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Address: Deer Isle, ME
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: Being near the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts means that a lot of fine...
Being near the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts means that a lot of fine crafts are available here.
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Town dates to the 1700's

Cute little village. Great restaurant (Whales Rib) at night. Harbor Ice cream at lunch. Pretty drive 13 miles out to Haystack (arts and crafts) on Sunshine road with lots of water... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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North Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Cute little village. Great restaurant (Whales Rib) at night. Harbor Ice cream at lunch. Pretty drive 13 miles out to Haystack (arts and crafts) on Sunshine road with lots of water views. The local Country Club is also public and has 9 holes. Well maintained with some of the holes recently redone. approx. $20 for nine holes

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Jaffrey, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Quaint & great views. There are lots of interesting roads around town and plenty of photo ops. Take a boat trip out to Isle au Haut- a great trip, and a very pretty island.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Deer Isle has a little bit of everything. Shopping, dining, hotel and library were all nicely situated in this lovely village.

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Titusville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

These two small Maine coastal villages are very similar in that they have each carved out a personality that is attractive to the tourist without making it a tourist trap. Since we spent most of our day visit in Stonington we did not allow equal time for Deer Isle; however, they seem more dedicated to the arts and crafts culture.... More 

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Ellsworth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

If you are vacating in Maine and you are near Ellsworth, I would highly suggest a day trip to Deer Isle. It is about a 45 minute ride away. You do have to go over a very old bridge which is not in the best shape. But, once you cross it , you come to Deer Isle which is an... More 

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Greenville, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Upon stepping out the door of the Pilgrim's Inn, we were on Maine Street in Deer Isle Village. We met and talked with almost all the artists whose galleries were there and as a result, their work was even more meaningful. We were struck by their love of place and how the spirit and beauty of Deer Isle had captured... More 

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ANDOVER
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Nice ice cream shop and bookstore/gift shop. Quite a bit more to explore but never did make it back here to check it out. More to do next time!

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Foxboro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Loved the Deer Isle Art Association art gallery, The Whale's Rib Restaurant, the Periwinkle for magazines and copies of The Lupine Lady. Also liked the Red Dot Art Gallery...and the Ice Cream Shop for no sugar added flavors. My husband is diabetic.

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Mendham, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Deer Isle village is the jumping off point for a number of local galleries, the most notable of which is The Turtle Gallery on Route 15. Don't miss it! The owner Elena Kubler has excellent taste and a subtle eye for fine art and high end artisan crafts. The main portion of the gallery is in a two-level barn with... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

My family and I have vacationed in Maine for twenty years, and much too late we discovered the village of Deer Isle, on the under appreciated Deer Isle island. This quiet Maine town is sited on a beautiful section of the Maine coast. The tiny library offers a surprisingly ample supply of books and DVDs; the village is home to... More 

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Address: Deer Isle, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Deer Isle

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