Ellsworth is a city that's rich in history and abundant with untouched, natural beauty. Ellsworth is scattered with beautiful bays, parks, and wildlife recreation areas. There are also historic buildings dating back to the 1800s and plenty of fun activities to keep you occupied.
Things to do in Ellsworth, Maine, aren't scarce by any means. One of the most notable downtown activities is to go shopping, with the Old Creamery Antique Mall and Atlantic Art Glass being top spots to visit. At Atlantic Art Glass, visitors can take a glass blowing class and create their own beautiful glass creation.
If you want to do a spot of water sports, you can go kayaking and canoeing on the river that runs through town. There’s also nearby golf courses and public parks where you can kick back and relax amongst the great outdoors.
Another great activity is to visit the Woodland Museum, which is a 180-acre historic property also known as the ‘Black Mansion’. It was considered home by three generations of the historic Black family and still contains many of their possessions.
The city of Ellsworth has plenty of room for guests. There are vacation rentals in all areas of town, ensuring that every guest finds his or her perfect spot. Many of the rentals have full kitchens, more than one bathroom, and a front decking area. Some are pet friendly, while others cater to human companions only. The downtown area is a popular place to book a vacation rental as it is close to most of the best things to do in Ellsworth.
The best time to visit Ellsworth is from the end of summer through to fall. During the summer, the city can be hectic and crowded with tourists but during off-season, you can take things at a slower pace.
The most popular event is 'Christmas at Woodlawn' in December, which offers Woodlawn tours and holiday decorations, as well as a special audio presentation on the history of the holidays in Woodlawn and New England. The event is great for Christmas fans and history buffs alike.
A day at Rush Hour Gaming is a great way to bond with the family. Rush Hour Gaming provides guests with virtual reality games, escape rooms, an arcade, and a golf simulator. The Downeast Scenic Railroad, offering rides in old heritage cars, connects visitors with the historic side of Ellsworth. The ride is 90 minutes long and takes riders through the Maine wilderness where the occasional eagle, deer, or fox can be spotted from the train car.
Find the perfect vacation rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more. Ellsworth has 393 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Ellsworth is available at $30 per night. A typical rental in Ellsworth costs on average $198 a night.
If you have to have internet access during your time in Ellsworth, then you can choose from over 179 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 26 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 5 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Ellsworth, you'll want to pick from 190 places to stay that provide parking. 4 accommodations have a a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 70 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Ellsworth AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 136 places to stay from Airbnb, 3 accommodations from Priceline and 3 places to stay from Agoda.
236 of the accommodations in Ellsworth have been reviewed and rated. 72% are rated great. 113 accommodations allow instant booking.