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.