- TripBuzz found 88 things to do with kids in or near Southwest Harbor, Maine, including 75 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bar Harbor, Mount Desert, Ellsworth and Castine.
- From Vagabond Deep Sea Fishing to Mansell Boat Rental, the Southwest Harbor area offers 61 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Sailing, Specialty Museums and Gardens.
- Located on Maine's Mount Desert Island is the small town of Southwest Harbor. Home to a modest population of just over 1,700, the area is known as a quiet jewel favored by travelers looking to relax and enjoy waterfront recreation. The city offers exceptional fresh seafood, ferry rides to Great Cranberry Island and hosts an annual Flamingo Day Parade.
Promoting theater and the arts in Castine and its surrounding area, Cold Comfort Theater features live dramatic performances throughout the year. Taught by a theater veteran, they also arrange and offer acting classes for youth.
The Telephone Museum is an interactive museum featuring working telephone switchboards, switching systems, and telephones. From hand-crank magneto phones to manual switch boards, visitors are encouraged to get their hands on the equipment and explore the history of the telephone.
A public swimming area, the Lawson Quarry consists of granite formations that were highly sought after in a bygone era. What is left are smooth granite stones that are warmed by the sun and a cool swimming area—it's like a community swimming hole for kids and adults alike.
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P. O. Box 28, Cherryfield, ME 4622 MoreLess Info
Downeast Windjammers Cruises & Ferries is a local tour operator which organizes sailing trips aboard a variety of sailing vessels including a schooner and a historic 19th century steam ferry replica.
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Church Street at US Route 1, Searsport, ME 04974 MoreLess Info
An open air and well-preserved maritime museum, the Penobscot Marine Museum is indubitably a must visit with its well-kept 13 buildings to explore. The museum itself is a treasure trove of relics and artifacts of a bygone era plus monthly exhibits and events to keep you entertained.
One of the main interests of the scenic coastal route, the Moose Point State Park has several amenities, including playgrounds, camping sites and picnic shelters. Hiking and hunting are some of the activities permitted in here too.
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49 Searsport Avenue, Belfast, ME 4915 MoreLess Info
AllPlay Family Entertainment Center is an entertainment center and cafe. AllPlay offers bowling lanes, pool tables, large screen TVs, and an arcade with a redemption system. The cafe serves pizza, sandwiches, and various snack items.