Island Activities

Our favorite local businesses and activities are featured below for your convenience.

Good Tide Tours
Deer Isles rocky coastline truly must be seen from the water to be truly appreciate. Captain Walker Collin is ready to get you on the water for a tour of the archipelago off Stonington. Call Walker directly at 808-634-8695 to inquire about pricing and book your reservation.

  • Private charters, aquatic wildlife, island boat rides
Island Heritage Trust There are many hiking trails on Deer Isle managed by the Island Heritage Trust. Highlights include:

Peninsula Therapeutic Massage & Wellness
Blue Hill, Maine

Aragosta Massage services

Enjoy a massage on the patio of one of our accommodations! Call in advance for reservations.

Isle au Haut
A beautiful island off the coast of Stonington. Home to portions of Acadia National Park, Isle au Haut is accessible by ferry from Stonington, Maine.

Isle au Haut Ferry Service

The Activity Shop
139 Mines Road, Blue Hill, ME

  • Rentals for kayak, bicycles, canoes, and paddleboards
  • All rentals delivered to and picked up from Aragosta
  • Call in advance for reservations

Deer Isle Farmer’s Market & Artists’ Market
20 Church Street, Deer Isle, ME
Farmer’s – Every Wednesday 9:30AM-11:30PMMay-October
Artist’s – Every Thursday 10AM-2PM; May-October
Featuring locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh meat and fish, prepared foods, and handmade crafts.

Stonington Farmer’s Market & Night Market
43 School St, Stonington, ME
Farmer’s – Every Friday 10:00AM-12:00PMMay-October
Night – Every Wednesday 4:00PM-6:00 PM
Featuring locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh meat and fish, prepared foods, and handmade crafts.

Stonington Opera House
1 Opera House Lane, Stonington, ME
Professional and community theatre, film, music and dance in an historic building.

Yellow Birch Farm
73 Reach Road, Deer Isle, ME
Fresh MOFGA Certified Organic produce as well as homemade dairy products, soaps, and face creams, made with organic ingredients.

44 North Coffee
7 Main Street, Deer Isle &
70 Main Street, Stonington
Coffee shop featuring small batch, custom roasted, organic coffee. Serving cold brewed and slow drip coffee, plus locally baked goodies.

Nervous Nellie’s
598 Sunshine Road, Deer Isle, ME
A small café with local baked goods and store that features homemade jams, preserves, and chutneys as well as local artwork.  Surrounded by an art sculpture garden with characters and creatures created mostly with found objects.

The Periwinkle
8 Main Street, Deer Isle, ME
Gift shop offers hand-made specialty foods and soaps, board games, toys, puzzles, t-shirts, books by local authors, and more.

Dry Dock
24 Main Street, Stonington, ME
Gift shop features jewelry, clothing, housewares, toys, cards and gifts.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
89 Haystack School Drive, Deer Isle, ME
Craft school that offers summer workshops and summer evening lecture series by faculty and visiting artists. Open to the public.

The Turtle Gallery
61N Deer Isle Road, Deer Isle, ME

Deer Isle Artists Association
15 Main Street, Deer Isle, ME
Exhibiting the works of local artists. Exhibitions rotated every two weeks.

Dow Studio
Dow Road, Deer Isle, ME

Carolyn Walton Gallery
131N Deer Isle Road, Deer Isle, ME

gWatson Gallery
68 Main Street, Stonington, ME@