- The list below includes 123 free or cheap things to do in or near Deer Isle, Maine, including 57 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Arts & Crafts Classes, Art Museum and History Museums.
- From Barred Island Preserve to Deer Isle Village, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Deer Isle and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rockland, Camden, Bar Harbor and Belfast.
The Deer Isle Artist Association is an organization comprised of artists of all skill levels, ranging from professional to beginner. The group strives to promote the arts in the local community by providing scholarships to artistic high school graduates.
Visitors can view photography of Maine landscape by Terrell S. Lester at Lester Terrell's Gallery. Lester devoted himself to photography full time in 1985 and his work can be found in museum, galleries, and private collections across the United States.
Hosting a variety of activities at its facility, Island Community Center is a place where the locals congregate for arts and crafts, sports, and fundraisers. The center hosts a farmer's market where visitors can purchase organic foods from local farmers.
Located on a scenic waterfront location, Stonington Village is a peaceful and intimate fishing village community. Visitors to the village commonly enjoy stopping in the art galleries, eating at the local restaurants, or relaxing on the harbor.
Deer Isle Granite Museum was founded in 1996 to capture and preserve the history of Deer Isle's quarrying industry. The museum features a working model of a granite quarry with moving cars, trains, and boats.