- 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.
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Visitors to the Hull Visitors Center can learn more about the Arcadia National Park and Bar Harbor. The center offers audiovisual programs, self-guided CD tours, schedules to other park and Bar Harbor activities, and ranger led programs.
Offering tours through the beautiful Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island, Sea Venture Boat Tours is a privately owned touring company. Guests board the Reflection for a highly customized, and relaxing, private tour.
Spanning over 47,000 acres, Acadia National Park encompasses various islands and offers scenic views of mountains, waterfronts, and woodlands. Over 40 different species of mammalian wildlife and a wide variety of plants are found here.
Visitors can enjoy 20 minute brewery tours followed by 15 minute tastings with Atlantic Brewing Company. The brewery also houses Mainly Meat BBQ which features 12 draft lines and 2 of the lines are sodas for those under 21.
Diver's Ed Dive-In Theater offers a two-hour boat trip around Frenchman Bay in Acadia National Park. As the boat travels along, divers dive into the water and bring real-time scenes and sounds of the ocean floor via television to those onboard, and ocean life is brought on board the boat.
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Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School offers personalized climbing instruction from trained and certified instructors and guides. They provide all climbing equipment for customers, and guide year-round, even in snow and ice.