Some of the most beautiful scenery on the coast of Maine can be found at Stonington, Maine and the surrounding area. Penobscot Bay is home to an active fishing fleet, which functions amidst the schooners, yachts, canoes, kayaks and other pleasure crafts of summer visitors. Boat trips to Isle au Haut, a part of Acadia National Park, leave from Stonington daily. Other types of boating excursions are also available locally and if you forgot to bring your kayak or canoe, you can rent one.
Stonington, Maine is the ideal vacation destination for a person traveling alone, a group or family vacation. Situation on Deer Isle, the small friendly community is surrounded by the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The Penobscot Bay is a flurry with fishing boats and in the summer, the marinas and waterways are filled with summer visitors enjoying their yachts, canoes, kayaks and other types of pleasure crafts.
You can find a variety of lodging in Stonington including bed and breakfasts, inns, hotels, cabins, seaside cottages and even a hostel. There is also a variety of places to eat and many quaint shops to browse through.
Stonington offers a wide choice of outdoor activities including day trips to several of the surrounding islands, deep sea fishing, or simply watching the bustle surrounding the arrival of the day's catch at the fishing pier. From Stonington, it is only a short drive to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park's Cadillac Mountain. Other area activities include hiking, biking, kayaking and miscellaneous other ocean adventures.