Things To Do

Things to Do while at Moorings Inn

Boat Rentals are available on premises through Mansell Boat Rentals for sailing or motoring. We also welcome guests to launch their own canoes & kayaks from our private beach. Ample room and equipment for beach combing, bird watching, star gazing, boat watching, grilling, or picnicking is available for our visitors as well.

Acadia National Park is all around us if this is what you want to see and experience.

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Places to See & Resources

Acadia National Park Visitor Center
This is a good resource for information on the park.

Bass Harbor, Maine
Visit a working fishing harbor south of here on Mount Desert Island.

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
This is about 4 miles southwest of us. Seawall, Wonderland Trail, and Ship Harbor Nature Trail are also along the same route 102A.

Beaches in the Area
Want to know where there is a beach? Here is a web page that provides the details.

Cadillac Mountain
This is the highest mountain on Mount Desert Island at 1,523 feet.

Carriage Roads
Learn about the famouse carriage Roads and Stone Bridges in Acadia National Park.

Echo Lake
This is a nice fresh water lake just north of Southwest Harbor with a sand swimming beach in a mountanous area with hiking trails.

Hiking Trails
There are many hiking trails within Acadia National Park. This gives helpful information about them.

Island Explorer Shuttle Bus
FREE transportation to numerous places on Mount Desert Island.

Fishing Information
Are you considering fishing somewhere? This page provides details about requirements.

Otter Cliff
Otter Cliff is one of the most famous places in Acadia National Park. Learn about it here.

Seawall in Acadia
Seawall is a natural formation within Acadia National Park a few miles south of here on Route 102A.

Southwest Harbor
Learn more about Southwest Harbor, Maine on Mount Desert Island.

Weddings in Acadia
This is a great place to learn about getting married in the Park or other towns in Maine.

Wildwood Stables
Take a horse drawn carriage ride on the famous Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park.

Visitor Center
The Visitor Center for Acadia National Park.

Additional Info

There are literally hundreds of places of interest just on Mount Desert Island alone. The above list is certainly only a partial one. We have extensive knowledge of Acadia National Park and other places on Mount Desert Island and will be happy to answer any of your questions. One of the best online resources can be found at It can be used as a vacation planning guide or simply as a place where you can explore the whole region and share beautiful images.