- Our list of the best things to do in Mount Desert, Maine, features the top 117 nearby activities — including 75 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Mount Desert, ME has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Water Activities, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Mount Desert, ME , followed by 106 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bar Harbor, Deer Isle, Ellsworth, Southwest Harbor, Castine, Stonington, Trenton, Blue Hill, Bass Harbor and Northeast Harbor
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.
75% 8 votes
135 Shore Road, Pier Location, Southwest Harbor, ME MoreLess Info
Mansell Boat Rental provides motorboat and sailboat rentals on the ocean waters surrounding Mount Desert Island. They also offer sightseeing tours, sailing lessons, and captain services with U.S.C.G. Captain Robert Wellborn.
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.
The Abbe Museum was first opened to the public in 1928. The history and culture of the Native Americans in the Maine region are the focus of the collections within the museum and is actually spread over two locations in Bar Harbor.
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.
81% 43 votes
119 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
The Islander Puffins, Seabirds & Lighthouses Tour is a 3.5-hour boat tour offered daily in the summer. The boat stops at three lighthouses and a puffin nesting area, and visitors can also see seals and eagles.