. Enjoy olive oil tasting at Fiore Olive Oils. Stop in at the Farnsworth Art Museum. If it is a Wednesday in the summer, enjoy extended hours at the Farnsworth. On the first Friday of every month is the gallery walk from 5-8pm.
- Grab and early dinner and take in a movie at Rockland's renovated Strand Theatre.
- Sleep well and dream about your next trip back to the Rockland Camden area of Maine…