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Guidebook for Harpswell

Alyce & Andrew

Guidebook for Harpswell

Food Scene
Walking distance. Open lunch & dinner. Lobster, burgers, veg options, casual dining. Outdoor & indoor seating. Bar. Ice cream!
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Estes Lobster House
1906 Harpswell Neck Road
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Walking distance. Open lunch & dinner. Lobster, burgers, veg options, casual dining. Outdoor & indoor seating. Bar. Ice cream!
A little more upscale than Estes, but still casual. Driving or biking distance. Great food & bar. Live music on some weekends. Marina & docks are fun to explore. Amazing view.
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Dolphin Marina & Restaurant
515 Basin Point Road
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A little more upscale than Estes, but still casual. Driving or biking distance. Great food & bar. Live music on some weekends. Marina & docks are fun to explore. Amazing view.
Lobster shack/stand. Place to grab a quick bite - lobster rolls, tails, fried seafood, hamburgers, french fries, etc. Picnic tables and great water views. Adjacent to Dolphin Marina.
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Erica's Seafood
505 Basin Point Road
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Lobster shack/stand. Place to grab a quick bite - lobster rolls, tails, fried seafood, hamburgers, french fries, etc. Picnic tables and great water views. Adjacent to Dolphin Marina.
Wharf, open-air restaurant, community center, all in the picturesque village of Cundys Harbor in East Harpswell. Driving distance.
Holbrook's General Store
984 Cundy's Harbor Road
Wharf, open-air restaurant, community center, all in the picturesque village of Cundys Harbor in East Harpswell. Driving distance.
Gelato! So delicious. Indoor and outdoor seating. Downtown Brunswick, near Morning Glory Natural Foods.
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The Gelato Fiasco
74 Maine Street
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Gelato! So delicious. Indoor and outdoor seating. Downtown Brunswick, near Morning Glory Natural Foods.
Coffee shop in downtown Brunswick! Wifi. Lots of baked goods, sandwiches.
Little Dog Coffee Shop
87 Maine Street
Coffee shop in downtown Brunswick! Wifi. Lots of baked goods, sandwiches.
If you want to explore more of the "real" Maine coast and get further off the beaten path, head over to Five Islands! Stunning location, shore dinners, lobster rolls, quintessential Maine!
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Five Islands Lobster Co
1447 5 Islands Road
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If you want to explore more of the "real" Maine coast and get further off the beaten path, head over to Five Islands! Stunning location, shore dinners, lobster rolls, quintessential Maine!
Do you NEED Indian food, even while on vacation in Maine? Brunswick has you covered! Bombay Mahal is great, and so is Shere Punjab just across the street and up a few blocks!
Bombay Mahal
99 Maine Street
Do you NEED Indian food, even while on vacation in Maine? Brunswick has you covered! Bombay Mahal is great, and so is Shere Punjab just across the street and up a few blocks!
Family owned restaurant at Great Island Boatyard. Pizza, soups, paninis, salads, etc. Closed on Sundays.
Wheelhouse Cafe
Family owned restaurant at Great Island Boatyard. Pizza, soups, paninis, salads, etc. Closed on Sundays.
Delicious pizza and Italian-inspired lunch/dinner. Full bar. Located at the Maine Street Station in Brunswick. Open every day.
Scarlet Begonias
16 Station Avenue
Delicious pizza and Italian-inspired lunch/dinner. Full bar. Located at the Maine Street Station in Brunswick. Open every day.
Pizza by the slice or the pie. Handmade, unique ingredients from local farms. Limited indoor and outdoor seating.
Maine Street
Pizza by the slice or the pie. Handmade, unique ingredients from local farms. Limited indoor and outdoor seating.
California-inspired Mexican food focusing on locally grown and sourced ingredients. Unique, fresh. Full bar. Can be very busy on Friday/Saturday nights. Dinner only. Closed Sunday/Monday.
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El Camino
15 Cushing Street
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California-inspired Mexican food focusing on locally grown and sourced ingredients. Unique, fresh. Full bar. Can be very busy on Friday/Saturday nights. Dinner only. Closed Sunday/Monday.
Stop into Cafe Creme for great coffee, sandwiches, cookies, and salads if you are spending the day in historic downtown Bath!
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Cafe Creme
56 Front Street
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Stop into Cafe Creme for great coffee, sandwiches, cookies, and salads if you are spending the day in historic downtown Bath!
One of our favorite Brunswick restaurants. Fantastic concept of rustic, unusual Italian & Greek fare. Not your typical Italian place. Great wine selection. Call ahead for reservations on Fri/Sat.
Trattoria Athena
97 Maine Street
One of our favorite Brunswick restaurants. Fantastic concept of rustic, unusual Italian & Greek fare. Not your typical Italian place. Great wine selection. Call ahead for reservations on Fri/Sat.
Sightseeing
Potts Point is the very end of our peninsula, surrounded by water, great walking / swimming / sightseeing area. Public access. Preserved by Harpswell Land Trust.
Potts Point
Potts Point is the very end of our peninsula, surrounded by water, great walking / swimming / sightseeing area. Public access. Preserved by Harpswell Land Trust.
