Located between Seal Harbor and Bar Harbor, just off of the Park Loop Road, the village of Otter Creek includes a restaurant, market and camping store/showers.
Located on the south central part of Mount Desert Island at the entrance to Somes Sound, Northeast Harbor is the most protected harbor on the island.
Hall Quarry overlooks Somes Sound and is located near the popular swimming destination Echo Lake. Numerous Acadia National Park hiking trails, such as Acadia Mountain, St. Sauveur Mountain and Flying Mountain can also be found nearby.
Today, the Town of Mount Desert consists in area of the middle third of the island and is the governing body for the distinct villages of Otter Creek, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Somesville, Hall Quarry, and Pretty Marsh.
Located in Hancock County on Mount Desert Island along Maine’s Down East coast, Bar Harbor has been widely known as a tourist destination since the mid-1870s.
Located near the head of the island, Town Hill is a small village that is can be found at the intersection of Route 102 and the Crooked Road.
A picturesque little village located on the northern shore of Mount Desert Island, Salsbury Cove includes its own tiny post office, a historic church, several vacation cottages and a marine biomedical research facility that offers public educational programs in the summer.
A few miles before you reach Bar Harbor, you come upon a small cove of Frenchman Bay named for Captain Samuel Hull, a sea captain from Connecticut who settled here in the 1780s.
This garden at the edge of Northeast Harbor was designed and opened in 1956 by Charles K. Savage, whose family, since the 1880s, has operated the Asticou Inn that stands on the other side of Peabody Drive.
Thuya Garden is part of a 140-acre preserve just outside Northeast Harbor that includes Thuya Lodge, the summer home for almost 50 years of Joseph Henry Curtis, a Boston landscape architect.