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Things To Do

Explore the Coast of Maine by sea and by land. Here are some of our favorite ways to appreciate our special corner of the rocky coast.

Maine: Worth a Visit, Worth a Lifetime!
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Hardy Boat Cruises

Daily charter trips departing right from New Harbor range from exploring iconic Monhegan to puffin and  seal watches.  Enjoy Midcoast Maine from the water with Hardy Boat Cruises.

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Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

Soak up the stunning view at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. Climb on the rocks, get a tour of the lighthouse tower, and browse local history at the Fishermen's Museum and Art Gallery.  
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Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve

Visit at low tide to see the large tidepool that the inspired Carson's book 'The Edge of the Sea' and enjoy a 1 mile walk through the Maine woods across the road.


After a day of touring the area, you may not feel like cooking, but you don't have to go far to find great food.

Try local seafood and delicious New England cooking right in town!
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Shaw's Fish & Lobster Wharf Restaurant

Experience quintessential Maine eating: lobster dinner with a view of New Harbor and lobster boats unloading their catch. You can't get seafood any fresher than that!
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The Contented Sole

The Contented Sole offers gourmet seafood dishes and dockside dining with a lovely view of Pemaquid Harbor. A favorite dish is their fish tacos!
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The Rooting Pig Charcuterie

Organic, pasture-raised charcuterie served in an elegant setting right on the farm where the meat is raised. The intentionality behind the animal husbandry really shows in their beautiful and delicious products!