- 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.
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117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 4854 MoreLess Info
A specialty Museum, the Owls Head Transportation Museum has a wide collection of antique planes and cars. They also host fascinating and exciting events like aerobatic shows, motorcycle exhibits and special edition cars.
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130 Thomaston Street, Rockland, ME 04841 MoreLess Info
With its authentic 30 foot-long lobster boat, Captain Jack Lobster Boat Adventure offers its clients glimpses of the local marine wildlife, including whales. The main purpose is, however, seeing lobsters and other seafood get caught in the captain's traps. Fishing trips are also available.
J. Norman Martin was paid $137 to create the fiberglass-over-metal frame Paul Bunyan statue that sits opposite the Bangor Civic Center. The 37-foot tall statue weighs 3,700 pounds, and Martin built the statue to withstand 110 mile an hour winds.
Home of the UMaine basketball team, Cross Insurance Center hosts a variety of community events, ranging from concerts from nationally recognized musicians to educational lectures. The center can seat up to 8,000 people and often hosts local conventions.
Preserved for eternity at the Cole Land Transportation Museum is United States military memorabilia and land transportation equipment. Some of the antiques available for viewing include potato diggers, tractors, fire engines, motorcycles, bicycles, and snowplows.
The Penobscot Theater is a professional regional theater. When not busy educating children in area schools, the theater troupe gives several performance each year in the Art Deco/ Egyptian Revival style Bangor's Opera House that was originally constructed in 1920.