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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Ecological Kayak Trips on the remote "Westside" of Acadia...Half-day (4 hour) morning, afternoon and sunset... more » Owner description: Ecological Kayak Trips on the remote "Westside" of Acadia...Half-day (4 hour) morning, afternoon and sunset tours...Professional Guides provide all equipment, instruction and van transportation... Recommended by National Geographic Adventure and Travel & Leisure Magazines... Locally owned/operated since 2000...Open late May-September... Beginners Welcome... « less
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Ranked #2 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Ships; Tours; Adventures
Owner description: We offer private and shared sailing trips aboard our two Friendship Sloops, the Alice E. and Helen Brooks, as well as outings... more » Owner description: We offer private and shared sailing trips aboard our two Friendship Sloops, the Alice E. and Helen Brooks, as well as outings and nature tours on our wooden lobster boat, the Elizabeth T. Escape the crowds of Bar Harbor and view Acadia National Park from the beautiful shores of Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor -- Mount Desert Island's "Quietside". « less
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Ranked #3 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Hiking Trails; Sports
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Ranked #5 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
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Ranked #6 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Specialty Shops; Bars
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Ranked #7 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Discover where people, art and nature meet in Maine. The Wendell Gilley Museum is a community center that celebrates the... more » Owner description: Discover where people, art and nature meet in Maine. The Wendell Gilley Museum is a community center that celebrates the life and work of Wendell Gilley, a pioneer in the field of decorative bird carving. It teaches the art of bird carving and presents art exhibitions and educational programs with a special focus on people, nature and art. Enjoy a casual visit, enroll in a workshop, or join our members' carving club. Discover one of the "hidden gems" of Mount Desert Island. « less
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Ranked #8 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
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Ranked #9 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Boat Tours; Adventures
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Ranked #10 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
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Ranked #11 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Boat Tours; Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #12 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
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Ranked #13 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
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Ranked #14 of 16 attractions in Southwest Harbor
Category: Factory Tours; Gear Rental
This manufacturer has been making handcrafted boats since 1928.
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Owner description: Come sail in one of the most beautiful places in Maine. We offer private and group sailing lessons for adults, children and... more » Owner description: Come sail in one of the most beautiful places in Maine. We offer private and group sailing lessons for adults, children and families of all sailing and racing abilities. We offer weekly boating and sailing programs for children ages 6 to 17. We host the MDI High School sailing team - racing in drysuits! We have year round lectures and work days for volunteers to maintain the Center's boats. « less
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