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Seasonal Guide Visitor's Portal

Stonington Harbor
Photo by Jessica Brophy

Welcome to the Peninsula

Summertime, and the living is easy…Our summer edition of the Seasonal Guide highlights ways to explore and enjoy life in our 10 towns.

From Castine and Penobscot, through the Blue Hill Peninsula and down to the island towns of Deer Isle and Stonington, the summer months offer an astounding array of events, whether in the woods, on the water, or on the move from museum to concert to gallery to restaurant.

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Where to eat
A full list of area restaurants with a sampling of menus
Where to stay
The Lodging Guide is a full list of where to stay
Experience the arts
Art galleries, studios and venues sorted by town
Where to shop
A full list of area retail and antique shops sorted by town
Stay healthy
A full list of health and wellness businesses
Improve your home
Help around the house and in the garden
Get out & about!
A full list of hiking and walking trails with maps and info

Hiking and Walking Overview

Summer is the time for…

The many ways to eat a lobster

Discover local culture…
Societies, libraries and museums on the Peninsula

Three destination hikes
Seeking nature’s treasures along the way

Accessing the water

On a bench or at a beach

Farmers’ markets offer fresh fare and crafts, and the chance to ‘go local’

Helpful Websites

Where to get online

Places to get local information

Where to get emergency help

Where’s the restroom?