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Great and Relaxing

Stonington was a beautiful village and I cannot say enough how friendly the folks were. The local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee J
Very pretty

The downtown is very tiny but very sweet. It has a lovely view of the harbor. There are a couple... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
beachbons
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Main Street, Stonington, Deer Isle, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stonington was a beautiful village and I cannot say enough how friendly the folks were. The local community members were friendly and stopped to talk and give much information on the town and what to do. we had the opportunity to talk to some young...More

Thank Lee J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The downtown is very tiny but very sweet. It has a lovely view of the harbor. There are a couple galleries, a couple restaurants quite a few inns.

Thank beachbons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent some time exploring Stonington while waiting for our Puffin Boat tour. Ate both lunch and dinner while there as well. It was nice to wander thru the town and not have wall to wall people like Bar Harbor. Or see a town filled...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy parking, restaurants seem to be reasonable compared to other towns. Nice view from the pier. Nothing to go out of your way for.

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weve been going here for over 40 years. It is out of the way, thank goodness...is a REAL fishing village with a few small tourist oriented clothing, and antique stores. For us the most wonderful store is a book shop at the far end of...More

Thank citycat66
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Here is the quintessential Maine lobster fishing center. We were kicked off the lobster pier by an irate trucker, little parking available in town and restaurants only open basically for dinner and interesting local characters floating around town, but it is worth a brief visit,...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Stonington Ct.~ A triple delight! Sun & sea breezed streets . Historic sites, fine food~ & flowers!!

Thank monicaagor
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Very scenic, peaceful small town with working lobster boats in the Harbor. Just a few shops and restaurants. Farm market on Friday was a pleasant surprise. Locals all very friendly. Enjoyed the Harbor cruise and art shops. Would return for a relaxing few days

Thank champsters2018
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Nice place to see a working lobster town, a few tourist shops, a couple of restaurants. They have an old opera house that has regular performances. All very cute and quaint.

Thank MandyAZ
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I've been visiting all my life since I have family in the area. I feel so at peace looking out at the lobster boats. There is not a more beautiful place on earth. The fishing village is quaint, and the way life used to be,...More

1  Thank Gartski
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brynulf
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Response from Nancy2005 | Reviewed this property |
The three are quite different towns. Stonington is more like a small Norwegian fishing village. It has walking in town and nice forest trails nearby. You would have many destinations on Deer Isle and north on the Blue... More
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