- 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
The Coastal Children's Museum is a museum aimed at aiding children in discovering and learning about a variety of different topics. Featured exhibits include displays on the natural world, the arts and sciences, and the diversity of Maine's Coast.
67% 3 votes
9 Water Street, Rockland, ME MoreLess Info
Dedicating to preserving the natural habitats and animals in the region, Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center offers visitors a museum that displays the ecological features of the area. The center also hosts lectures and films on conservation.
The Sail Power and Steam Museum is a unique attraction that provides entertainment for all ages. An educational trip through nautical history features a huge collection of artifacts, photos, and much more. Tours are self-guided or given by the owner.
98% 232 votes
Windjammer Wharf, Rockland, ME 04841 MoreLess Info
The Stephen Taber is the oldest sailing vessel in continuous use in the United States. Schooner Stephen Taber Day cruises has four to six day cruises around Maine water on the over 145 year old vessel.
97% 297 votes
117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 4854 MoreLess Info
A specialty Museum, the Owls Head Transportation Museum has a wide collection of antique planes and cars. They also host fascinating and exciting events like aerobatic shows, motorcycle exhibits and special edition cars.
80% 107 votes
130 Thomaston Street, Rockland, ME 04841 MoreLess Info
With its authentic 30 foot-long lobster boat, Captain Jack Lobster Boat Adventure offers its clients glimpses of the local marine wildlife, including whales. The main purpose is, however, seeing lobsters and other seafood get caught in the captain's traps. Fishing trips are also available.