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Nice place to stroll and shop

This is a nice place to stroll and shop. A good variety of specialty shops as well as two books... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pen1
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Dexter, Michigan
Beautiful view from the Camden Library!

This beautiful 90 year old library added an underground entrance - or on the lower level. This... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jane M
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Laguna Hills, California, United States
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Added to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1989, Camden's official historic district comprises fifty-eight buildings on High Street between Main Street and Sherman Point Road.
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“new england” (9 reviews)
“cute shops” (3 reviews)
“love camden” (4 reviews)
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Camden, ME
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to stroll and shop. A good variety of specialty shops as well as two books stores. A nice view of the harbor and much to stroll around

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful 90 year old library added an underground entrance - or on the lower level. This allowed for the beautiful "skylight" you see in the picture, that actually lights up the bottom level of the library. There are historical panels to read and wonderful...More

Thank Jane M
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

One of the most quaint and pristine downtowns we drove through on our roadtrip through the Northeast. Most shops were closed as we walked at about 6pm, but still worth viewing the architecture and history of this beautiful town!

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

A great area to walk around to see the beautiful old historic area of Camden. You will love the sights.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Beautiful area. Stopped into the public library just to look around and it was very nice and featured a lot of historic information about the town.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We come to Camden every year and never tire of it. It is beautiful and friendly and lots of things to do right in walking distance. Views are grand and the harbor is amazing.

Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Yes everyone says Camden is charming and once here you can see why and agree with them. Some good quality shops, don't miss the sweet shop it is amazingly magnificent. Even a SeaBags shop. Great walking about for one day.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

I want to live here. This is a great and beautiful area to walk around in with a lot of different stores and things to see. A must if you are in the area.

Thank turbotrevor
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Everyday I get to go downtown. It's a playful scene with a real structure that delights me and keeps me here. The harbor is beautiful and I thank my lucky stars that I get to live in such a place. The buildings are colorful and...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Eating, shopping, gawking in Camden. Great place to walk about and view the harbor, buildings and of course the waterfall on the edge of town. Well worth the stop while exploring Maine.

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