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Franklin, Maine
Frenchman Bay Conservancy

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Located in Sullivan, ME (4 miles from Franklin)

Frenchman Bay Conservancy is a nationally accredited nonprofit land conservation organization. Now in our 32nd year of operation, we have protected over 8,000 acres through conservation easements or FBC-owned preserves in 12 towns and townships in Maine. Our conserved lands protect a broad variety of ecosystems and traditional land uses, including forest, wetlands, coastline, mountains, an organic farm, a working woodlot, blueberry fields, and waterfront along a wild and scenic river. Frenchman Bay Conservancy maintains more than 28 miles of year-round public access hiking trails for nature observation, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hunting. We protect access for the public to enjoy scenic vistas, sandy beaches, rocky coastlines and mudflats for recreation and commercial access including clam and worm harvesting.

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Fishing Hiking Nature
Pirates Cove Bar Harbor

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Located in Bar Harbor, ME (10 miles from Franklin)

A TRUE LANDMARK IN BAR HARBOR! Enter the world of 18th century pirates-- carousing buccaneers, an authentic, full-scale pirate ship, cascading waterfalls and lavish landscaping. Putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and under magical waterfalls!

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Family Attraction
Woodlawn Museum

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Located in Ellsworth, ME (10 miles from Franklin)

Woodlawn sits on the crest of a hill overlooking the city of Ellsworth and surrounded by majestic pine, spruce, and hemlock trees. Visitors may tour the museum and see an original family collection and learn about the Col. John Black family.

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Museum
Scenic Biplane & Glider Rides

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Located in Ellsworth, ME (10 miles from Franklin)

ACADIA IS NO ORDINARY PLACE, SO WHY SETTLE FOR AN ORDINARY AIRPLANE RIDE? SCENIC BIPLANE & GLIDER RIDES offers you a choice of two unique aviation experiences sure to please everyone. Whether you choose the romance and adventure of our two passenger Open Cockpit BIPLANE -or- the shear exhilaration of silent, effortless flight in our two passenger GLIDER, you are sure to transform an ordinary day into an Experience of a Lifetime.

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Adventure
Bar Harbor Cellars

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Located in Bar Harbor, ME (11 miles from Franklin)

Established in 2003, Bar Harbor Cellars has a multi-year commitment to produce local wines. Our wines are produced from a variety of grapes grown in small co-ops throughout Europe and North America.

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Vineyard
Jordan Pond House Landscape

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Located in Bar Harbor, ME (13 miles from Franklin)

The Jordan Pond House landscape is a 42-acre site situated on the southern end of Jordan Pond, an inland lake bound by Penobscot Mountain, Pemetic Mountain, and two rounded mountains called The Bubbles. The landscape is part of Acadia National Park on the eastern coast of Maine. The Jordan Pond House site has been a scenic, recreational, and dining destination since the early nineteenth century. The current Jordan Pond House, which dates to 1982, is a replacement of the original 1847 house. The landscape is significant in areas of conservation, entertainment and recreation, and landscape architecture.

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Hiking Historic Nature
Abbe Museum

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Located in Bar Harbor, ME (13 miles from Franklin)

The mission of the Abbe Museum is to promote the understanding and appreciation of Maine's Native American culture, history, and archaeology. The Museum's collections, exhibitions, and programs focus on Native American traditions in Maine and explore the broader Native American experience, past and present.

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Museum

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