On Mount Desert Island, activities for the entire family abound. Families on Mount Desert Island can:Sea kayak in and around the many outlying islands; bicycle on the beautiful carriage roads of Acadia National Park or the dramatic coastline; tour historical lighthouses; go on a whale watch, a deep-sea fishing tour or help haul a lobster trap; take a sunset cruise on a traditional four-masted schooner;
Head for the beach and brave the exhilarating 50 degree Atlantic Ocean; learn about intertidal life at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory; attend a concert or show in the Village Green. Whatever your vacation plans, families on Mount Desert Island are sure to find activities that please everyone!
Paint Your Own Maine Memory offers step-by-step art lessons in plein air watercolor, nature drawing, landscapes, and seascapes. Each lesson is geared to the individual – beginners are welcome and anyone can learn!
Located less than a mile south of downtown Bar Harbor, heading towards the Sieur de Monts Entrance to the Park Loop Road, George’s B. Dorr’s Old Farm property is protected as a small isolated section of Acadia National Park.