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OUR GUIDE TO area attractions

Farnsworth Museum and Wyeth Center in Rockland, Maine

Baxter State Park/Mt. Katahdin

Maine Lobster Festival – if you’re coming to camp at the end of July or the beginning of August you might want to plan a side trip to the festival.

Windjammer Schooner Tours out of the beautiful town of Camden.

Owl’s Head Transportation Museum

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

Rockland Golf Course 1/2 hour from camp

Samoset Golf 1/2 hour from camp

Birch Point State Park – One of our camper’s favorite box lunch day destinations. Great tidal pools where the pines meet the Atlantic Ocean.

On Wednesdays a fun family activity is to plan a sea kayaking trip with Maine Sport.

Monhegan Island is an artist colony with plenty of walking trails. Drive to the coastal town of Port Clyde and visit the lighthouse highlighted in the film “Forrest Gump”, stop in to the Dipnet for a lobster roll & root beer and take the Laura B to Monhegan Island.

Dating to the 1700’s, one of the United States’ oldest surviving wooden military buildings can be found at Old Fort Western. This is a National Historic Monument located in Augusta, Maine.

Camden Hills State Park has beautiful views of Penobscot Bay and groomed trails for hiking.

North Atlantic Blues Festival – Normally held the second week in July in Rockland. A fun weekend of great music!

The lobster boat The Lively Lady Too departs from Camden for a two hour cruise and ecotour. Learn about the Maine lobster industry while enjoying the wildlife and sealife of Maine.

The Maine Museum in Augusta

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Local Business

Washington General Store- The heart of Washington, Maine

Liberty Graphics – Camp fashion at its finest

Excellent community radio station broadcasted out of Blue Hill

L.L. Bean


Spruce Mountain Blueberries excellent blueberry chutney and other blueberry things.

The Firs of Maine is a beautiful, natural setting of comfortable residences tucked away in the Maine woods for summer or year-round vacation rental on the shore of Washington Pond in Washington, Maine.

Seacolors is a source for high-quality wool. All their yarns are sun dyed in seawater using colors inspired by nature. Their wool is grown on the backs of fine-wooled sheep and goats still grazing on the hills of our farmstead in Maine. The farm is located in Washington Maine.

Oyster River Winegrowers- Premiere Natural Wine makers in Midcoast

Cellar Door Winery another local vineyard to visit on Wednesday.

Sweet Grass Local wines and distilled brandies and gin.

Moody’s Diner featured on CBS’s Sunday morning…you gotta try the pie. Check out the Four Berry Pie, yummy!

Freeport is Maine’s shopping mecca. The home of LLBean and other outlet shops is an hour drive from camp.

Red’s Eats in Wiscasset. Some say they have the best lobster roll in Maine!

Blueberry Fields Bed and Breakfast in Washington, Maine.

Chamber of Commerce & Associations

Information on Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park area

Town of Belfast chamber of commerce site

The Maine Office of Tourism official website.

Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, of which we are members, has great info on regional businesses and attractions.

Union Chamber of Commerce has interesting facts on the towns of Washington, Appleton, Hope and Union.

The Greater Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau

Pictures of and information about towns close to Washington

Pictures or Pemaquid light house (most photographed spot in Maine)
Pemaquid Point Light

Town of Union Historical Society

Other neat things

Old farmer’s almanac–good stuff about New England