Things To Do!

Things to Do
Southwest Harbor
Chamber of Commerce
Find out about the quiet side of MDI

Island Explorer Shuttle
Free shuttle service around the island

Weather

Tide Chart

Acadia Woods Kennel

Acadia Magic
Links and area information on
activities, shopping and dining

Fall Foliage Information
Information for the leaf peepers



Check out some of our favorite activities:


Acadia National Park -Info on directions, rates and tours


Biplane Ride Over Bar Harbor Flight Biplane Tours -A birds eye view of the island you'll never forget!

Acadia Mountain Guides Acadia Mountain Guides -Climbing for all ages on our stunning pink granite

Sailing Sail Acadia -Sail on a classic Downeast Friendship Sloop. Photos.

photo Southwest Harbor Cycle -All your bicycling needs



Maine State Sea Kayak Tours -The perfect way to see the island is from the water!




Diver Ed
-A must do for the kids (young and old!). See guest photos.




Whale Watching
-Take in the local wildlife


Dolphin%20skulls Whale Museum -After seeing whales in their natural habitat, learn a little more

Mount Desert Oceanarium -Learn more about the sea



Downeast Nature & Bird Tours
-Take a tour and check out the Island's birdlife




Kebo Valley Golf Club
-Visit the 8th oldest golf club in the US!


Charlotte Rhoades Butterfly Garden -Just a short walk from Anna's!

Asticou Thuya & Asticou Gardens -My favorite place on the Island

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden -Best viewed in August, reserve your spot early.

Reel Pizza Movie Theater -Sofas, great pizza and wine



Seal Cove Auto Museum
-Incredible collection of 'brass era' cars




Abbe Museum -Learn more about Maine's Native American heritage


Wendell Gilley Museum Wendell Gilley Museum -A delightful collection of bird carvings

Acadia Fiber Faire, May

Summer Festival of the Arts -Held in Southwest Harbor, July

Flamingo Festival -Held in Southwest Harbor, July

Annual Craft Show  -MDI High School in Bar Harbor, July

Maine Starlight Festival, September & October

Mount Desert Island Marathon, October




Ocean view, waves crashing on rocks

Hiking on Mount Desert Island

Contact Us

Anna's Quietside Cottages

Marc Chalfoun
PO Box 122
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679



Phone 207.266.8017

News & Updates

Availability:  Call 207.266.8017  8.30 A.M. - 7 P.M.

The Veranda, Pavillion and Butterfly are available all winter, for any winter trips!


August 19th - 26th: no availability

August 26th - September 2nd:
Pavillion, Lookout

September 4th - 9th: Americana, Birdhouse, Carriage,

September 9th - 16th:
Lookout, Bluehouse, Treehouse

September 16th - 23rd: Pavillion, Bluehouse

September 23rd - 30th: Pavillion, Carriage, Lookout

September 30th - October 7th: Rose, Veranda, Lookout

October 7th - 13th: Lookout

October 14th - 21st: Pavillion