Top things to do in Southwest Harbor

Museum in Southwest Harbor

Wendell Gilley Museum

For rainy-day amusement, pay a visit to this handsomely designed museum, which displays the exquisite wooden carvings of Wendell Gilley, one of the world's foremost bird carvers. The birds here are remarkably lifeli…
American in Southwest Harbor

Sips

The liveliest spot in town, Sips serves creative salads, risottos, crepes and pastas, plus delicious appetizers (try the Mediterranean plate with hummus, roast eggplant, and red-pepper dip). Good cocktails and frequ…
Modern American in Southwest Harbor

Red Sky

This year-round spot is a neighborhood bistro for the 21st century. Guests dine on local roast chicken, Maine crab cakes, lobster risotto, and other seasonal and sustainably raised comfort foods. Yellow-painted wall…
Cafe in Southwest Harbor

Milagro

Nearly every local's favorite coffeehouse is this friendly cafe and bakery, which pulls excellent espressos and makes a mean bagel sandwich. It's about 0.6 miles north of Southwest Harbor's main intersection (Main S…