Local Info 

Our Acadia
"From Southwest Harbor sailing to the lighthouse in Bass Harbor, from summer camping to fall foliage, here's information to make the most of your vacation to Mount Desert Island, Maine." Go to homepage | Read review of Red Sky

  Southwest Harbor/Tremont Chamber of Commerce

The Southwest Harbor/Tremont Chamber of Commerce
A great resource for visitors looking for information about everything from bed and breakfasts to boat rentals.

  National Park Service

Loads of information about Acadia can be found at the National Park Service website. Among the highlights are a virtual tour (for the direct link to the Flash "movie," click here); campground info; and a things-to-do page, which includes places to go, outdoor activities, and nearby attractions.

Directions to Acadia National Park | Maps

  Maine Office of Tourism

The Maine Office of Tourism has a lot of resources for people traveling the state, including where to stay, sites to visit, things to do, and a host of trip-planning tools.

  Acadia Free Shuttles

The Island Explorer features eight bus routes linking hotels, inns, and campgrounds, with destinations in Acadia National Park and neighboring village centers. Their Web site contains extensive maps and timetables, as well as plenty of information to help you make the best of your trip to Mount Desert Island.

  The Claremont Hotel

The Claremont in Southwest Harbor, Maine, has provided classic refuge for visitors to Mount Desert Island (MDI) each summer since 1884. Situated at the mouth of Somes Sound, the east coast's only fjord, our six-acre shorefront resort includes the historic hotel with 24 guest rooms, the Phillips House with 6 private inn-style rooms, and 14 housekeeping cottages. On-site facilities include restaurant and bar, dock, moorings, boat house restaurant, rowboats, bicycles, clay tennis court and two tournament-class croquet courts."

  Ann's Point Inn

Ann's Point Inn sits “on two acres at the end of a peninsula in Bass Harbor . . . surrounded on three sides by scenic tidal water. Four luxurious guest rooms with water views, an indoor heated pool, a Finnish sauna, a jet-filled hot tub, and nearly 700 feet of private shoreline suggest why some guests tell us Ann's Point Inn is 'a little piece of paradise.'”

  Clark Point Inn

"Relax, delight and indulge at Clark Point Inn, your personal romantic retreat. Our Southwest Harbor, Maine, bed and breakfast offers relaxed elegance, country warmth and premier water views . . . The inn provides extraordinary personal services not found in most Maine hotels and is outstanding among its fellow Maine bed and breakfasts."

  Harbour Cottage Inn

"The Harbour Cottage Inn Bed and Breakfast in Maine is one of the most historic choices for lodging near Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor Maine and is a casual and elegant 1870s Victorian bed and breakfast. This architecturally important Mansard roof inn was built as a part of the Island House, a 250-room hotel, and the first summer hotel on Mt. Desert Island."

  The Kingsleigh Inn

"Nestled on the 'Quiet Side' of Mount Desert Island, The Kingsleigh Inn is situated in the heart of the village of Southwest Harbor, Maine, just one hundred yards from the water. This turn of the century, turreted Queen Anne Victorian was built in 1904 as a private home and has been beautifully maintained and most recently restored in 2005. The atmosphere is both elegant and casual."

  The Lindenwood Inn

"Built in 1904 as a sea captain's home, the Inn derives its name from the graceful linden trees that line the front lawn. The historic inn features fifteen guest rooms with private baths, covered porches, pool and hot tub. The Lindenwood is situated in the heart of Southwest Harbor, just a short stroll to the village center."

  The Birches

The Birches Bed and Breakfast in Southwest Harbor "beckons you to experience its many charms in an area of Maine known for its majestic beauty . . . . Enjoy large airy rooms, private baths, ocean views, gardens, and the croquet court. We have 6 acres of grounds, no traffic noise, and it is just 350 yards to the first tee at the golf course."

  Fernald Cove Cottage

Fernald Cove Cottage, located in Southwest Harbor, Maine, . . . "is the perfect location for your family vacation, getaway or sports excursion." Relax in your own private cottage, "a large two bedroom A-frame nestled in the woods twenty feet from the waters edge. The first floor has a large living room, bedroom with two twin beds, family room with a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, and bath with shower. Up the spiral staircase is the master bedroom with a queen bed, bath with large shower and a deck."


  Fiore Olive Oils & Vinegars

Unfiltered Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars
Located in Bar Harbor, "Fiore features an in-store tasting room offering a wide selection of premium extra virgin, cold pressed olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar from around the world. To ensure ultimate freshness, Fiore's products rotate to showcase the highest quality varieties from regions growing, harvesting and pressing olives each season."

  State Street Wine Cellar

State Street Wine Cellar is your cheese, gourmet food, beer, and wine store. They offer over 50 types of cheese, 175 different beers, and 850 different wines. And they conduct in-store wine tastings every month and host wine dinners at local restaurants.