- The list below includes 91 free or cheap things to do in or near Camden, Maine, including 79 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, History Museums and Lake.
- From Mount Battie to Camden Hills State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Camden and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rockland, Deer Isle, Belfast and Castine.
Family owned and operated, Maine Horse Drawn Services offers sleigh rides in the scenic Maine countryside. In January and February, the company offers 45 minute horse-drawn sleigh rides. Carriage rides and rentals are available all year.
Since 1880, people have been hiking along the half-mile Shore Path on Mount Desert Island's eastern shore. Along the way, hikers can see the Porcupine Islands in the distance, view four mansions, and the granite shores.
Located along Essex Woods, Bangor Dog Park features fenced grassy areas for canine recreation and exercise. The park provides a double-gated entrance, benches, access to water and a separate area for smaller dogs.
A ten-screen movie theater, Bangor Mall Cinemas 10 displays first-run feature films using digital surround sound and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, birthday party hosting and a concession area with food and drinks.
Seaspray Kayaking Rentals & Tours has multiple locations around mid-coastal Maine. All offer kayak and related equipment rentals, as well as either self- or professionally-guided kayaking tours. Visitors will see wildlife and scenic coastal views.
Dedicated to the Second Regiment of Volunteers, the Mount Hope Garden Cemetery is also the resting place of local and national celebrities, including Lincoln's prime-minister. The Soldier's Memorial, erected in 1864, is the oldest such memorial in America.
Thomas Point Beach offers a playground, softball facility, volleyball area, and a kite flying area, along with a beach. The facility hosts numerous special events each year including bluegrass festivals, art festivals, car shows, craft shows, and Special Olympics.