24 locals recommend
Monhegan, Maine 04852
Tips from locals
You can get the ferry to beautiful Monhegan island from New Harbor, about ten minutes away.
There are two things that make staying on The St. George Peninsula compelling. One of them is easy access to the Monhegan Island Boat line - departing from Port Clyde. This is the mail boat - there are no cars, either on the ferry, or, on the island (well, almost none. There are a few "beaters"…
A boat ride to this island may offer seal, seabird, and possibly whale sightings. (Other whalewatching adventures are nearby). Monhegan features artist colony and walks that include a forest with fairy houses.
Small walkable island, take the earliest ferry out of Port Clyde (book ahead!!! Monhegan boat line) in the morning, stay for the day, hike the trail around the island (pack a picnic lunch) grab a beer at the new brewery, DON'T miss the last ferry off the island in the afternoon. There is a hotel on…