- Our list of the best things to do in Mount Desert, Maine, features the top 117 nearby activities — including 75 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Mount Desert, ME has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Water Activities, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Mount Desert, ME , followed by 106 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bar Harbor, Deer Isle, Ellsworth, Southwest Harbor, Castine, Stonington, Trenton, Blue Hill, Bass Harbor and Northeast Harbor
Tourists will get to see the Bear Island Light and walk around on Little Cranberry Island when they hop on aboard the Sea Princess Cruises. Their tour guides will provide you with enough information during the trip.
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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.
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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.
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.
The Gallery at Somes Sound is a furniture and art gallery that includes works by artists such as Ann Sklar, John Stobart, Gregory Spring, and Gilbert Welch. The gallery has multiple floors and is open 7 days a week.
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.
Northeast Harbor Tennis Club features 13 wooded holes surrounded by thousands of trees and 5 traditional links-style holes, significant elevation changes and very small greens. They also offer a full-service Pro Shop, powered and pull carts, and limited food service.