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Tremont is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine.

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  • 1 Bass Harbor Head Light (end of Lighthouse Rd., south of Harbor Dr.). This 1858 lighthouse sits on a scenic ocean cliff. The lighthouse is closed to the public but can be viewed from the park around the lighthouse. For the best views, take the trail and stairs from the parking lot down to the rocky shoreline. Expect a steep climb on the way back up. Free. Bass Harbor Head Light (Q810448) on Wikidata Bass Harbor Head Light on Wikipedia




  • Seafood Ketch. This staple seafooder on the southernmost part of MDI offers reliable, tasty and fairly priced fare. When you want basic fried or broiled fish or seafood, come here.
  • Thurston's Lobster Pound, 9 Thurston Rd, Bernard, +1 207-244-7600. Late May to mid-Oct: Tu-F noon-8PM. A little known secret. Thurston's has great food and great atmosphere.



  • Ann's Point Inn, Anns Point Rd, +1 207 244-9595.
  • Bass Harbor Cottages and Country Inn, 95 Harbor Dr, +1 207 244-3460. Check-in: 4PM, check-out: 10AM. Three private cottages facing Bass Harbor close to Bass Harbor Head Light. It was built to provide lodging to tradesmen on Swans Island and in 1911, it became the home of Dr. Thomas Tapley, McKinley's 'horse and buggy' physician.
  • Bass Harbor Inn, Shore Rd, +1 207 244-5157.

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Routes through Tremont
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