US Airways offers nonstop flights from Reagan National to Bangor, Maine. Mount Desert Island is about 45 miles from Bangor.
566 Seawall Rd.
Rooms from $65 to $120 depending on the season.
118 Clark Point Rd.
Rooms and suites from $129 to $329 depending on the season, with breakfast, some with harbor views and balcony. Pool and hot tub.
14 Clark Point Rd.
Inventive menu with local, organic ingredients, hand-cut meats and varied vegetarian options. Entrees from $22.
80 Seawall Rd.
Innovative Mexican menu using locally sourced food. All entrees, from slow-cooked pork and short ribs to tiger shrimp, are $25.
Islesford Dock Restaurant
Little Cranberry Island
Seasonally focused menu. Small plates from $3.50, burgers from $10, large plates (braised lamb sugo, duck breast, shellfish stew) from $17.
9 Thurston Rd.
Line up to order lobster by size and enjoy at a table overlooking the harbor. Highlights are lobsters, coleslaw, and corn cooked in the husk in lobster water; prices vary seasonally.
Beech Hill Farm stand
171 Beech Hill Rd.
Farm-grown organic produce and locally produced meat, eggs, dairy products, fruit, baked goods and gourmet specialty foods. June through October.
Acadia National Park
See Web site for hours and seasonal closings. A weekly pass is $20 per vehicle or $5 per person on foot or bike.
Maine State Kayak
A short training session and equipment for a guided group trip down the west side of the island is $44 in the off-season, $48 in July and August.
D.T. and L.S.