- 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.
Housed in a former Masonic hall in the heart of Acadia National Park, Acadia Repertory Theatre is home to a summer stock theater company. Performing in a small, intimate space, they present a seasonal variety of dramatic productions.
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62 Beech Hill Crossroad, Mount Desert, ME MoreLess Info
A museum dedicated to preserving the granite industry, the Maine Granite Industry Museum houses a collection of mining artifacts and exhibits. The museum showcases granite samples from the mines, photos, books, and the tools and equipment used in mining granite.
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Pretty Marsh Road, Rt. 102, Mount Desert, ME 04660 MoreLess Info
Tour Acadia National Park with National Park Canoe and Kayak Rental. Located on Great Long Pond, the company leases both canoes and kayaks along with accessories such as paddles and life jackets.
Led by a local park expert, the Oli's Trolley Acadia Park Tour allows visitors to tour the national park by trolley. During the tours, narrators describe landmarks and local history while visitors enjoy the scenic views that surround the park.
Featuring a mix of humor and fast-moving illusions, the Moscow Magic & Comedy Show runs throughout the summer season. Starring comic magician Victor Zenko, the show is housed in a small theater so advanced reservations are recommended.
Visitors to the Hull Visitors Center can learn more about the Arcadia National Park and Bar Harbor. The center offers audiovisual programs, self-guided CD tours, schedules to other park and Bar Harbor activities, and ranger led programs.