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Bailey Island

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Bailey Island is an island in Casco Bay, Maine.

Get in[edit]

  • By car, down US Route 24.
  • By ferry, from Portland on Casco Bay Lines.

Get around[edit]


Visitors will enjoy the sight of lobster traps stacked in the front yard of houses on Bailey Island.

  • Bailey Island Bridge, Route 24 (between Bailey Island and Orr's Island). A crib bridge built with granite slabs that allows the water to flow through. If you drive to Bailey Island, you will cross the bridge.



  • Glenn's (on Mackerel Cove). Lobster fresh off the boats. Single lobsters at wholesale prices. (e.g. $5/lb Aug 13, 2006)


  • Cook's Lobster House Restaurant, US Route 24, +1 207 833-2818, fax: +1 207 833-5851, . Daily 11:30AM-9PM. Good lobster. Was made famous with the Visa commercials "You better bring your Visa card, because they don't take American Express".
  • Giant Stairs Take-out, US Route 24. Get lobster rolls, fish 'n' chips, etc. to go in a handy handled paper bag. Take your picnic to Giant Steps, eat, and then climb around on the rocks.



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