Maine's beauty lies in its rawness. Tart wild blueberries. Hills rising from Camden's rocky shores. Centuries-old roads that hug the shoreline, connecting village to village. Morning mist on Penobscot Bay. Even a delicacy like Maine lobster still involves shells and claws. It's raw. It's true. It's Maine.
1-2 Savor the scent of sea air and the flavors of the day's fresh catch Pedal amid the majestic fir and towering spruce of Somes Sound on beautiful Mount Desert Island The arched bridges and tranquility of Acadia's carriage road system, a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., make for lovely riding Pounding surf collides with rugged coastline while lush boreal and hardwood forests blanket glacier-scoured hills in Acadia National Park In the mood for a challenge? Bike to Cadillac Mountain's 1,532-foot summit, the North Atlantic Seaboard's highest point and reputedly the first US location to see the rising sun.
3 Ride through down east Maine, pedaling along Penobscot Bay and past classic 19th-century New England cottages The sublime harborside setting and wealth of historic architecture of Camden are certain to charm you.
4 Bike quiet roads into the heart of Rockland, home of the Farnsworth Art Museum, nationally recognized for its rich collection of Wyeth family paintings Pedal on the picturesque Owls Head Lighthouse or return to Camden to explore the local shops and bookstores A fabulous farewell dinner awaits at our inn's elegant award-winning French restaurant.
5 This morning, enjoy one last scenic spin through the countryside around Camden and Lake Megunticook, stroll through Camden Harbor or linger over coffee on the wraparound porch.