- TripBuzz found 90 things to do with kids in or near Ellsworth, Maine, including 80 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Bangor and Castine.
- From Eastward Bowling Lanes to Pinniped Kayak, the Ellsworth area offers 61 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- The city of Ellsworth calls Hancock County, Maine home. The under 100 square miles are lightly populated, with a population of less than 8,000. Ellsworth was considered the fastest growing city in Main for the ten years between 2000 and 2010. With a variety of museums and a theatre on the National Register of Historic Places, the history of the city stays alive.
Bird watchers, cross-country skiers, hikers, hunters, bikers, horseback riders, and snowmobilers can explore Camden Hills State Park including Mount Battie. The park also offers RV camping, a shower house, and Wi-Fi.
A public swimming area, the Lawson Quarry consists of granite formations that were highly sought after in a bygone era. What is left are smooth granite stones that are warmed by the sun and a cool swimming area—it's like a community swimming hole for kids and adults alike.
The Schooner Lazy Jack II offers a two hour sailing experience around Camden. Each arrangement is a private charter so that guests can relax without any additional crowds as they go sightseeing in the local waters.