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Swans Island

Bass Harbor, ME
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Description: Take a local ferry to this small island, which makes a nice day or half-day destination.
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Albany, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It is hidden gem right next to very famous Acadia. It is not place for everyone, it’s more like acquired taste. If you enjoy nature and bit of loneliness to unwind and relax then this is place for you. There are few things to keep in mind about this place. 1) Bring your own supplies, there is only one shop... More

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Hampden, Maine
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Swans Island is a wonderful getaway. The lighthouse walk is beautiful, and the lighthouse has some great views. The character of the island is simply wonderful. I have been going for years, and love it!

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Bass Harbor, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A car, bicycle, and people ferry leaves from Bass Harbor regularly for Swan's Island. It is a great place to get away from crowds and visit a real Maine Isand as it was a century ago and still is today in many ways. Swan's is a large island and transportaion is needed to visit picturesque small villages, an old lighthouse,... More

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Hampden, Maine
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Swans Island is a beautiful Maine Island. There are rock beaches and a nice sandy beach. Burnt Coat Harbor has incredible views from the light house.

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