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Small Adventures

The Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors guide to cruising on the Maine coast by boat or by car. Choose from the articles below to travel with Mimi Bigelow Steadman, or with Ben Ellison on his boat, Gizmo.

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Seguin Island

Seguin Island: Well worth the effort

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Northern Islesboro

Enjoy a look at the fine summer homes while cruising the coast of Islesboro

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Northeast Harbor

Inner Northeast Harbor is naturally snug and well-protected

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Little Cranberry Island

Docking, dining, and hiking—plus views of Mount Desert Island.

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Robinhood, Riggs Cove

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Robinhood, Riggs Cove

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Rockland Harbor

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Rockland Harbor, End to End

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Scarborough Marsh

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Scarborough Marsh

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Prouts Neck

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Prouts Neck

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Burnt Island, North Haven

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Burnt Island, North Haven

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Frenchboro, Long Island

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Frenchboro, Long Island

The Other Swan Island: A Jewel on the Kennebec

Swan Island is accessible only by boat. Thus it is a haven for wildlife, and a camping, paddling, and hiking adventure unto itself.