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Best things to do in Camden

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Trail
“This beautiful park is less than an hour away! Climb or drive to the top of Mount Battie for awesome views of Penobscot Bay and beyond.”
37 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Simple, home cooked authentic Thai quinine with beautiful, complex flavors. The special street style chicken wings are phenomenal and you have got to order the black bean pudding for dessert! ”
37 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Hike or Drive to the top. Located in Camden Hills State Park $6/person fee”
30 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Happy hour at 40 Paper is the best. You can sit outside on their deck and enjoy $5.00 drinks and appetizers. Their drinks are always interesting and fun.”
16 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Located on Camden Harbor and a favorite place for locals and tourists alike. The food is delicious and has a separate bar menu. An outdoor deck on the water. Everyone is friendly.”
16 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“Hannaford's is a full service supermarket located less than 5 minutes away”
8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“In town close to pick up something quick, coffee, parties, fresh grab n go items for picnics, hikes or sails. ”
13 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Great music and shows. Camden Film Festival and Camden Conference just to name a few.”
10 locals recommend
Bar
“Owned and operated by a Scot who really knows how to create community. Has the best beer on tap and whiskey selection anywhere. Great food at reasonable prices. Fish & Chips are delish , as are burgers and salads, pot pie comfort food and even haggis. Outdoor seating in good weather. Fiddle playing on Friday nights and trivia games midweek. No TV. ”
16 locals recommend
Cafe
“This is a great spot for Breakfast or lunch either before or after a hike or exploring Camden!”
14 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great coffee shop. Lots of places to grab a cup of joe around town, but this is the only "just coffee" type of place. I highly recommend NOT having coffee at the house and grabbing a cup from here or French & Brawn and taking it down to the harbor landing to watch the boats and harbor "wake up!"”
11 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful views - interesting lake to paddle, sail or motor around. Has a beach for swimming”
13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“lively scene, locally sourced seafood and brews, on Camden Harbor – a party every evening”
10 locals recommend
Bar
“A favorite dinner restaurant. Incredible ingredients and dishes. So quaint too. ”
9 locals recommend
Astrologer
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“Vegetarian friendly, reasonably priced, gluten free, vegan options, nice view”
9 locals recommend
Store
“Rent bikes, skis, snow shoes, etc. And purchase all the outdoor gear you could possibly need. :)”
7 locals recommend