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Somes Sound

Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME
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took a cruise here

the sea princess has inexpensive tickets to explore the sound by boat. see lots of wildlife... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dunnellon, Florida
A beautiful intrusion of the sea beside the rock faced mountains

This fjord is best appreciated from the water. High rock walls dwarf people in boats. Winds may... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
North Palm Beach, Florida
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The only fjord on the U.S. East Coast.
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  • Average2%
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Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the sea princess has inexpensive tickets to explore the sound by boat. see lots of wildlife & mansions. narrator very knowledgable.

Thank Terrifurniss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This fjord is best appreciated from the water. High rock walls dwarf people in boats. Winds may sweep down in blasts.

Thank rejuvenator2
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I sail up and down Somes Sound frequently. It is an amazing placed carved from granite. With Sargeant Drive to the east, sections of Acadia National Park all around, magnificent summer homes and several working boatyards you get a sense of beauty found in few...More

Thank joanbMaine
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time camping and Somes Sound was such a nice place! The pool was so convenient and some of the time we even had it to ourselves! The campground is also in a great area. Very close to Acadia and a beautiful...More

Thank Ali C
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is one of our favorite places on Mount Desert Island. We love to go early in the morning and watch the lobster boats going out. And again in the late afternoon, evening and watch the changeing light on the water and the mountains in...More

Thank lynnm102
Reviewed July 16, 2016

We saw this on the side of the road when the Missus and Lil-Boy got restless. Great place to stop and just take it in

Thank Julian V
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Rent a boat and check it out - very interesting place to see - fun and easy to get to. Had an awesome time.

Thank ksgoldman
Reviewed June 6, 2016

great views, lots of wildlife, easy to find and on the way to Mt. Desert and Southwest Harbor. too many different spots to visit all

Thank SGDGMA07
Reviewed May 30, 2016

We enjoyed a beautiful drive by the sound and stopped along the way to snap a few pictures. Impressive !

Thank WJB12311
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Almost a fjord but, more technically a fjard, Somes Sound is great scenic destination and just one of many you'll find in Acadia National Park. Easily viewed from your car, if you're driving through or, for the more ambitious, from high ground after a short...More

Thank GeoffFromMass
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Anxious P
September 17, 2016|
Response from Julian V | Reviewed this property |
You should ask this question directly to the vessel operators because they might change docks or POD's depending on the occupancy vs. people booked.