- 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
MDI Community Sailing offers maritime education and boating instruction to the general public. MDI Community Sailing provides sailing programs for all ages and levels. There are also private lessons, and coed and women's sailing clubs.
100% 1 votes
191 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME 4679 MoreLess Info
Located on Mount Desert Island, the Charlotte Rhoades Park & Butterfly Garden is a location frequented by nature and butterfly lovers. Visitors commonly enjoy walking through the park's gardens and seeing the many butterfly varieties.
75% 8 votes
135 Shore Road, Pier Location, Southwest Harbor, ME MoreLess Info
Mansell Boat Rental provides motorboat and sailboat rentals on the ocean waters surrounding Mount Desert Island. They also offer sightseeing tours, sailing lessons, and captain services with U.S.C.G. Captain Robert Wellborn.
Bar Harbor's Village Green is a large park at the town's center. The starting point for many of the town's shuttles and tours, it is sometimes host to concerts, weddings, and special events, and is surrounded by restaurants and shopping.
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.
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.
96% 894 votes
Asticou Way, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662 MoreLess Info
Designed after the Japanese strolling gardens, the Asticou Azalea Garden is perfectly balanced when it comes to the natural environment and the man-made arrangements. The garden rooms are connected by paths. It also has a sand garden.
Formed in 1973, Acadia Repertory Theatre entertains visitors to Mt. Desert Island and Acadia National Park with comedies, dramas, mysteries, and children's theater in their quaint performance space each summer season. Season subscriptions are available.