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Things to Do and Places to Go

5 Back Road (photos and essays by Brooklin photo-essayist Dick Leighton)

Acadia National Park

The Activity Shop (kayak, canoe & paddle board rentals)

Asticou Azalea Garden

Atlantic Boat Company (boat mooring rentals)

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

Blue Hill Heritage Trust (hiking trails)

Brooklin Boat Yard (boat mooring rentals)

Buck's Harbor Marina (boat rentals)

Castine Kayak Adventures (kayak tours & rentals)

Downeast Scenic Railroad

Events Calendar (local goings-on and things to do)

Farnsworth Art Museum

Fort Knox

Friend Memorial Library

The Grand (performing arts center)

Isle au Haut Boat Services (boat cruises)

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music

Linda Greenlaw Charters (private boat cruises)

Maine Coast Heritage Trust (hiking trails)

Maine Island Tours (private boat cruises)

Maine Harbors (online site for tides and weather forecasts)

Maine Preservation (online site with historical driving tour of the Blue Hill Peninsula & Deer Isle)

New Surry Theatre (live theater)

Osprey's Echo Sea Kayaking (sea kayaking tours)

Opera House Arts (live theater & music performances; films)

Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory

Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary

Surry Arts Barn

Wilson Museum

The WoodenBoat School

Woodlawn Museum

Favorite Restaurants

Aragosta at Goose Cove
(207) 348-6900
300 Goose Cove Road
Deer Isle

(207) 374-2119
33 Tenney Hill (Main Street)
Blue Hill

(207) 374-2300
125 South Street
Blue Hill

Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium
(207) 288-3281
66 Main Street
Bar Harbor

The Brooklin Inn
(207) 359-2777
22 Reach Road


(207) 326-8688
6 Cornfield Hill Road
The Fish Net
(207) 374-5270
162 Main Street
Blue Hill

Gott Lunch? Food Truck
(207) 479-0591
(location varies)
Jordan Pond House
(207) 276-3316
2928 Park Loop Road
Seal Harbor
(located inside Acadia National Park)

(207) 374-2500
83 Mines Road
Blue Hill

The Morning Moon Cafe
(207) 359-2919
1 Bay Road

Riverside Cafe
(207) 667-7220
151 Main Street
Sandy’s Blue Hill Café
(207) 374-5550
40 Main Street
Blue Hill

Terrace Grille at the Bar Harbor Inn
(207) 288-3351
1 Newport Drive
Bar Harbor

Union River Lobster Pot
(207) 667-5077
8 South Street

Yanni's Pizza
(207) 374-9999
137 Ellsworth Road
Blue Hill

Groceries and Pharmacies
Blue Hill Co-Op
(207) 374-2165
70 South Street
Blue Hill

Blue Hill Wine Shop
(207) 374-2161
138 Main Street
Blue Hill

Brooklin General Store
(207) 359-8359
4 Reach Road

Hannaford Market
(207) 374-5137
15 South Street
Blue Hill

The Lobster Crate
(207) 374-2099
Route 175
South Blue Hill

Walgreens Pharmacy
(207) 374-3565
17 South Street
Blue Hill
Gifts, Books, Art, Clothes, Etc.
Leaf & Anna
(207) 359-5030
12 Reach Road

Brooklin Candy Co.
(207) 479-5060
103 Bay Road

Blue Hill Bay Gallery

(207) 374-5773
11 Tenney Hill
Blue Hill

Blue Hill Books
(207) 374-5632
26 Pleasant Street
Blue Hill

Mainescape Garden Shop
(207) 374-2833
48 South Street
Blue Hill

The Meadow
(207) 374-3785
140 Main Street
Blue Hill

Randy Eckard Gallery
(207) 374-2510
29 Pleasant Street
Blue Hill

Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies
(800) 777-6845
598 Sunshine Road
Deer Isle

Rooster Brother
(207) 667-8675
29 Main Street


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