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Monhegan Island

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Address: , Monhegan Island, ME
Phone Number: 3500500
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Activities: Hiking, Arts and crafts, Viewing wildlife, Walking
Description: A square-mile rock off the coast of Monhegan that is home to 70 residents.

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No wonder so many well known artists spent time painting here

Favorite day of our week long trip was the day we spent here. Monhegan Island just has to be seen and explored. There are several wonderful hiking trails, all very well marked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Favorite day of our week long trip was the day we spent here. Monhegan Island just has to be seen and explored. There are several wonderful hiking trails, all very well marked with ever changing terrain. One minute we were beneath a canopy of trees and the next we were along the cliffs overlooking the ocean.The hikes are of varying... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

View from cliffs were spectacular but getting there required a hike through the forest that's manageable for most adults and children.

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East Newport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is one Island in Maine that should be on your list. a throw back in time, and it is truly magical!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Took a day trip over from Boothbay Harbor. Beautiful views, very quiet and peaceful. Good walking shoes are a must. We were only able to find 1 bathroom and that was at the top by the lighthouse. Suggest packing a picnic lunch and enjoy the day.

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Taking a very comfortable and relatively fast, ferry to the Island we enjoyed a great lunch and then a hike up to the Lighthouse. But my favorite was the wonderful creations of the local artists. Oh and don't miss the Olld Library!

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Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

You have to get to the island by a 1 1/2 hour boat ride.... Great short hiking trails with pretty panoramic views. A nice relaxing day.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

What a great place. Delightful ferry ride from Port Clyde. Great treats at the Barnacle off the ferry dock and wonderful lunch at the inn. Fantastic walking trails with magnificent sheer cliffs and booming waves of this island that for centuries has been a haven for fishermen. The museum is a must...room after room of history on this tiny island,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Just 10 miles from the Maine coast, Monhegan Island is a wonderful day trip for family and friends. The isolation of the island offers peace and quiet from everyday life, while at the same time giving off a warm, friendly feel by its year round residents and fishermen. There are miles of trails that vary from shaded forest to rocky... More 

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Mineral, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Took the trip on the Balmy Days II. Beautiful Day. Fantastic views. Very friendly people. The village is what I think is typical Maine. Worth a visit if you have the time.

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Lexington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

As with much of the coast of Maine, there may not always be a lot to do. But, you have all day to do it. Monhegan is not a big island. But, its trails are fantastic. They take you along 150 foot high clffs overlooking deep water. on clear day, you can see all the way out to Matinicus in... More 

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