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Make the most out of your time

Here on Mount Desert Island, there are many things to do on both land and water. The Knowles Company is pleased to offer you a variety of recreational businesses, services, restaurants and more to help you make the most out of your time in the Mount Desert area.

Adventure Awaits

Activities & Services

Mount Desert Island provides an extensive range of activities for all family members. Whether you are planning a vacation or looking to call the island your home, Maine’s downeast coast offers beauty, relaxation and endless adventure in it’s waters, on its’ shoreline, and among its’ forests and mountains. Planning a wedding? Need pet care or transportation to the airport? Explore some of the many resources to make your stay easier!

Good Food, Great Vibes

Where to Eat

The Mount Desert Island dining experience offers a variety of fresh, delicious cuisine. With so many options you’ll have your choice between budget friendly and fine dining, famous establishments and favorite hidden gems. Whether it be dining in the downtown areas, finding your next favorite drink at a local craft brewery, sitting seaside enjoying local seafood from area fisherpeople or hiking with a picnic full of local farmer’s market food, there is something for everyone.

Breathtaking views


Boasting a variety of private, semi-private, and public clubs, Mt. Desert Island offers some historic opportunities to enjoy your golf, swimming, and tennis.

Fresh,Local foods

Groceries & Farmer's Markets

Whether you’re seeking locally sourced produce, seafood, and meats, organic goods, or your favorite brand-name product, we’ve got you covered!