Places To Go - Communities

Along this long stretch of coast, there's no end to the must-stop places.
Pick what you'd like to explore and get going:

Campobello Island

Discover the magic of Campobello Island, famous for being the beloved isle of late U. S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt. The 34-room Roosevelt Cottage Museum is a focal point of Roosevelt Campobello International Park. 

Albert County Museum

Discover the People of the Tides

Explore and discover an industrious place of ship builders, mining moguls, lumber barons, apple kings, and even a pirate!

The Land

From Albertite, the rock that kick-started the Modern Era, to gypsum and lumber, the building blocks of our homes.

The Sea

Bangor

The Greater Bangor region offers a surprising mix of cosmopolitan experiences and old world traditions. The unique spirit of the Greater Bangor Region is evident in its charming shops, delicious dining and world-class performing arts. The many museums, shops, and theaters in the area offer a wealth of interesting things to do and see, or  plan ahead to enjoy one of Bangor's Waterfront Concert series, or take a tour of Stephen King's Bangor.

Bar Harbor

Adventure, romance, the rock-bound coast and soaring granite cliffs–there is a special mystique to Bar Harbor. Surrounded by Acadia National Park and located at the edge of the sea, you can kick back and take in all the wonder of the island, or get pumped up and go on adventures. Connect with a local wildlife expert for a tour on land or sea.  Intown, check into a museum or gallery and Bar Harbor's varied shops and restaurants. 

The Tides Institute and Museum of Art

Tides Institute & Museum of Art is a cross border (U.S./Canada) cultural institution and museum with a focus on the greater international Passamaquoddy Region in particular, but with a wider view of the cultural ties between Maine, New England and the Atlantic Provinces. Crossing disciplinary boundaries as well as geographical borders, the Tides Institute involves art, history, photography and architecture.

The Commons Eastport

Founded in 2004 by nine area women, who joined their energy and resources to restore an historic building on Eastport's waterfront, The Commons is an example of a shared creative and community vision. In The Shop-At-The-Commons, we offer the work of 90+ fine artists and artisans, all from the local area. Works include: silk jackets, hand-knit sweaters, original jewelry, handmade note cards, pottery, wildlife paintings, and so much more.

New Brunswick Museum

Whale sightings guaranteed at the New Brunswick Museum! Head indoors for whale-watching and add hands-on learning to your experience. Put on a lab coat and gain greater insight into these mysterious ocean giants from a point of view you just can’t get out on the water. Examine real whale bones up close and discover what you have in common with these enormous mammals. You’ll know just ‘how big is big’ when it comes to a whale! People of all ages will leave the museum as ‘Bay of Fundy tide experts’ with great stories of the whales and the world-famous tides, this time seen through the eyes of a knowledgeable guide.

Savour in the Garden

Enjoy fine dining at “Canada’s Garden of the Year—Kingsbrae Garden.” You will be served by multi-award winning Chef Alex Haun who is all about sourcing local and utilizing the freshest of New Brunswick’s products. This intimate culinary experience starts at 6:00 pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday with a half-tasting menu followed by a full-tasting menu. His selections often include local game such as wild boar and red deer, as well as New Brunswick oysters, and homemade ice creams for dessert.

Artsipelago

Year-round, Artsipelago is a map and guide to the best of the locally distinctive culture of our region - two countries/one bay. This distinctive arts and culture of a group of islands and peninsulas is located on the international Maine/New Brunswick coastal border region of Passamaquoddy Bay and is all connected by ocean-going ferries, water taxis and scenic coastal drives.