Brooklin, 3 mi. Part of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust. The largest continuous stretch of publicly accessible coastline on the Blue Hill Peninsula.
Brooklin, 4 mi. Public boat launch and beach. A great place to go for a swim at high to mid tide or launch your kayak to explore Eggemoggin Reach
Blue Hill, 14 mi. Part of the Blue Hill Heritage Trust. Seven trails between 1-2 miles long will lead you to the summit and an expansive view of the Blue Hill Peninsula.
Deer Isle, 20 mi. Owned by The Nature Conservancy. A winding trail leads you through mossy forest to breathtaking beaches on either side of the bar leading to Barred Island.
Stonington, 22 mi. The most beautiful beach. A bit of a drive, but worth it!
Scenic natural area of upland forests, rocky shores, and an offshore island provide great opportunities for hiking.
Brooklin, in session from late May to early October, offers a wide variety of one- and two-week classes on boatbuilding.
Blue Hill, known as “the cradle of chamber music in America,” it has provided musicians with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the chamber repertoire since 1902. Weekly concerts throughout the summer.
Brooksville, The former homestead of Scott and Helen Nearing. The Good Life Center advocates for simple and sustainable living skills, social and economic justice, organic gardening and the non-exploitation of animals.
Stonington, performing arts center and movie theater.
Deer Isle, International craft school founded in 1950 as a research and studio program in the arts, Haystack offers one and two-week studio workshops to participants of all skill levels
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Brooksville, roadside fish shack on the Bagaduce River. Named an American Classic by the James Beard Foundation.
Blue Hill, They offer a broad selection of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, travel books, nature writing, mysteries, cookbooks, art and architecture monographs, and children’s books, as well as a curated selection of titles from small and independent publishers and presses.
Sedgwick, The world's smallest bookstore and independent publsiher. 380 Christy Hill Road