Whether your idea of relaxation is watching whales, strolling through a museum, climbing a mountain, or paddling a kayak, you can do it all in Southwest Harbor or nearby Acadia National Park. Our convenient location is less than a thirty-minute drive from dozens of activities and we’re proud to partner with some of the best tour guides and service providers on Mount Desert Island.
Though The Claremont is a sight to be seen in itself, it is surrounded by troves of natural beauty. From strolling through gardens or scaling cliffs around Acadia National Park to setting out to sea and exploring islands, there is truly something for everyone to see and do.
Acadia National Park
Wild Flower Gardens of Acadia
Mail Boat Ferry Service - Beal & Bunker
Museums, Heritage, and Theater
Embrace the history and culture that Mount Desert Island has to offer with local plays, stunning art exhibits, and fascinating museums.
The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden
207-276-3330 (By appointment only)
Sports and Rentals
Whether you want to spend a day on the fairway, the water, or on wheels, Southwest Harbor has got you covered. And don’t worry, the Botanica Spa will be waiting for you when you return home from your adventures.