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Bass Harbor, ME
(range: 16 miles)
Island Cruises offers a leisurely, interactive introduction to the outer islands, wildlife, and history of the Bar Harbor and Acadia area. Spectacular wildlife abounds—from sunbathing seals to majestic osprey and eagles, all observable in their natural habitats. It’s no wonder that the Audubon Society, Nature Conservancy, and Maine Coast Heritage Trust have all made such strong commitments to Blue Hill Bay. (This excerpt taken from the Island Cruises website)
The cliffside Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse in Acadia National Park, located in the village of Bass Harbor within Tremont, Maine in the United States, marks the entrance to Bass Harbor on the southwestern side of Mount Desert Island. The lighthouse was built of brick in 1858 on a stone foundation, stands 56 feet above mean high water and is accessible by car off Route 102A.  (This excerpt taken from the Bass Harbor Head Light website)
Located a few minutes north of Camden on U.S. Route 1, the park offers year-round trail activities and camping. Winter camping, in a rustic shelter, is also offered and available by reservation by calling the park. Renowned for the panoramic view of Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay from the top of Mt. Battie, which inspired Edna St. Vincent Millay's poem "Renascence," the park still inspires wonder in visitors today. (This excerpt taken from the Camden Hills State Park website)
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Owls Head, ME
(range: 19 miles)
Owls Head Lighthouse sits majestically atop an 80-foot bluff overlooking Penobscot Bay, near the entrance to Rockland Harbor along Midcoast Maine. Once atop the lighthouse visitors have the chance to admire the gorgeous fourth order Fresnel lens that dates back to 1856 while enjoying panoramic views of the bay, islands and marine traffic, including Maine’s elegant windjammer fleet. (This excerpt taken from the Owls Head Light website)
Sail with Captain John Foss and the crew of the Schooner American Eagle for a truly excellent vacation and a great experience. Step back in time and enjoy a leisurely sail along the coast of Maine. Sail where the wind blows and leave the world behind. (This excerpt taken from the Schooner American Eagle website)
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Rockland, ME
(range: 21 miles)
We hope you'll join us aboard the Heritage this season. Every trip is special. Capts. Sean and Ben are your hosts aboard every trip. In addition to sailing the vessel, they enjoy entertaining their guests by playing live music in the evenings. The food is delicious with restaurant quality dishes made with fresh local ingredients, and breads, cookies, and desserts all freshly baked aboard. (This excerpt taken from the Schooner Heritage website)
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Rockland, ME
(range: 21 miles)
We want to share with you the rugged beauty of Maine's rocky coast and offer unique 3 - 6 day All-Inclusive, Maine sailing adventures, rich with delicious food and good company. With Maine's remote islands, small villages and renowned sailing waters, your experience aboard the national historic landmark Schooner VICTORY CHIMES will be exceptional. (This excerpt taken from the Victory Chimes website)
The original light was a “fixed white lens lantern, 18 feet above the breakwater. This lantern hung on an iron crane on top of stone beacon, 24 feet above sea level.” On August 15, 1892 the beacon was changed to two red lanterns, spaced six feet apart, one above the other placed on a mast atop the stone pillar. In 1895, the beacon was further improved by providing a six-by-six foot building at the base of the mast. (This excerpt taken from the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse website)
The Asticou Azalea Garden is an inspiring garden at the Preserve, combining the best natural features of Mount Desert Island with design elements inspired by classic Japanese gardens. (This excerpt taken from the Asticou Azalea Garden website)
Home to a world-class operating collection, the Owls Head Transportation Museum (OHTM) features more than 150 antique automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, bicycles, engines and more. Located in picturesque Midcoast Maine, the Museum offers something for everyone with award-winning exhibits halls, community education programs and a full event season, featuring Wings & Wheels Spectacular and the New England Auto Auction™. (This excerpt taken from the Owls Head Transportation Museum website)
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