Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
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"Schoodic Peninsula, the only part of Acadia National Park found on the mainland, boasts granite headlands that bear erosional scars of storm waves and flood tides. Although similar in scenic splendor to portions of Mount Desert Island, the Schoodic Coast is a more secluded area. It is about an hour drive from the Hulls Cove Visitor Center on Mount Desert Island."
(This excerpt taken from Schoodic Peninsula website)
"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."
(This excerpt taken from Frenchman Bay Conservancy website)
"The northeastern region of Maine is home to some of the state’s most charming communities and unique maritime history. Mount Desert Island was home to the Wabanaki, “The People of the Dawnland,” and has been a favorite vacation spot for many Mainers and visitors alike for centuries. While the dramatic granite shoreline is perhaps the focal point of the Bold Coast, there are also delightful beaches. Sand Beach in Acadia National Park has 300 yards of soft sandy beach."
(This excerpt taken from Sand Beach website)
"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."
(This excerpt taken from Jordan Pond House Landscape website)
"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."
(This excerpt taken from Abbe Museum website)
"People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its beauty and diversity, early 20th-century visionaries donated the land that became Acadia National Park. The park is home to many plants and animals, and the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic coast. Today visitors come to Acadia to hike granite peaks, bike historic carriage roads, or relax and enjoy the scenery."
(This excerpt taken from Acadia National Park website)
"Take a two hour, fully narrated cruise of Frenchman Bay and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine and Acadia National Park. Our Nature Cruises leave daily in search of eagles, porpoises, seals, and other interesting marine mammals and birds. We also feature views of timeless mansions, Egg Rock lighthouse and occasionally migrating birds that have ventured into Frenchman Bay."
(This excerpt taken from Acadian Boat Tours website)
"ACS conducts all its courses in Acadia. With its varied climbing terrain and unique seacliffs, Acadia National Park is an ideal location for the first-time climber as well as the experienced veteran."
(This excerpt taken from Atlantic Climbing School website)
"Join us for one of our many adventurous boating tours on the Gulf of Maine. We feature several distinct whale watching, sightseeing, light house and nature trips which sail daily throughout the summer season."
(This excerpt taken from Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company website)
"The Criterion Theatre and Arts Center mission is to make arts and theatre more accessible to all on Mount Desert Island and beyond through diverse programming, workshops, and community events."
(This excerpt taken from The Criterion Theatre website)