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Things to do in Tremont

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Seafood Restaurant
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“Lobster on the deck! Great for kids, view of Bass Harbor. Separate Bar deck! Closed on Sundays.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
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“Sips is a great little place for a nice affordable meal. You may want to make a reservation.”
  • 21 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Wonderful restaurant and bar! Specialty is Lobster Risotto! James Gingerbread with Carmel Sauce is wonderful.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The best steamers around and a wide variety of lobster choices. The seating has a view of the working waterfront in Southwest Harbor. Watch the lobster boats coming in at the end of the day as you eat your local seafood. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Slightly smaller than the Hannaford in Bar Harbor but most staples are still able to be found here. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“A casual scene with local sourced food. Its a upscale casual feel, often with local live music”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“The Seal Cove Auto Museum fosters joyful experiences for people of all ages and interests. Their collection features some of the earliest automobiles and motorcycles, as well as clothing and accessories, from 1895 through the early 1920s. They have different events throughout the year that are a great way to connect with the community.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bike Shop
“Rent mountain bikes for the Carriage Trails (dirt roads through the park with no cars allowed) on the Bar Harbor side. Also biking Sargent Drive across Somes Sound has great views. Longer rides around the Park Loop Road or up Cadillac Mountain.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Yummy bakery, homemade breads, soups, and sandwiches. Check out their website!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Popular swimming spot in the summer. But water is a little colder than other popular lakes ( Branch Lake and Beech Hill Pond)”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Only Lighthouse on Mt Desert Island which is about 1/2 mile walk from the cottage. Check out Lighthouse website. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Authentic Mexican food. Reservation needed. Only open on Friday and Saturday eves during 2019. In residential area of Southwest Harbor.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This casual Southwest Harbor location serves you breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is and option of inside and outside dining.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Hotel
“If you're not going to XYZ for Mexican, Drydock has the best food in town. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Great local outfitter, although nice paddling in the harbor, best to join a tour to Pretty Marsh and other locales”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“This is the BEST cafe. Baked goods, along with a nice gluten-free selection, freshly made bagels and a delicious breakfast burrito are all homemade and are simply superb. Coffee choices are all excellent. These guys really know how to do it well. ”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Lobster on the deck! Great for kids, view of Bass Harbor. Separate Bar deck! Closed on Sundays.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
“Sips is a great little place for a nice affordable meal. You may want to make a reservation.”
  • 21 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Wonderful restaurant and bar! Specialty is Lobster Risotto! James Gingerbread with Carmel Sauce is wonderful.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“The best steamers around and a wide variety of lobster choices. The seating has a view of the working waterfront in Southwest Harbor. Watch the lobster boats coming in at the end of the day as you eat your local seafood. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“A casual scene with local sourced food. Its a upscale casual feel, often with local live music”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Yummy bakery, homemade breads, soups, and sandwiches. Check out their website!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Authentic Mexican food. Reservation needed. Only open on Friday and Saturday eves during 2019. In residential area of Southwest Harbor.”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This casual Southwest Harbor location serves you breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is and option of inside and outside dining.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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