How to Get Here
Located on Maine's scenic Midcoast, about equidistant from Portland and Bangor and about 100 miles from the Moosehead and Acadia regions, the Camden-Rockland area is easy to find.
Via public transportation: Major airlines serve Portland (PWM) and Bangor (BGR) airports. Daily commercial air service is also available to Knox County Airport (RKD), at Owls Head adjacent to Rockland via Cape Air.
With a flight time of just about an hour, Cape Air is located in Logan’s Terminal C, just steps away from Jet Blue Airways now offering non stop service from Logan to 27 JetBlue cites. In addition, Cape Air has ticket and baggage agreements with most major airlines so you can check your bags on one end of your trip and depending on your connecting airline, you can find your bags waiting for you in your final destination. Book your Cape Air flight at www.capeair.com or for no extra charge you may talk to a live person at 866-CAPE-AIR (866-227-3247).
There is limousine service from the Portland and Bangor airports, regular bus service from Boston's Logan Airport and Portland, and taxi service from the Knox County Airport. For more information, contact us at 207-236-4404.
Driving from Boston, MA (200 miles, 3 1/2 to 4 hours): Take I-95 North to Exit 44 (I-295, South Portland, Maine).
Driving from Portland/South Portland, ME (85 miles, 1 3/4 hours): Take I-295 North to Brunswick, exit 28. Take U.S. Route 1 North (coastal route) to Route 90, just north of Waldoboro. Route 90 connects with Route 1 again in Rockport, just south of Camden. For Thomaston-Rockland traffic stay on U.S. Route 1 North.
Driving from Bangor, ME (54 miles, 1 1/2 hours): Take I-295 south to Route 1A South to Route 1 South.
Driving from Fryeburg, ME (137 miles, 3 to 3 1.4 hours): Follow U.S. Route 302 East to U.S. Route 202 at the Windham rotary. Take Route 202 North to I-95 in Gray. Take I-95 North (Maine Turnpike, toll applies) to Exit 109-B, Route 17 East, in August. Follow Route 17 East to Route 90 in West Rockport. Turn left and follow Route 90 until it meets with U.S. Route 1 in Rockport, just south of Camden. For Thomaston-Rockland traffic stay on U.S. Route 1 North.
Traffic alerts: Occasionally, traffic on our roads is delayed due to construction efforts. For the latest road conditions, visit the Maine Department of Transportation ((LINK)).
By Boat: You will find us in the heart of spectacular Penobscot Bay at 44i 12.40'N 069i 03.40'W (NOAA chart #13305).
By Train: There's a great way to travel to Maine's coastal attractions—the Maine Eastern Railroad's Midcoast excursion service between Brunswick and Rockland. You can travel along the scenic coastline avoiding the delays of Route 1 traffic, while enjoying the amenities of comfortable coaches and taking in the beauty of Maine's Midcoast from the picture windows.
Train stations and platforms are located in Brunswick, Bath, Wiscasset and Rockland. If Rockland is your destination, you can enjoy many events. There is convenient access to these activities as well as harbor cruises, shopping, lobstering trips, museums and many scenic highlights. Fine lodging and a world class resort, the Samoset Resort, are also available throughout the region.
The train journey provides an unparalled view of Maine's charming coastal scenery. Passengers ride in comfort aboard deluxe, climate controlled passenger coaches. The excursion train is comprised of beautifully appointed railcars and the most modern diesel locomotives in excursion service today. The leisurely pace of the trip allows for a relaxing ride through Maine's most popular region. If you are traveling between Brunswick and Rockland, the journey takes approximately two hours.
For more information, tickets and train service schedules, call 866-MERAILS (866-637-2457), Or visit www.maineeasternrailroad.com.