Farnsworth Art Museum and the Wyeth Center (207-596-6457). This wonderful museum features works by some of the great names in 18th- and 19th-century art history like Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully, Thomas Eakins, Eastman Johnson and Fitz Hugh Lane. The Wyeth Center showcases three generations of this first family of American art with a comprehensive collection of Maine-related artwork by N.C. Wyeth, his son Andrew Wyeth and Andrew’s son, James Wyeth. The Farnsworth is located 10 minutes from the Hartstone Inn, in downtown Rockland.
Penobscot Marine Museum (207-548-2529). The museum complex is comprised of many buildings belonging to the original “townscape,” including a former sea captain’s home, regional watercraft collections, art exhibits, films and much more. The museum is located in Searsport, about 40 minutes north of Camden.
Owls Head Transportation Museum (207-594-4418). The museum is known internationally for its collection of pioneer aircraft, historic automobiles, bicycles, motorcycles, carriages and engines. It is located 15 minutes south of Camden in Owls Head.
Merryspring Horticultural Nature Park (207-236-4885). This 66-acre park, located 5 minutes from the Inn, features cultivated gardens and preserves of Maine’s native flowers, shrubs and trees. The park’s varied landscapes, fields, gardens and arboretum are all connected by a network of trails.