Camden + Penobscot Bay

Camden + Penobscot Bay Travel Guide

Articles about Camden + Penobscot Bay

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Peter Jon Lindberg
We'd bought 14 of the heirlooms, with thoughts of a seaside picnic. We meant to stop at eight—two each—but couldn't help ourselves. They were the most glorious tomatoes, showing every hue from bottle-green to burgundy, and heavy with juice, like ...
Looking Back on Bodrum Peter Jon Lindberg’s “Touring Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula” was most interesting to me, but the glamorous beach resort he describes is not the Bodrum I remember: I arrived there on a sailboat while traveling with a friend from...

Hotels in Camden + Penobscot Bay

Set in the artists' colony of Vinalhaven, the Tidewater Motel was a mill and blacksmith's shop in the 1800's. Today, the 19 light-filled rooms evoke a quaint Maine cottage with quilted bedspreads and the occasional rocking chair.

Restaurants in Camden + Penobscot Bay

First, there’s the drive in, a lovely trip along the peninsula south of busy Rockland (where the Maine Lobster Festival is held every August). Down here it’s a scene from a Wyeth canvas: forests of black spruce abutting saltwater farms; the scent of pine mingled with seaweed.

Things to do in Camden + Penobscot Bay

Bob Sewall and Mia Mantello's organic apple orchard was planted in 1980, and is open to the public from late September through mid-November.