- 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.
Since 1880, people have been hiking along the half-mile Shore Path on Mount Desert Island's eastern shore. Along the way, hikers can see the Porcupine Islands in the distance, view four mansions, and the granite shores.
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228 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME MoreLess Info
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.
Formed in 1973, Acadia Repertory Theatre entertains visitors to Mt. Desert Island and Acadia National Park with comedies, dramas, mysteries, and children's theater in their quaint performance space each summer season. Season subscriptions are available.
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.
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departs from Bar Harbor Inn pier, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
A historic watercraft that is 151 feet in length is the focal point of the Margaret Todd Windjammer Cruises. Trips run from an hour and a half to two hours among the islands of Frenchman's Bay.
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.
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Asticou Way, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662 MoreLess Info
Designed after the Japanese strolling gardens, the Asticou Azalea Garden is perfectly balanced when it comes to the natural environment and the man-made arrangements. The garden rooms are connected by paths. It also has a sand garden.