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Artsy and Quiet

This quiet town has a number of galleries, including a cooperative, a coffee shop, and a nice inn... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Harpswell, Maine
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Quintessential Maine

Spent 5 days recently on Deer Isle and Stoneington Maine. Traditional Maine coast, fishing boats... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
Bristol Connecticut USA
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Jul 22, 2018
“Artsy and Quiet”
Aug 13, 2017
“Quintessential Maine”
Being near the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts means that a lot of fine crafts are available here.
Deer Isle, ME
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This quiet town has a number of galleries, including a cooperative, a coffee shop, and a nice inn (Pilgrim’s Inn). It’s well situated to see Stonington, Isle au Haut, local nature preserves, and the like.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank peterharpswell
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Spent 5 days recently on Deer Isle and Stoneington Maine. Traditional Maine coast, fishing boats, villages, quaint houses and picturesque views of the ocean. Best things we did were Nervous Nellies and taking in the tour at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, both very cool...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank RickyRight2013
Reviewed August 25, 2016

We were staying at the Pilgrim's Inn right in the midst of the Village. We were there on a Sunday and nothing was open so it is impossible to really give a review of the immediate area, except to say "don't visit over a Sunday...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank bonniebs25
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited when there not many tourists and I thought it was very impressive how well and how much thought and creative process was put in this village creation. I would recommends to visit this place.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank ivpagula
Reviewed August 15, 2015

Long time friends Mike and Diane Kirk reside in Deer Isle village over the summers. Stumbling across a small piece of history, their gallery is located in a building that dates back to the 1700s. Diane's artistic work can be seen in their "Islands" gallery,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank ottersRus
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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank BobxxxxCindy
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.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank NesralinJaffrey
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.

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank TracyS435
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...More

Date of experience: May 2014
4  Thank James H
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...More

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank baklavaqueen
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March 15, 2018|
Response from Katherine T |
check this out, should answer your question. LES CHALET FRANCAIS - Deer Isle = Historic Vacation Rental in Quiet Oceanfront Setting. Les Chalet Francais, a casual and comfortable vacation rental located off the French... More
Bernie M
July 27, 2015|
Response from patheanssler |
No fee to cross the bridge .. yes there are 2 very accommodating grocery stores .