- 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.
If you are looking for a relaxing and scenic place to stay then the Samoset Resort Golf Course has much to offer you. With its 18-hole scenic championship golf course and superb dining experience nearby to keep you occupied and your taste buds satisfied.
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.
A Morning in Maine is a 55 feet-long sails ship, which won in 2000 the award Best Sailboat at the Boston Antique and Classic Boat Festival. It offers its visitors trips in the Penobscot Bay and it can also be rented for special events.
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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.
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Windjammer Wharf - Capt Spear Drive, Rockland, ME MoreLess Info
Buffalohead Sailing Charters has two hour to multiday sails available on their 32-foot vintage wooden gaff sloop. The company specializes in small groups of four people and under, and people can bring their own food and alcohol, or have the company cater the sailing.
It took over 18 years in the late 1800s and 700,000 tons of granite to create the breakwater now known as Rockland Breakwater Light. The original light was placed there in 1902, and visitors can go on volunteer docent led tours.
Thorfin Expeditions has instructors who teach standup paddle boarding, outdoor education, and lead multisport adventures for individuals and as team building exercises. The company also offers new and used paddleboards for sale.
The Friendship Sloop named Anna R. is utilized by the Rockland Sailing Co. for both day tours and private charters. The trips covered by the boat include cruising around the Rockland harbor to see historic schooners, lighthouses, and fishing boats.