Camden, whose motto is "where the mountains meet the sea," is an idyllic place to visit as a family. With plenty of outdoor space to explore from beaches and piers to nearby state parks, you'll find lots of things to do with kids in Camden. Take a short hike to the top of Mt. Battie for great views of Camden Harbor or stroll along the piers to check out Camden's famous fleet of windjammers. Our boutique hotel Whitehall has suites for families, making it a great place to stay when visiting midcoast Maine. Here's three things to do with kids in Camden:
Just a few minutes from downtown Camden, this 66-acre preserve has lots of things to do with kids. Woodland trails provide a great setting for play and games, while the children's and pollinator gardens are perfect for bird and butterfly watching. The nature center is free and open daily from sunrise to sunset.
This Main Street toy shop has it all—toys for all ages, books, and plenty of Maine souvenirs. Whether you need a game for a rainy day or a new book for bedtime stories, Planet Toys has you covered. This excellent toy shop is one of the best things to do with kids in Camden.
No family vacation is complete without a little friendly competition. Head to this mini golf course on the Camden/Rockport line for a night of entertainment. With 18 holes of naturally landscaped mini golf and clubs for kids of all ages, this golf course is a great family activity. After the game, enjoy some ice cream from the concession stand.