- 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.
Offering tours through the beautiful Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island, Sea Venture Boat Tours is a privately owned touring company. Guests board the Reflection for a highly customized, and relaxing, private tour.
Spanning over 47,000 acres, Acadia National Park encompasses various islands and offers scenic views of mountains, waterfronts, and woodlands. Over 40 different species of mammalian wildlife and a wide variety of plants are found here.
Diver's Ed Dive-In Theater offers a two-hour boat trip around Frenchman Bay in Acadia National Park. As the boat travels along, divers dive into the water and bring real-time scenes and sounds of the ocean floor via television to those onboard, and ocean life is brought on board the boat.
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Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School offers personalized climbing instruction from trained and certified instructors and guides. They provide all climbing equipment for customers, and guide year-round, even in snow and ice.
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The Islander Puffins, Seabirds & Lighthouses Tour is a 3.5-hour boat tour offered daily in the summer. The boat stops at three lighthouses and a puffin nesting area, and visitors can also see seals and eagles.