- Our list of the best things to do in Southwest Harbor, Maine, features the top 113 nearby activities — including 73 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Southwest Harbor, 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 13 things to do within the city of Southwest Harbor, ME , followed by 100 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bar Harbor, Deer Isle, Ellsworth, Mount Desert, Stonington, Castine, Trenton, Blue Hill, Bass Harbor and Northeast Harbor
Running ecological tours on Mount Desert Island's ecological side, Maine State Sea Kayak has been in this business since 2000. They offer three different four-hour tours like sunset, afternoon and morning tours.
Even though the mountain is one of the lowest peaks in Acadia, the Flying Mountain Hiking Trail offers great views due to the lack of obstacles at the top. The trail is variable since it can be completed as a 0.6-mile inner loop or an outer loop of 4.6 miles.
The Wendell Gilley Museum is a community center and museum that covers the work of nature carver Wendell Gilley. The center teaches bird carving, shows art exhibits, and conducts education programs about art and nature.
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182 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 MoreLess Info
Besides the lobster catching, which includes throwing the traps at the beginning and recovering them in the end, the Vagabond Deep Sea Fishing also offers its clients the opportunity of catching bigger prey, such as cod and mackerel.
100% 4 votes
19 Clark Point Rod, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 MoreLess Info
Providing private charters, Acadia Sails-Private Day Boat Tours offers short trips aboard a lobster boat. A variety of tours are available including a sunset sail, island tours and a sailing instruction excursion.