Casco Bay Lines afternoon sightseeing cruise, late June-Labor Day. Enjoy the islands and sights of Casco Bay. Departs from Cooks Lobster House, Bailey Island at 12PM daily. 2 hours long, $16/person.
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Cook's Lobster & Ale House
68 Garrison Cove Road
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Casco Bay Lines afternoon sightseeing cruise, late June-Labor Day. Enjoy the islands and sights of Casco Bay. Departs from Cooks Lobster House, Bailey Island at 12PM daily. 2 hours long, $16/person.
Sail charter tours. Afternoon, full day, or overnight tours on 38' sloop. Call 207-725-0979 for information on rates and tours.
Captain's Watch Sail Charter
252 Pinkham Point Road
Sail charter tours. Afternoon, full day, or overnight tours on 38' sloop. Call 207-725-0979 for information on rates and tours.
Sea kayak rentals, lessons, tours. Call 207-833-5257 or visit www.h2outfitters.com
H2Outfitters
Sea kayak rentals, lessons, tours. Call 207-833-5257 or visit www.h2outfitters.com
Looking for a state park and sandy beach to explore? Drive over to Phippsburg and check out this midcoast gem. Stop in Bath on the way there or back and walk around the historic downtown district.
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Popham Beach State Park
10 Perkins Farm Lane
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Looking for a state park and sandy beach to explore? Drive over to Phippsburg and check out this midcoast gem. Stop in Bath on the way there or back and walk around the historic downtown district.
Biking or driving distance from our house. Great for biking or walking. Ocean views. Open to the public dawn-dusk.
George J. Mitchell Field
1410 Harpswell Neck Road
Biking or driving distance from our house. Great for biking or walking. Ocean views. Open to the public dawn-dusk.
If you are looking to explore further up the coast, this is another beautiful state park and sandy beach!
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Reid State Park
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If you are looking to explore further up the coast, this is another beautiful state park and sandy beach!
Check out Two Coves Farm on Neils Point Road in South Harpswell (driving or biking distance). Joe does sheep dog demos on Saturdays during the summer. twocovesfarm.com
Neil's Point Road
Check out Two Coves Farm on Neils Point Road in South Harpswell (driving or biking distance). Joe does sheep dog demos on Saturdays during the summer. twocovesfarm.com
Hidden gem. Dramatic seaside walk with unique rock formations on Bailey Island. Turn onto Washington Ave from Rte 24/Harpswell Islands Rd. Can park in church lot except on Sunday mornings.
Washington Avenue
Hidden gem. Dramatic seaside walk with unique rock formations on Bailey Island. Turn onto Washington Ave from Rte 24/Harpswell Islands Rd. Can park in church lot except on Sunday mornings.
One of the prettiest vistas in Maine. On Bailey Island, at Route 24 (Harpswell Islands Rd) / Abner Point Road. Public parking and small beach, picnic area.
Mackerel Cove
One of the prettiest vistas in Maine. On Bailey Island, at Route 24 (Harpswell Islands Rd) / Abner Point Road. Public parking and small beach, picnic area.
Cruise to Eagle Island on the Marie L. Departs from Dolphin Marina. Stops on Eagle Island for 1.5 hrs, where you can explore & visit the Peary House museum. www.marielcruises.com or call 207 833 5343
Eagle Island
Cruise to Eagle Island on the Marie L. Departs from Dolphin Marina. Stops on Eagle Island for 1.5 hrs, where you can explore & visit the Peary House museum. www.marielcruises.com or call 207 833 5343
This is my favorite Harpswell swimming spot (though the water never gets very warm!). Public boat launch/small beach on protected cove. Limited parking, good idea to walk or bike from house.
Stovers Cove Road
This is my favorite Harpswell swimming spot (though the water never gets very warm!). Public boat launch/small beach on protected cove. Limited parking, good idea to walk or bike from house.
This is a great place to bike or (long) walk to. Beautiful cove with a twist -- the wharf is solar powered! If you're lucky you might see a catch come fresh off the boat. www.pottsharborlobster.com
Potts Harbor Lobster Inc.
242 Ash Point Road
This is a great place to bike or (long) walk to. Beautiful cove with a twist -- the wharf is solar powered! If you're lucky you might see a catch come fresh off the boat. www.pottsharborlobster.com
Essentials
Country store. Gas pump, basic groceries (milk, snacks, bread, soda, etc). They sell wine & beer. Sandwiches and pizza menu.
Ship To Shore Store
1220 Harpswell Neck Road
Country store. Gas pump, basic groceries (milk, snacks, bread, soda, etc). They sell wine & beer. Sandwiches and pizza menu.
Great locally owned natural foods store in downtown Brunswick.
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Morning Glory Natural Foods
60 Maine Street
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Great locally owned natural foods store in downtown Brunswick.
Small family-owned grocery store. Vegetables, fruit, milk/dairy, snacks, bakery, old fashioned meat/seafood counter. Cash or check only. Closed on Sundays.
