Camden Maine, Rise with the Sun Vacation Ideas

Camden Maine, Rise with the Sun Vacation Ideas

Top five things to do before 10 AM in Camden Maine I feel obligated to tell guests that the residents of MidCoast Maine and Camden Maine rise with the sun and set with the sun. This is an important thing to know if you will be vacationing here. The locals have figured...
Top 10 Instagram Worthy Places in Camden, Maine

Top 10 Instagram Worthy Places in Camden, Maine

Get your phone or camera ready for these Instagram-Worthy places in Camden Maine There are many Instagram-worthy places in Camden Maine. There are some obvious spots like Mt. Battie and the Camden Snow Bowl, but have you considered Curtis Island Lighthouse, Schooner...
Things to do in MidCoast Maine in Spring

Things to do in MidCoast Maine in Spring

The agenda for a spring day in April Breakfast Windward House Willow Bake Shop Breakwater Lighthouse Birch Point Beach Owls Head General Store Things to do in MidCoast Maine in Spring. April is a little early for the Maine tourist season to start, but over the weekend...
Top Five Things to Bring to Camden Maine

Top Five Things to Bring to Camden Maine

Travel Tips for Camden Maine Camden Maine is a unique location and to optimize your time here, you should remember to bring some items with you. I created a Travel Tips fro Camden Maine list by thoughtfully thinking about the assets of Camden Maine and the truly...
The Innkeeper that Feels Like Santa Clause

The Innkeeper that Feels Like Santa Clause

 The days are much shorter here in the winter in Maine. The mornings are dark and often very cold. I feel like Santa Clause each morning when I wake at 6:00am to set the breakfast tables, put on the coffee, start the tea water, turn up the heat, start the fireplace...
A Reason to Come to Camden in the Winter…

A Reason to Come to Camden in the Winter…

We have guests that come to Camden Maine each year for Christmas By the Sea for different reasons. I know there is a hotel in the downtown that is completely reserved by 2 grandparents to host all their children and grandchildren for a family reunion. They all enjoy...

Over 600 return to Windward House

We are delighted to welcome back so many return guests to Camden Windward House. This summer has been unique in that the weddings we hosted were in the early June and July. Prime summer time (August) has been open to all our guests. Last year we had several weddings...
51 degrees and delightful in Camden Maine this morning

51 degrees and delightful in Camden Maine this morning

This morning I leaped out of bed because I promised a woman staying with us that I would make her coffee at 6:00am. I awoke at 6:05am and had coffee on literally by 6:08am. The woman was nowhere to be found, and I thought I had missed her by the 8 minutes that I was...
Beautiful Maine Start of Season 2012

Beautiful Maine Start of Season 2012

I usually start each season with a post. Last year I was concerned about Trip Advisor, this year I’m not. This year I am concerned that I will not be able to go out on my kayak enough. I met a friend here and she recently reminded me that I came to Camden Maine,...

Soft Adventure and Extreme Skiing in Camden Maine

Camden Maine is truly a unique place on the East Coast. It is amazing how the town keeps its secret. There are amazing hiking trails, several warm lake swimming spots, lake islands you can row out to, an ocean island that is not further than a mile away –  if...

More to see – out in the SEA

Last year about this time, I wrote about wanting to get out to Curtis Island. At the time of writing, I had been here for 5 years and had never been to the closest island to Camden. It looks so close, but I could not get to it. Well, if you remember the post, I...