Specialty shops and galleries line the streets of the island towns that surround Acadia National Park, tempting you with everything from handcrafted Maine items like tourmaline jewelry, maple syrup, and the works of local artists to must-have imports.
Visit our outdoor outfitters to gear up for hiking in Acadia, kayaking along the coast, or cross-country skiing on the carriage roads. Find an antique, a piece of furniture, or the perfect addition to your kitchen décor. Or take home one-of-a-kind treasures from charming and quirky stores that will surprise and delight you. From the ordinary to the extraordinary, you'll love what you find on Mount Desert Island and in Acadia National Park.
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MAINELY-MAINE has been on the BAH HA BA Road in gawgiss Trenton, Maine for 25 years. people from “away” say “it’s the fun place to shop”. We think so and will try to make your day fun. Theyah’s nothing like the gifts, souvenirs and crafts heah. It’s not like shopping, it’s an advencha!! Even a sale room for bargain hunters. You can find lobster traps, buoys, buoy bells, lighthouses (small and collectible), 2 feet to 5 ft lighthouses, chimes, flags, whirligigs, tees, sweatshirts, sweaters, maple syrup, blueberry jam,Minnetonka moccasins, Maine tourmaline, and wicked good HOMEMADE FUDGE.
What does The Man Store sell? Stuff for MEN! Premium hand-rolled cigars; Maine microbrewed beer; BBQ items (from sauces to spatulas); Bar accessories (including cool glassware); fun Man Cave art (including a Man Cave sign); sports related items (from stickers and car flags to 3D stadiums, caps, mugs, and ties); quality tees and caps from Old Guys Rule and Life Is Crap; even I'm The Man (for men) and Man In Training (for, well, men in training!) tees! Check us out on FACEBOOK, our website, or come in and visit us-we'd love to meet you!
Named a Best of New England destination by Yankee magazine in May of 2013 and one of the 50 Things to Do in Maine This Summer by the Bangor Daily News, The Naturalist's Notebook combines nature, science, arts and the frontier of knowledge in fun, engaging installations and activities. The original Notebook exploratorium in Seal Harbor offers three floors of interaction, shopping and learning for all ages. Smaller Naturalist's Notebook Annex spaces have opened on Main St. in Northeast Harbor and (as of Aug. 1) on the town green Bar Harbor. Open 10-5 every day from late June to late October in Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day through late October in Bar Harbor.The Notebook is just a short drive from Bar Harbor or Northeast Harbor. It's a great rainy-day (or sunny day) place for families or anyone who's even slightly curious about the world and the universe.
Dorr to Door lobster and seafood – A family run business specializing in mail order lobster and seafood year round! Now offering traditional Downeast Lobster Bakes, outside on Bar Island, Sunday afternoons. We also have a weekly/monthly cottage on the water for rent. Call for details!