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If you go to Deer Isle. . .

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

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207-348-2308

www.deerislehostel.com

$25-$60 per night, includes a potluck supper.

Where to eat

El El Frijoles

41 Caterpillar Hill Road (Route 15)

Sargentville

207-359-2486

www.elelfrijoles.com

Serves terrific from-scratch, locally sourced Mexicali food out of an

immaculate barn.

What to do

Nervous Nellie’s Jams and Jellies

598 Sunshine Road, Deer Isle

800-777-6845

www.nervousnellies.com

Deer Isle Artist Association

15 Main St., Deer Isle Village

207-348-2330

www.deerislandartists.com

Stop in for an orientation to the art studios and galleries in the area.

The Good Life Center

372 Harborside Road, Harborside

207-326-8211.

www.goodlife.org

Information

The Island Heritage Trust

420 Sunset Road, Sunset

207-348-2455

www.islandheritagetrust.org

Maintains the area’s many public preserves and trails and publishes a detailed map.

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