Four Fun Things to Do in Camden, Maine

a couple wine tasting at a vineyard

Leave the worries of modern life behind with a visit to the Inn at Sunrise Point. Our boutique hotel in Camden, Maine has everything you need for a fantastic stay! Experience all that the area has to offer and rest in cozy accommodations with plenty of New England charm. Get started on planning your perfect getaway with four fun things to do in Camden, Maine.

French & Brawn Market Place - One of the Fun Things to Do in Camden

Shop Local

Shop till you drop and support local businesses and artisans in nearby Lincolnville. With a diverse selection of shops, you’re bound to find something unique to help you remember your stay here.

  • The Maine Artisans Co-operative Art Gallery offers an eclectic mix of locally produced pottery, jewelry, knitting and other quality handmade crafts. A great place to start looking for that perfect new piece to decorate your home.
  • Experience the work of a master artisan at van der Ven studios, home of the work of the titular Simon van der Ven. Many of his unique pottery pieces are for sale and make for an amazing centerpiece or conversation starter. 
  • With high-quality furniture built by expert craftsmen, Windsor Chairmakers specializes in household hardwood furniture like the aforementioned chairs, tables, bed frames, desks, and much more! You can even order and commission custom-made pieces for that extra dash of originality in your home.
  • An antique shop like no other, Antiques Painted Lady houses an incredible collection of 18th, 19th, and 20th century period pieces from both sides of the Atlantic and is certainly a must-see destination as one of the most famous shops in the area.

Maine Coast Hiking - One of the Fun Things to Do in Camden

Take a Hike

See the natural beauty of the area with a refreshing hike in nearby Camden Hills State Park. Make your way through lush deciduous forests and breathe in the fresh air with gorgeous views of the bay below. We highly recommend visitors take a day and explore the park as it easily has some of the best picture-worthy spots around and is a great place for a relaxing picnic lunch! Mention that you are interested in hiking when you check-in and we will be glad to recommend the best nearby trails and exploration spots.

Ducktrap Baskets - One of the Fun Things to Do in Camden

Explore Ducktrap Baskets

A unique destination in Lincolnville, Ducktrap Basket Shop is a place you could easily spend hours in, exploring the fascinating history of their creation and browsing their handmade wares. Featuring baskets made in the authentic fashion by members of the Penobscot Nation, they offer a truly one-of-a-kind experience. The owner also has a small, but fascinating museum with original basket-making tools and other memorabilia from his life and work. He even tells enlightening stories about his tribe’s history, a delightfully personal touch that makes for an unforgettable experience looking back in time.

Pouring for Wine Tasting - Fun Things to Do in Camden

Sip & Savor

Sit back with a refreshing glass of some of the best wine in the state with a visit to Cellardoor Winery. They make award-winning wines in small batches and stand out amongst the rest by using grapes from their own personal vineyard! Visit their tasting room and taste why they are so highly regarded here in Maine for handcrafting incredible wines. They also offer tours for those that wish to learn more about their winemaking process and host monthly special events. This winery is certainly a must-see attraction to add to your itinerary while visiting us here at our boutique hotel near Camden, Maine.

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