The Garden Institute, (207)322-6588 122 Mechanic St., Camden, ME 04843. A non-profit preserve, offering educational and horticultural opportunities for the mid-coast area. Visitors will find a large herb garden, perennial gardens, a children’s garden, test garden of annuals, abundant wildflowers, trees and shrubbery, and pond. Please call for schedule of workshops and programs.
Merryspring Horticultural Nature Park and Learning Center, 30 Conway Rd Camden (207) 236-2239. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Welcome to Merryspring, a non-profit, privately-owned 66-acre park and education center in Camden and Rockport, Maine, with nature trails and gardens open to the public every day during daylight hours, free of charge. This member-supported organization offers talks, classes and workshops throughout the year. See web site for schedule of lectures, classes, guided tours, events and plant sales.
Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, ME 04032, Local: 207.865.4469. The former estate of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M.C. Smith now serves as a demonstration center for organic gardening. Visitors may view the Stone House during regular business hours, when not in use as a conference center. Flower beds and the Stone House gardens are maintained by the Wolfe’s Neck Botanical Society and can be viewed at any time. The farm offers a wide variety of programs for many age groups, including school field trips, week-long Farm School programs, Summer Day Camp, Pumpkin Hayrides, and workshops for adults.
Moose Crossing Garden Center, 3033 Atlantic Highway, Waldoboro, (207) 832-4282. Open Seven Days a week 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., mid-April-October. Please note: Our plants are available for purchase at our store. We do not ship plants. Moose Crossing has been growing plants in mid-coast Maine since 1973. Founded on the principles of providing high quality, locally grown products, at affordable prices. The Lupien Family has slowly grown from one small greenhouse to 19 greenhouses covering 80,000 square feet of growing and retail space.
Hardy Boat Cruises - New Harbor. Monhegan Island Ferry, Puffin Watch, Seal Watch, Lighthouse Cruise, Fall Coastal Cruise. The super structure was designed with covered seating on the lower deck and 360 degree unobstructed views from the upper deck. The upper observation deck is quiet and peaceful, creating a perfect platform from which to spot wild life.
Schooner Lewis R. French - Camden. Windjammer cruises combine the beautiful coast of Maine with tremendous sailing aboard an historic tallship.
Schooner Mary Day - Camden. Mary Day, the first schooner built specifically for passengers, accommodates 28 passengers in eleven double, two triple, and two single cabins. All have full headroom and opening skylights and windows to provide plenty of fresh air and sunshine. See web site for tour schedules.
The Gosnold Arms 146 State Route 32 New Harbor, Maine 04554 207-677-3727