In Downeast Maine, there are many activities for you to enjoy, including hiking, the arts, local wine and brews, Acadia National Park, and Isle au Haut.
Go on a Hike
Downeast Maine is perfect for adventurers! Hiking is plentiful here in Deer Isle, but there are even more places waiting to be explored throughout the rest of the area. Hiking trails and nature preserves offer visitors a glimpse of stunning landscapes and local wildlife. If you are looking for outdoor activities in Downeast Maine, you will love these spots:
- Hiking on Blue Hill Heritage Trust trails
- Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park
Experience the Arts
Art blossoms here in Downeast Maine. The gorgeous scenery, fresh air, and quiet atmosphere have inspired many. Whether you’re looking to be inspired by fine art or local talent in a play, Downeast Maine has something for you! Here are a few of our favorites:
Enjoy Local Wines and Brews
Get a true taste of Downeast Maine when you try some local wines and brews! Take a break from your adventures and relax with a drink in your hand. Many of these options use only local ingredients to create fresh and unique refreshments each batch!
Venture to Acadia National Park & Isle au Haut
When you stay at Pilgrim’s Inn, you’ll have tons of day trips right at your fingertips. A visit to Downeast Maine would not be complete without a trip to Acadia National Park. Located approximately a 75-minute drive from Pilgrim’s Inn, the park encompasses 47,000 acres of coastal shoreline, granite-topped mountains, wooded areas, bogs, and spectacular scenery. Go explore one of the other towns in Downeast Maine!
- Spend the day on Mount Desert Island where Acadia National Park is found
- Take a day trip to the Schoodic Peninsula
- Hop on the Mail Boat from Stonington to Isle au Haut