Maine Maritime Museum

Maine Maritime Museum celebrates Maine’s maritime heritage and culture in order to educate the community and a worldwide audience about the important role of Maine in regional and global maritime activities.

The Museum accomplishes its stewardship through: discriminate collection, preservation and dissemination of historic materials and information, engaging educational programs, relevant and compelling exhibitions, and a unique historic shipyard, all connecting the past to contemporary and future issues.

Maine Maritime Museum offers many opportunities to explore Maine’s maritime heritage and culture. There is so much to see and to, admission is good for two days of visiting.

Maine Made Christmas

As the days shorten and the air chills, people in Washington County, Maine begin to prepare for the Christmas wreath season. Garages, basements and kitchen tables become manufacturing plants for balsam wreaths and other balsam products. Maine Made Christmas is located in the heart of the Maine balsam industry, nestled between the scenic Narraguagus river and the dense evergreen forests of Downeast Maine in Columbia Falls.

Maine Made Christmas, a family owned business has over a decade of experience in the manufacturing, decorating and shipping of balsam products. New products, location, experience and enthusiasm all combine to help Maine Made Christmas reach our goal of providing our customers with quality balsam products.

Let us serve you and help take some stress out of your holiday season.

Scenic Tours of Acadia Maine

Have you ever wanted to experience the beauty of nature in Acadia Maine? You can experience breathtaking landscape views of Acadia with a scenic tour. A scenic tour captures the wonders not normally visible to the public because they are inaccessible from the ground. Experience the magic a scenic flight has to offer. You’ll have a unique perspective that no one on ever has of Acadia and the surrounding areas. Life is stressful so ease your stress away with a pristine, calming, and the flowing of nature effortlessly beneath you on a flying scenic tour.

University Inn

University InnOverlooking the Stillwater River in the charming college town of Orono, University Inn Academic Suites is committed to Downeast hospitality.  We are within walking distance to some of downtown Orono’s finest restaurants and driving distance to many attractions of Downeast Maine.  Our property has access to the Stillwater River with some of the best fishing in Maine.  Being only 1/2 of a mile from the University of Maine, we are the closest accommodations around, as well as also minutes from the Bangor Mall and LL Bean and many historic sites, including day trips to Acadia National Park , Baxter State Park and the Moosehead Lake Region.

The University Inn is a family run Inn with a newly renovated building.  All of our spacious rooms have private balconies with many of them overlooking the river.  Our seasonal outdoor heated pool with bar service is the perfect way to relax or spend time with friends & family.

We offer free wireless in all of our rooms, complimentary hot  breakfast, fitness & recreation center, a smoke free and environmentally conscious building and limited pet friendly rooms.

Island Discovery Tours

Island Discovery Tours just made the journey between St.Andrews and Campobello Island a lot shorter. The Island Discovery Tours has set up a passenger ferry, a fast & speedy way to reach Campobello Island. A variety of options on how you want to explore the island are available, whether you decide to be on the early departure to St.Andrews, depart in the afternoon or stay overnight. Early reservations are recommended for Island Discovery Tours to maximize your enjoyment and experience with us.

Scenic Flights of Acadia

Enjoy flying with Scenic Flights of Acadia, a Maine vacation tradition for generations, and sailing on a Windjammer Cruise with our Wings and Water Packages.


Shard, is a coastal lifestyle brand that designs & sells coastal inspired dinnerware, linens and home accessories.  From our signature blue and white coastal village design to our newest patterns, our products fit comfortably into any home up and down the shoreline.  Through our “Plate for a Plate” giving program, we donate a meal for every SHARD item we sell to support local hunger prevention programs. Please visit our seasonal retail shops in Bar Harbor, Maine where we offer all of our SHARD pottery, linens and home accents, while also featuring a unique assortment of Maine made edibles, Wilburs of Maine Chocolates, local artwork, natural beauty and bath products, homemade jewelry, candles, t-shirts, flip flops, kids items, custom bedding & tabletop products designed for boats, plus much, much more!  We’re located at 19 Cottage Street and at 55 West Street on the Harborside Boardwalk Pier. For more information, store hours and online shopping visit