Southwest Harbor Vacation Packages
From Southwest Harbor, Bangor is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northwest, and Portland is approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the southwest.
Don't restrict yourself to Southwest Harbor; the wider region features plenty of cultural and scenic attractions which await the savvy traveler. Ellsworth, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, while Stonington is located 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast.
About 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north of Southwest Harbor is Ellsworth, a regional city where you can visit Ellsworth Historical Society, Birdsacre Sanctuary and L. L. Bean Shopping Outlet. Indian Point, Grand Theatre and Telephone Museum are also worth a visit before heading back to Southwest Harbor.
Go to Acadia - North Coast's art galleries. These are great places to spend time, especially when the weather is less than perfect.
If you prefer to go slow when you are on vacation, Acadia - North Coast has some good options that will suit you, like camping and shore fishing.
When planning your vacation to Southwest Harbor, it's good to remember that the nearest major airport, Hancock County - Bar Harbor Airport, is located in in Bar Harbor, 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the north.