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22 Best and Fun Things To Do In Winter Harbor, Maine

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This is a small fishing village near Hancock and Birch Harbor in Maine. The picturesque Schoodic National Scenic Byway passes right through Winter Harbor, which is just one of the things making this such a beautiful and charming town. Winter Harbor is a popular vacation destination with a lot to offer its visitors.

It is home to many outdoor attractions, which makes it ideal for nature lovers. There is the Acadia National Park, where visitors can bike, hike, enjoy spectacular ocean views, and camp away from the hustle and bustle. And if you’re looking for something more urban, Winter Harbor is home to the local arts organization, Schoodic Arts for All, which hosts a wide array of theatre and music events throughout the year.

Here’s our list of top things to do in Winter Harbor, Maine, to help you plan your perfect itinerary.

The 22 Most Popular Things To Do In Winter Harbor, Maine

22. Grindstone Point

5.0 ★★★★★ (1 review)

21. Henry Cove

5.0 ★★★★★ (1 review)

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20. Buck Cove Mountain

4.5 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

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19. Flanders Bay

4.5 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

18. Ironbound Island

5.0 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

17. Long Porcupine Island

5.0 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

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16. Ned Island

4.5 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

15. Jordan Island

3.7 ★★★★☆ (3 reviews)

14. Forbes Pond Preserve

4.7 ★★★★★ (3 reviews)

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Location: Gouldsboro ME

Web Address:

13. Winter Harbor Light

5.0 ★★★★★ (4 reviews)

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Location: Schoodic Loop Road Winter Harbor ME

12. Little Moose Island

5.0 ★★★★★ (4 reviews)

11. Mark Island

4.2 ★★★★☆ (5 reviews)

10. Bean Island

4.9 ★★★★★ (8 reviews)

9. Ravens Nest

4.6 ★★★★★ (22 reviews)

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Our Top picks

8. Egg Rock

5.0 ★★★★★ (9 reviews)

7. Frazer Point

4.5 ★★★★★ (10 reviews)

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6. Frenchman Bay

4.9 ★★★★★ (14 reviews)

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5. Schoodic Institute

4.7 ★★★★★ (23 reviews)

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Location: 9 Atterbury Cir Winter Harbor ME

Tel:  207 288 1310

Web Address:

4. Schoodic Peninsula

4.9 ★★★★★ (29 reviews)

3. Schoodic Peninsula

4.8 ★★★★★ (76 reviews)

2. Egg Rock Lighthouse

4.6 ★★★★★ (83 reviews)

Location: Egg Rock Lighthouse Bar Harbor ME

1. Acadia National Park

4.9 ★★★★★ (16,714 reviews)

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Location: Maine

Tel:  207 288 3338

Web Address:

Final Words:

Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Winter Harbor, Maine! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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