Things to do on Mount Desert Island

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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.

Sightseeing

Acadia National Park

207-288-9442

Bass Harbor Light

Mount Desert Land & Garden Preserve

Wild Flower Gardens of Acadia

207-288-3400

Mail Boat Ferry Service - Beal & Bunker

207-276-3960
207-244-3575

Cranberry Cove Ferry

207-244-5882
800-666-2927
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Maine State Ferry Service

Island Explorer – Acadia Free Shuttle

Bar Harbor Whale Watch

Deep Sea Fishing – Acadia Fishing Tours

207-244-5385
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Island Cruises

207-244-5785
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Scenic Nature Cruises – Sea Princess

207-276-5352
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Water Taxi & Custom Cruises - The Delight

207-244-5724
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Acadia National Park Tours

207-288-0300
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Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters

Carriage Rides: Wildwood Stables

877-276-3622
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Museums, Heritage, and Theater

Criterion Theatre & Arts Center

Reel Pizza Cinerama

Acadia Repertory Theatre

Abbe Museum – Maine Indian Heritage

Seal Cove Auto Museum

207-244-9242
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Mount Desert Land & Garden Preserve

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden

207-276-3330 (By appointment only)

Garland Farm: Beatrix Farrand Society

Sports & Rentals

Southwest Cycle

National Park Canoe Rental

207-244-5854
207-244-1151
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Maine State Sea Kayak

207-244-9500
877-481-9500
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Causeway Golf

207-244-7220
207-244-3780
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Kebo Valley Golf Club

Miniature Golf: Pirates Cove

207-288-2133
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