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!
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.
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!