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Best things to do in Owls Head

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“The Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine is an art museum that specializes in American art.”
57 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of Melissa Kelly's extraordinary restaurants, visitors fly into RKD, Owls Head Airport, to eat at Primo. Expensive.”
40 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Up for a walk...? 7/10ths of a mile out tobgg the end of the breakwater. Save this for a sunny day and bring along a drink and an extra jacket ! It gets cool out at the end.”
24 locals recommend
Museum
“For automobile enthusiasts and aviation fans, a high level museum experience. Great for an overcast or cool day.”
26 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“The Strand Theatre is a historic performing arts venue in downtown Rockland, Maine. Built in 1923 in the wake of a fire that destroyed part of the downtown, it is a rare example of Egyptian Revival architecture, and the only one of three theaters built in Rockland in that period to survive. Now owned by a non-profit, it continues to present films as well as musical and theatrical productions. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.”
22 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“"Located in the heart of Rockland’s downtown arts district, CMCA is in walking distance of the Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center, the Strand Theatre, and dozens of art galleries, restaurants, and hotels. Be ready to say wow!"”
17 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Beautiful Spot. Go to the beach to the left and follow the path past the Park Limit sign....the locals go here!”
14 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“This is one of our favorite restaurants in town. If you love lots of choices, with lots of flavor, in an eclectic setting, then this is worth checking out. Make reservations as they fill up fast.”
20 locals recommend
Park
“Enjoy a great day at the beach ! Sit on the sand or on the beautiful flat rocks and enjoy the views and breezes. The far ebd of the beach has a nice smooth sand bottom going into the water.”
15 locals recommend
Cafe
“A cultural center of Rockland. Open relatively early and stays open later than most places in town. Besides coffee, they have a good selection of breakfast and lunch foods as well as beers and wines.”
15 locals recommend
Bar
“I am no expert about sushi, but, I have heard again and again it is top notch quality. It's received national attention. ”
17 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is a great place to either have a meal or just have drinks. They have award-winning cocktails and a funky cool vibe.”
14 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“This is a wonderful restaurant that you want to take time with. The kitchen is small so you want to allow yourself some small plates over time with a bottle of excellent wine. The setting is lovely and cozy, and food is exquisite! ”
11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Archer’s on the Pier is located on Rockland’s waterfront. Enjoy an innovative menu for lunch and dinner created with the best sustainable seafood and local produce. On Sunday, we offer a light fare for brunch while you enjoy Jazz playing softly in the background. Sit out on our large deck and watch the windjammers drift by as you relish the fresh sea air. ”
13 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“More breathtaking views abd photo ops. Wear sturdy shoes for the unpaved paths.”
1 local recommends
Museum
“Walk the dike in Rockland Harbor to the lighthouse which is nearly in the middle of the harbor. From there you can see Owl's Head light, the schooners sailing the bay, lobster boats at work just a short distance away, and the ferries to and from Vinylhaven and North Haven.”
3 locals recommend