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The Vegetable Corner
509 Harpswell Road
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Small family-owned grocery store. Vegetables, fruit, milk/dairy, snacks, bakery, old fashioned meat/seafood counter. Cash or check only. Closed on Sundays.
Saturday Farmers Market, 8am - 12pm! Crystal Springs Farm also has wooded walking trails that are open to the public.
Crystal Spring Farm CSA
277 Pleasant Hill Road
Saturday Farmers Market, 8am - 12pm! Crystal Springs Farm also has wooded walking trails that are open to the public.
Wine, fancy cheese, and chocolates! Great place to stop and pick up snacks for a picnic. Open 10am-5pm.
Black Sheep Wine Shop
105 Mountain Road
Wine, fancy cheese, and chocolates! Great place to stop and pick up snacks for a picnic. Open 10am-5pm.
Arts & Culture
Spindleworks Art Center! This is where I work. Visit the studios and shop featuring the work of 40+ artists with disabilities. Open M-F, 9-4 pm (best to visit before 1pm to see the artists at work!)
Independence Association
7 Lincoln Street
Spindleworks Art Center! This is where I work. Visit the studios and shop featuring the work of 40+ artists with disabilities. Open M-F, 9-4 pm (best to visit before 1pm to see the artists at work!)
Indie movie theater in Brunswick! Check listings at www.eveningstarcinema.com
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Eveningstar Cinema
149 Maine Street
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Indie movie theater in Brunswick! Check listings at www.eveningstarcinema.com
Bowdoin College has a great art museum that is free and open to the public. Open 10am-5pm Saturdays, 1pm-5pm Sundays.
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Bowdoin College Museum of Art
245 Main St
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Bowdoin College has a great art museum that is free and open to the public. Open 10am-5pm Saturdays, 1pm-5pm Sundays.
Super delicious restaurant and independent cinema! Check out explorefrontier.com for more info. In the renovated Ft. Andross mill, great views of the Androscoggin River.
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Frontier
14 Maine Street
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Super delicious restaurant and independent cinema! Check out explorefrontier.com for more info. In the renovated Ft. Andross mill, great views of the Androscoggin River.
Contemporary art gallery focusing on documentary photography of working waterfront communities. Located at Holbrook's Wharf, Cundys Harbor in East Harpswell.
982 Cundys Harbor Rd
982 Cundys Harbor Rd
Contemporary art gallery focusing on documentary photography of working waterfront communities. Located at Holbrook's Wharf, Cundys Harbor in East Harpswell.
If you are interested in the maritime and shipbuilding history of Maine, this is a must! www.mainemaritimemuseum.org
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Maine Maritime Museum
243 Washington Street
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If you are interested in the maritime and shipbuilding history of Maine, this is a must! www.mainemaritimemuseum.org
Interesting museum on Bowdoin campus about the arctic region of US/Canada. Historical exhibits, expedition artifacts, and exhibits on contemporary life way up north. Free. Sat 10a-5p, Sun 2p-5p.
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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
9500 College Sta
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Interesting museum on Bowdoin campus about the arctic region of US/Canada. Historical exhibits, expedition artifacts, and exhibits on contemporary life way up north. Free. Sat 10a-5p, Sun 2p-5p.
Everything Else
Take the Downeaster to Boston or the Maine Eastern R.R to Rockland! Concord Trailways will take you to Logan and the local Brunswick Explorer bus is there for trips around town.
Brunswick Station
16 Station Avenue
Take the Downeaster to Boston or the Maine Eastern R.R to Rockland! Concord Trailways will take you to Logan and the local Brunswick Explorer bus is there for trips around town.
Need to rent a Zipcar? There are some available to Zipcar members located on the Bowdoin campus!
Zipcar Location
5 College Street
Need to rent a Zipcar? There are some available to Zipcar members located on the Bowdoin campus!
Shopping
Handmade chocolates, candies, and ice cream! Over on Orrs Island (you can drive there!)
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Island Candy Company
1795 Harpswell Island Road
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Handmade chocolates, candies, and ice cream! Over on Orrs Island (you can drive there!)
Pretty typical gift shop fare, but the location and views are amazing! Park your car and walk around.
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Land's End Gift Shop
2391 Harpswell Island Road
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Pretty typical gift shop fare, but the location and views are amazing! Park your car and walk around.
Great Saturday flea market in the Ft Andross mill complex! A huge treasure trove. Next door is the Cabot Antique Mall. Easy parking.
Waterfront Flea Market
14 Maine Street
Great Saturday flea market in the Ft Andross mill complex! A huge treasure trove. Next door is the Cabot Antique Mall. Easy parking.
Handmade pottery and ceramics. Open til 6pm daily. Walking or biking distance!
Ash Cove Pottery
75 Ash Cove Road South
Handmade pottery and ceramics. Open til 6pm daily. Walking or biking distance!
Are you a fiber artist, knitter, or weaver? Go to Halcyon, you'll feel like you've died and gone to fiber heaven...
Halcyon Yarn
12 School Street
Are you a fiber artist, knitter, or weaver? Go to Halcyon, you'll feel like you've died and gone to fiber heaven...