Maine Maple Sunday

Once again, the sweetest time of year is upon Maine!  Maine Maple Sunday is back on March 27th and 28th, 2021.   Each of the almost 100 participating sugarhouses offer different events and activities including tours of the sap lines and demonstrations of sap boiling; tastes of culinary delights of all things maple, from pancakes to …
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Our Winter Deals are Newsworthy

Fodor’s Travel and Budget Travel published their picks for unique winter deals and we are proud to say that we topped both lists!  From our cozy, two-night Winter Play Your Way deal to our Icelandic Horse Trail-Riding Adventure, the press considers the Hartstone Inn to be THE winter destination at which to stay, dine, and …
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Bird Watching in the Maine Winter

A wonderful way to experience the beauty of a Maine winter is to grab binoculars and go bird watching!  Midcoast Maine, with their coastlines, marshes, blueberry patches, and meadows offer great birdwatching options. The harbors of Rockland, Rockport, and South Thomaston offer views of the Pintail, American Wigeon, and Long-tailed ducks.  Other varieties of ducks …
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Skiing at Camden Snow Bowl

Hit the Maine Slopes at Camden Snow Bowl

As the winter kicks into high gear, it’s time to hit the Maine slopes. Camden Snow Bowl is now open for the 2020 season! Whether it’s skiing with a view of the ocean or whizzing down the toboggan track, winter fun hits its peak at the Camden Snow Bowl. Just an 4-mile drive from the …
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Venture to Our Maine Horse Stables and Meet the Icelandic

  With frosty weather and a rugged coastline, Maine is truly one of the best spots in North America for one very special breed of horse — the Icelandic. Sure-footed with an ability to cross rough terrain, these small and sturdy horses are a joy to ride. And just your luck, during your next stay …
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Witness the U.S. National Toboggan Championships in Camden, Maine

More than 400 teams will compete in Camden, Maine in the 28th annual U.S. National Toboggan Championships at the Camden Snow Bowl Feb. 8-10, 2019. This fun-loving, yet very competitive event promises thrilling races down a 400-foot chute, comical costumes and loads of entertainment for participants and spectators alike. 2019 U.S. National Toboggan Championships Schedule FRIDAY, …
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Winter Fun in Camden – Hartstone Inn Ski Packages

It is officially wintertime here at the Hartstone Inn.  The air is chilly and there’s snow on the ground.  That doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of outdoor fun to be had!  The Camden Snow Bowl is just a short distance away from us and it offers skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, skating, tubing and a toboggan chute. …
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The Camden Opera House schedule this winter

There is no shortage of things to do in Camden, whether you’re interested in catching a classic film, enjoying live music or immersing yourself in an opera. The Camden Opera House is a wonderful venue just down the street from Hartstone Inn that hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Peruse the Camden Opera …
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Maine Restaurant Week – March 1-14, 2015

Restaurant Week  is a celebration of the culinary talents of area restaurants. During restaurant week, restaurants offer specially priced three-course meals. Chefs work hard year round to take care of their customers. During restaurant weeks, they go above and beyond. The first restaurant week concept originated in New York City in the early nineties and …
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Camden Winterfest 2015

January 31–February 8, 2015 Located in both downtown Camden and at the Camden Snow Bowl, Winterfest is a community celebration of winter. With live music, downtown rail jams, snow sculptures, ice carving and ice skating—there’s fun for all ages!  All events are free and open to the public.               …
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“Toboggan Building 101” Package

Try your hand at bending, sanding, finishing and fastening a 2-4 person toboggan. Suitable for both racing or casual recreation!  All tools and materials provided Available: Saturday & Sundays, November 22 & 23, 2014 or December 20 & 21, 2014Package details: Our two night getaway package includes a fun filled weekend of toboggan building (Saturday …
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Camden Winterfest Week

Winterfest is Camden’s annual celebration of winter and community. A week full of fun activities in Camden’s Harbor Park includes ice sculptures, sledding, and rail jam expositions. The Camden Public Library is also the site for live music, arts and crafts, and food sampling from local restaurants. Plus legendary snow sculptors will be creating huge …
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