- The list below includes 75 free or cheap things to do in or near Ellsworth, Maine, including 56 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Specialty Museums.
- From Woodlawn to Stanwood Homestead Museum & Bird Sanctuary, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ellsworth and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bar Harbor, Bangor, Castine and Southwest Harbor.
Camden-Rockport Historical Society maintains the Conway Homestead Museum, which is comprised of an eighteenth century house, nineteenth century barn, a blacksmith shop and a maple sugar house. It also contains the Cramer Museum which exhibits artifacts, memorabilia and archives.
Landscaped with shrubs and fountains, Golfer's Crossing Mini Golf offers a challenging miniature golf course for children. The course is outdoors and features several obstacles like water and elevation challenges.
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The Center for Maine Contemporary Art, or CMCA, showcases contemporary art by Maine artists in seasonal exhibitions. It also offers a variety of educational programs in visual art, photography, and related fields.
A unique statue in its own right, the Andre the Seal Statue is dedicated to a seal which was saved by a local fisherman, becoming a sort of local mascot. The marble statue was unveiled by Andre himself, 8 years before he died in 1986.
The Rockport Marine Park is situated directly on the harbor waterfront. Guests are able to enjoy activities like canoeing, kayaking, bird watching, fishing, hiking, picnicking, walking paths, and general lounging on the beach.
Bald Mountain, part of the Maine Birding Trail, has two paths to the summit where hikers often see spruce grouse, gray jay, boreal chickadees, and blackpoll warblers. From the summit, hikers can see Rangeley Lake, Cupsuptic Lake, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Saddleback Mountain, Elephant Mountain, and Mount Washingt…
Breakwater & Marie Reed Park is a park featuring a mile long jetty (built to form a breakwater to protect the Rockland harbor from the sea.) Visitors to the park can walk across the jetty to a historic lighthouse.