Deer Isle refers both to the Maine island that is home to several hamlets, including the town of Stonington, and to the village of Deer Isle, located at the causeway between North and South Deer Isle. It is about five hours from Boston by car.
Where to stay
Deer Isle Hostel
65 Tennis Road
Where to eat
El El Frijoles
41 Caterpillar Hill Road (Route 15)
Serves terrific from-scratch, locally sourced Mexicali food out of an
What to do
Nervous Nellie’s Jams and Jellies
598 Sunshine Road, Deer Isle
Deer Isle Artist Association
15 Main St., Deer Isle Village
Stop in for an orientation to the art studios and galleries in the area.
The Good Life Center
372 Harborside Road, Harborside
The Island Heritage Trust
420 Sunset Road, Sunset
Maintains the area’s many public preserves and trails and publishes a detailed map.