A short hike from the Marshall Point Lighthouse, you will find the picturesque fishing village of Port Clyde. Seated at the very tip of St. George peninsula, this fascinating town offers great food and recreation in a real working harbor.
The Fishing Village of Port Clyde
A number of accommodations are available, from hotels like the Ocean House, Seaside Inn and a number of private cottages and houses through On the Water Rentals and Air B&B. Port Clyde serves as the launch point for the Monhegan Boat Line, offering trips to Monhegan Island, puffin cruises and nature trips. Port Clyde Kayaks offers guided kayak tours of the area. Or take a Wyeths by Water tour to learn more about the Wyeths, who made the area famous through their paintings. Make sure to bring a camera to capture local color. Eateries include The Dip Net, Squid Ink Coffee, The Barn and the General Store, where moorings, showers and laundry services are available for boaters. For those who want to cook their own meal, fresh fish and lobsters are available at Fresh Catch and the Port Clyde Lobster Co op. If ice cream or dessert are what you crave, visit Village Ice Cream. Browse art galleries and shops, visit Herring Gut Learning Center, offering workshops, summer camps and marine science. For those who just want to relax, watch the busy harbor activities, fishing and pleasure boats on the water.