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Fast Food in Deer Island

The Pilgrim's Rest

An apt name for an apt spot. The Pilgrim's Rest is a simple, hole-in-the-wall eatery and is the place to get your fill of seafood (much of it fried) plus great lobster rolls to enjoy on the small patio or to take ou…
Viewpoint in Deer Island

Lobster Pound

At Lamberts Cove is a huge lobster pound used to hold live lobster (it could well be the world's largest). Another massive pound squirms at Northern Harbor.
Waterfront in Deer Island

Old Sow Whirlpool

From the shores of the pretty, community-run 16-hectare Deer Island Point Park, Old Sow, the world's second-largest natural tidal whirlpool, is seen offshore a few hours before high tide. Whales pass occasionally to…