DownEast Acadia's Travel Regions

Blue Hill Peninsula

Blue Hill Peninsula’s sheltered working harbors, lighthouses, and islands make it a premier coastal destination. 

Ellsworth Area

The towns around Ellsworth offer visitors a wide variety of in town activities and outdoor recreation.

Mount Desert Island

Discover the natural splendor of Bar Harbor and the many villages that make up ‚Äúthe quiet side.‚ÄĚ

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is home to some of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline.

Schoodic to Jonesport

Schoodic to Jonesport is filled with blueberry barrens, hiking trails, inland lakes, and a remote section of ANP.

Machias Bay

Discover fishing harbors, rivers, historic sites, and classic coastal towns amidst blueberry fields, and rivers.

The Bold Coast

From the working waterfronts of Winter Harbor to the small town of Calais, explore the area by driving along the Bold Coast Scenic Byway.

Grand Lakes Area

An inland paradise attracting sporting enthusiasts for centuries with its legendary fly fishing.

Way DownEast

Each morning the sun climbs from the sea, shining its first rays upon Way DownEast, and West Quoddy Head Light, America’s easternmost point. 

Planning Tools

To help you plan your trip we provide  information on drive time and distances to and around the region. Plus info on other commercial transportation options.

Once you arrive in DownEast Acadia, you will want to access local sources of visitor information, state laws, recreation rules, and road conditions.

To help you pack or plan your day, check out the current weather in the region or learn about year-round averages of temperature and precipitation.

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