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Frenchboro has a population of 38 and is located on 14 small islands in Blue Hill Bay in the Down East region of Maine. Less than a hundred people live here year round and they keep things much as they have been for decades. The island is a favorite stop of yachts and boats.
Frenchboro is about an 8-mile (12.6 km) (35 minute) ferry [formerly dead link] ride south from Bass Harbor. Moorings are available for boaters.
- Island Cruises, Bass Harbor, ☏ +1 207 244-5785, firstname.lastname@example.org. Offers lunch tours of the island departing from Bass Harbor.
- Great Duck Light.
The island is a simple place. A 900-acre land parcel has been put into conservation. One can walk the beaches and trails, probably see one of the nearly tame deer that are protected on the island.
- Annual Lobster Festival. 2nd Saturday in August.
- [dead link] Offshore Store, Head of the cove. 8AM-8PM. If they don't have it, they can get it! From basic supplies to boat parts to small engine repair, this place is your go-To for necessities while traveling the coast.
- Lunt's Dockside Deli, ☏ +1 207 334-2922. July and August only. Famous for it's lobster rolls, it has an assortment of things for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.
- [dead link] Offshore Store, 88 Oceanview Dr (Head of the cove), ☏ +1 207-334-2943. 11-8PM. Seating right along the shore.
- Harbor House Inn, ☏ +1 207 334-2973. May-Sep.