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Excursions and Sightseeing  [Printer-friendly version]

Quietside Cruises   207-460-5200
Explore Acadia's Quietside aboard the Elizabeth T, a wooden Maine lobster boat. Haul a lobster trap. View seals, porpoise and osprey. Visit the Cranberry Islands. Private charters, lobster bakes, dinner cruises, and water taxi service available.
Open: May - Oct  
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Atlantic Brewing Company   207-288-2337
We are moments from Acadia National Park at 15 Knox Road. We offer free tours and tasting daily throughout the summer season. We invite you to enjoy a pint at our famous Mainely Meat BBQ or visit our gift shop, also located on-site.
Open: Memorial Day - Columbus Day  
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Bar Harbor Cellars   207-288-3907
For over a generation,Sweet Pea Farm has grown fresh cut flowers and produce for local consumption. Our vineyard, begun in 2003, is part of our commitment to sustainable agriculture. Wine produced and bottled from both European and local fruit.
Open: mid-May to mid-Oct  
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Cranberry Cove Ferry   207-244-5882
Operating since 1992 from the Southwest Harbor Upper Town Dock, this ferry serves Great Cranberry, Islesford (Little Cranberry) and Sutton Island with several runs daily.
Open: Memorial Day Weekend through September 30  
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Downeast Friendship Sloop Charters   207-266-5210
Sail Acadia aboard the 1899 Friendship Sloop Alice E. Catering to small parties aboard a gaff-rigged sloop inspired by centuries of Maine maritime tradition, the graceful, comfortable cockpit offers a unique experience not found on larger vessels.
Open: Daily May until Oct, 9am-sunset  
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Downeast Windjammer Cruises   207-546-2927
Best sightings of wildlife - bald eagles, seals and porpoises. Bring your binoculars. Several sailings daily including a special morning Park Ranger narrated cruise. Some cruises often have live folk music.
Open: May 15 through October 19  
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Island Cruises   207-244-5785
Island Cruises - Awarded the Best Island Tour in New England, discover our Lunch Cruise to Frenchboro or the Afternoon Nature Cruise. Either way, you'll enjoy breathtaking beauty and a fascinating narrative by the owner and captain. June thru Sept.
Open: Open mid-June through early October  
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