Have fun exploring, experiencing, and enjoying the downeast area will you are staying at the Harborview Cottage.
There is much to keep one busy- whether you are interested in day trips, short afternoon excursions or just kicking around town meeting the locals, Cutler has many opportunities. Walking distance from the cottage you can visit a local working wharf enjoying the sights and sounds of the fisherman bringing in their daily catch. Just a stone's throw away you can spend time beach-combing, and slightly further you can hike coastal trails, or spend the afternoon taking a Puffin tour.
Walking distance/just minutes away:
Bold Coast Charter Company
While visiting scenic Cutler Harbor and cruise the most unspoiled, rugged coastline Downeast on the Barbara Frost. Coastal sightseeing trips along the breathtaking Bold Coast are available, along with the pristine and rockbound coastline, you'll have an opportunity to see seabirds, seals, eagles, whales, lighthouses and much more. The eastern coast of Maine provides a tranquil and undiscovered alternative to the tourist crowds and highly commercialized setting of the southern and mid-coast region. For more information about available times and excursions please visit http://www.boldcoast.com/ .http://www.boldcoast.com/
Western Head trail and The Bold Coast trails
These coastal hiking trails are a must if you are up for it, each trail has its own claim to fame. From the Western Head Trail, with its sprawling rocky beaches, expansive ledges and moss covered trails, to the Bold Coast trail with its spectacular views of Grand Manan, http://www.nelights.com/exploring/Maine/w_quoddy_head_light.html Machias Seal Island and the crashing surf, this coastline will awe you with its rugged and scenic grandeur.
Little River Lighthouse
Little River Light House in pristine Cuter Harbor was established in 1847 on Little River Island at the harbor's entrance. The light house sits on an island in the mouth of picturesque Cutler Harbor and is the last protected harbor on the Maine coast, before Canada. To visit the Little River Light take a tour with Bold Coast Charter Company or rent a kayak and take a picnic lunch spending the afternoon exploring the island.http://www.littleriverlight.org/
Within a twenty-thirty minute ride:
Machias Blueberry Festival is held in late August, this two day event is filled with a variety of activities from crafts, and food, to entertainment and contests. You will find Maine artisans displaying their hand made crafts, people trying their hand at the famous blueberry pie eating contests, musicians and performers, and all things blueberry. There is fun for the whole family.
West Quoddy Head Lighthouse
Red and white candy-striped, West Quoddy Head Light is one of the most frequently depicted American lighthouses on calendars and posters. The picturesque lighthouse stands on the easternmost point of the United States mainland.http://www.lighthouse.cc/westquoddy/
Tour Roosevelt's Cottage and Roosevelt Campobello International Park is a combination indoor/outdoor site that is renowned internationally. When planning a visit, you could spend an hour touring the Visitor Centre, Roosevelt Cottage, and flower gardens. Spend several hours exploring walking trails, beaches, bogs, forest, and spectacular ocean headlands throughout the Park’s 2,800-acres, Natural Area, - or enjoy a picnic with an ocean or lighthouse view. Bring a passport.http://fdr.net/roosevelt-cottage
Eastport Windjammers or Downeast Charter Boat Tours
Whale watching tours are offered in both Lubec and Eastport. If your passion is to explore the unmatched beauty of our craggy, rockbound coastline and sea teaming with wildlife as diverse as eagles, osprey, whales (finback, minke, humpback and Northern Right), seals, and porpoise then this is the tour for you. http://www.eastportwindjammers.com/