- 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
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.
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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.
84% 100 votes
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.
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.
Led by a local park expert, the Oli's Trolley Acadia Park Tour allows visitors to tour the national park by trolley. During the tours, narrators describe landmarks and local history while visitors enjoy the scenic views that surround the park.
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.