Things to Do

  • OCTOBER 16 – MAY 31

Mt. Battie- a MUST SEE!

You can either hike or drive to the top and enjoy 180 degree panoramic views of Penobscot Bay, the islands, and the village! There is a lovely stone tower at the top for greater viewing! To drive: follow route one North a few miles past the village. The Camden Hills State Park sign is on the right, you want to turn left! There is a toll for driving to the top. To hike, check in with the innkeeper for specific directions!

Set Sail!

Camden is best known for its fabulous sailing!! Take a windjammer tour of our harbor and bay on a two-hour tour! Our favorite is Ramiro and Nicole with the Schooner Surprise! Ask us for more info and to make a reservation for you! We have a special offer for Blackberry Inn guests. Stay two nights and get 10% off a cruise with the Surprise!

Rainy day??? No problem!

The Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland is just 10 minutes away! The museum features Andrew, NC, and Jamie Wyeth as well as other local and special guest artists in three buildings! And while you are there, there are additional galleries on the main street with artists such as Lyn Snow, Anne Kilham, and more!

Shop ‘til you Drop!

That’s right, we’ve got it all here in Midcoast Maine! Explore our locally owned shops and galleries- you won’t find any big box stores here! Thank global…shop local!

Lighthouse Driving Tour!

Pickup our local lighthouse driving tours with directions! Don’t forget to check out the Maine lighthouse museum just 10 minutes away in Rockland and features the largest collection of Fresnel lighthouse lenses and the most important landmark collection of lighthouse artifacts and Coast Guard memorabilia in the United States.

Tour de Wine! 

There are now 4 different vineyards and wineries in our area! You can pack a picnic and venture out tasting wine and other spirits grown right here in the midcoast!


Snow bowl, Toboggan Chute, Snow Tubing!

The Camden Snow Bowl really boasts alpine skiing and snowboarding, a snow tubing slope that provides fun for all family members, ice skating on Hosmer pond, and a thrilling 400′ toboggan chute. The National Toboggan Championships are held here the first weekend of February. There is also a cross country ski and snowshoeing trail available. One chairlift, two T-Bars and a surface lift in the beginner area service the ten trails and a terrain park. The Camden Snow Bowl has a ski and snowboard school, full rental shop, and a fully qualified ski patrol.

Absolutely nothing!

When was the last time you curled up by the fire with a good book, took a nap, or just relaxed with a nice hot cup of tea.

Maine is a great place for antiquing.

Not only does it have fine shops, but provides many opportunities to see antiques in their traditional settings in Historic houses and villages. Ask the innkeeper to map our some of our favorite stops!

Indoor Farmer’s Market

there is so much to taste…From Friday is Pie day at Farmer’s Fare in Rockport, to the Market Basket fresh baked breads, wine, cheeses & gourmet goodies, to our own State of Maine Cheese that hosts in indoor farmer’s market year round featuring cheese of course, Maine maple syrup, chocolates, jams, jellies, pottery and more!

X/C Skiing/Snow shoeing options abound!

Tanglewood 4-H camp provides a full days’ adventure under the pines for both shoeing and Nordic skiing. The Camden Snow Bowl offers trails for both activities on Ragged Mountain as well!

Shop ‘til you Drop!

That’s right, we’ve got it all here in Midcoast Maine! Explore our locally owned shops and galleries- you won’t find any big box stores here! Thank global…shop local!