Holidaymakers looking for an exciting vacation in the northeast corner of the United States should try Camden. Located in the state of Maine, Camden offers many interesting things for holidaymakers to do and see. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, cottages, B&Bs and chalets.
Camden is a lovely seaside village that offers something for everyone all year round. There are four pleasant beaches for holidaymakers to relax on and enjoy the sunshine within three miles of Camden. Various watersports can be enjoyed here such as wind surfing, water sailing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and swimming. The wonderful scenic views can be explored by hiking or by renting a bike. Camden has a nine-hole golf course just five minutes from downtown and there is also an 18-hole course at nearby Samoset Resort and Golf Club. In the winter the Snow Bowl is a great place for holidaymakers to try some skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing. Other popular activities here include scenic driving, bird watching and antique hunting. Holidaymakers will find a fantastic selection of bars, cafes and restaurants at Camden serving delicious local dishes. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from stores in the village.
Anyone spending their vacation in Camden will find many fun and interesting places to visit. For example there is the Curtis Island Lighthouse, which can be accessed from Camden Harbour by boat, canoe or kayak. There are some fabulous buildings situated here too such as the Opera House as well as a couple of interesting museums; Conway House Museum and Mary Meeker Cramer Museum. Ferries take tourists to the islands off the Maine coast including Islesboro. This can be reached in just 20 minutes from Lincolnsville Beach, which is 10 minute’s drive from Camden.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 69 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 21 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual average precipitation in this area is 45 inches. This is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year with the peaks in November and December at approximately 4.7 inches per month. July is the driest month with an average of 3.1 inches of rainfall.
Knox County Regional Airport (RKD) in Rockland is approximately 25 minute’s drive from Camden. Flights arrive here with Cape Air from Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS). There are car rental and taxi firms in the town. Visitors from other parts of the U.S and overseas can fly to Boston and get a connecting flight to Knox County. Flights arrive at Boston from Amsterdam (AMS), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) as well as Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and many other U.S cities.