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Useful links
Below are links that we hope you find useful. In order to plan your vacation, we feel you must first learn about the area, so we have done some homework for you.
Complete vacation planning for Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Downeast Maine and Atlantic Canada, Bar Harbor, Maine & Acadia National Park
Acadia Vacations - helpful information about Downeast Acadia with a third party evaluation on your vacation plans
Explore Maine Website - is designed to help you make smart transportation choices.
Explore Maine's ocean at the Mount Desert Oceanarium
"Boasting one of the oldest Scenic Byway Programs in the country, Maine offers travelers diverse landscapes such as the Western Mountains and the rugged Downeast coastline. Maine's Byways feature outstanding year-round recreation opportunities, well-preserved rural character, traditional arts and culture, abundant wildlife." Click here to view Maine Scenic Byways
Maine Tourism Association - Official Maine travel information: beaches, hotels, shopping, restaurants, white water rafting, fall foliage, snowmobiling, campgrounds, events, more.
The Acadia Downeast Region Chambers of Commerce
The Southwest Harbor / Tremont Chamber of Commerce - The official Web site of the Maine Office of Tourism, providing Maine tourism, vacation and travel information to the general public.
Acadia National Park - Mt. Desert Island, Maine. Official National Park Service site
Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company is located in Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine bordering an entrance to Acadia National Park and downtown Bar Harbor on the waterfront with its 112 foot jet driven catamaran, one other whale watch vessel, and two sight seeing vessels has the best whale sighting record in DownEast Maine. 70% money back guarantee if no whales are sighted.
Blame It On Rio and the Caipirinha Bar - At the Dockside Inn - great seafood, steak, salads, soups with a Brazilian flair and Maine favorites such as lobster and lobster rolls. Great views of the harbor and the mountains. Dine inside or out every day except Tues - Lunch Thurs- Sun
Café Drydock & Inn - Café Drydock and Inn is located opposite the Village Green in the center of Southwest Harbor with harbor views. Walk to dining, shopping, bike rentals and the Harbor. Near Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor.
Causeway Club This semi-private club with a 9 hole course is open to the public from 7:30am to 6:30pm. The course features a club house, pull carts and water's edge picturesque views of Somes Sound. Fernald Point Road, Southwest Harbor, 244-7220
Deck House Restaurant and Cabaret Theater - 11 Apple Lane, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 Phone: 207-244-5044 or 207-244-5045
Flying Mountain Artisans is an artist owned and operated Shop & Gallery located on Mount Desert Island, in Maine. Our shop offers a unique collection, the creative works of fifty coastal Maine artisans; unique art, fine crafts, gift ideas and keepsakes from your visit to Maine. 28 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Maine 04679
Island Explorer - features eight bus routes linking hotels, inns, and campgrounds with destinations in Acadia National Park and neighboring village centers. Clean propane-powered vehicles offer Mount Desert Island visitors and residents free transportation to hiking trails, carriage roads, island beaches, and in-town shops.
Maine State Sea Kayak - We are a small professional sea kayaking tour company dedicated to providing our clients with paddles of the highest quality. Maine State Sea Kayak conducts Ecological Tours on the remote "Western Side" of Mount Desert Island.
Mansell Boat Rentals - We provide sailboat rentals, sailing lessons, motorboat rentals, captain services, and sightseeing tours for the Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island area of Maine. Southwest Harbor, Maine
Masako Queen Fishing Company, Southwest Harbor - Leaving Beal's Wharf in Southwest Harbor on five-hour fishing trips, The Vagabond takes you eight to twelve miles offshore for mackerel, blue fish (in season), harbor pollack, dog sharks, codfish, cusk and cunner. Call for information 244-5385
Explore Maine's ocean at the Mount Desert Oceanarium - 207 244-7330
Red Sky Restaurant - our goal is to provide an elegant dining experience without the usual stuffiness. 14 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine 04679 207-244-0476
The Captains Galley offers a take-out menu with an emphasis on fresh, locally caught seafood delicacies. All of our seating is at picnic tables outdoors on the dock with about half the seating protected from the weather...Southwest Harbor's oldest lobster pound
The Seal Cove Auto Museum is one of the best antique brass car collections in the world.
Southwest Cycle - Bicycle Rentals, Sales and Service - 70 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Maine, Phone: 207-244-5856
The Wendell Gilley Museum of Bird Carving - Founded in 1981, the Wendell Gilley Museum of Bird Carving is the major showcase for the work of world-renowned bird carver Wendell Gilley, a Southwest Harbor native who was one of the two or three recognized pioneers of this indigenous American art form.
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