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Restaurants/Food Related Stops

Homeport Family Restaurant
(207) 863-2318
62 West Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
https://www.facebook.com/HomeportVH/ (menu and updates)
Seafood, Sandwiches, Burger, Hotdogs, Subs, Salads

The Sand Bar
(207) 863-4500
63 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
https://www.facebook.com/sandbarvh/ (updates)
https://sandbarvinalhaven.hrpos.heartland.us/menu (online ordering)
Salads, Pizza, Sandwiches, Burgers, Seafood

Dot & Millie’s 
(207) 863-2300
49 East Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
https://www.dotandmilliesvh.com/ (menu)
Seafood, Salads - menu changes based on product availability 
Open June-October

Greet’s Eats
(207) 863-2057
https://www.facebook.com/Greetseats/ (menu and updates)
Burgers, Lobster Rolls, Chicken (classic diner-type food)
A food truck with outside seating
Open during summer months

Vinalhaven Candy Co
35 West Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Ice Cream, Slush Puppies, Bulk Candy, Chocolates, Fudge
Open Seasonally

Pizza Pit
(207) 863-4311
30 East Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Pizza, Subs, Pasta 

Sea’s Bakery
(207) 863-2517
35 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Pastries, Donuts, Baked Goods, Coffee

(207) 863-2767
35 West Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Breakfast by the ocean. 

(207) 863-4882
6 Bodwell Lane - Carver’s Pond, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Island speakeasy bar with live music. 

Salty Dogs Cafe
(207) 975-4961
28 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Breakfast, Paninis, Soups 



Island’s Closet
(207) 863-2773
61 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
General store with souvenirs, knick-knacks, crafts, clothing, etc. 

Marston House Vinalhaven
(207) 863-9033
18 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Antiques, Textiles, Furnishings 

Go Fish
(207) 863-4193 
56 Main St, #12, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Custom T-shirts, Houseware, Toys, Jewelry, Penny Candy Counter

Island Spirits
(207) 863-2192
32 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Wine, Beer, Gourmet Cheeses, Maine Raised Meats

Phinneas Fogge
56 East Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863

Second Hand Prose Bookstore 
54 Main Street, Vinalhaven, ME 04863

Sherry’s Kitchen 
(207) 475-6812
30 Main Street, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Fresh produce, kitchenware, and gifts   

WindHorse Arts 
(207) 449-6285
50 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Handcrafted colorful fused glass jewelry. 



New Era Gallery
(207) 863-9351
60 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Fine arts gallery, many different exhibits throughout the year. 

Vinalhaven Historical Society
(207) 863-4410
41 High St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Only open in the summer or by appointment. Have lots of historical pieces and pictures about the island. 



There is no public transportation on the island, but there is a taxi service number at (207) 720-0056. The village area is less than a ½ mile from the ferry landing. 

Penobscot Island Air
(207) 596-7500
Knox County Regional Airport 21 Terminal, Lane Owls Head, ME 04854
Air service from the mainland to many of the islands

Rockland Ferry 
(207) 596-5450
Makes six trips a day to and from Rockland



Carver’s Harbor Market
(207) 863-4319
36 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
The only grocery store on the island. 

Vinalhaven Fisherman’s Co-Op - Live Lobsters
(207) 863-2263
11 West Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Fresh Lobster, Bait, Fuel

Fisherman’s Friend 
(207) 863-2140
35 W Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863



Roberts Harbor Farm 
(978) 857-7400
144 Roberts Cemetery Rd, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Fresh produce



The Vinalhaven Land Trust takes care of the parks and preserves below and makes sure it is possible for people to hike and enjoy each one. 

  • Grimes Park - near the ferry
  • Armbrust Hill Town Park - trails and playground
  • Boy Scout Point Town Park - trails
  • Booth’s Quarry/Narrows Town Park - swimming hole, views of the bay, lots of history
  • Sunset Rock Town Park - great views and sunsets
  • Isle Au Haut Town Park - great views, lots of pitch pine and crowberry
  • Lawson’s Quarry - another popular swimming hole
  • Middle Mountain Town Park - 75 acres, lots of trails and views, looks over North Haven
  • TipToe Mountain Town Park - small hike with great views 
  • Skoog Park - Vinalhaven Land Trust office is here, great picnicking and views of harbor
  • Huber Preserve - hiking, bird watching, wildflowers, views of Seal Bay
  • The Basin Preserve - lots of trails, views of the Basin
  • Lower Mill Preserve - lots of trails, great bird watching, has a pond, kayak access to river
  • Eleanor L. Campbell Preserve - short and easy, has a cobble beach, scenic overlook
  • Starboard Rock Sanctuary - one trail, a short slightly steep hike, great views from summit
  • Marcuse Wetlands Preserve - two short trails with views of wetlands
  • Whitmore Pond Sanctuary - views of Crockett Cove and Whitmore Pond, flat and short
  • Perry Creek Conservation Area - 600 acres, 11 trails, largest one, birds and wildlife watching, panoramic views


Where to Stay

The Tidewater
(207) 863-4618
15 Main St, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Has kayak rentals, seal watching, and is right on the water



Geary’s Beach
Arey Neck Road, Vinalhaven, ME 04863
Beach island that is a peninsula at low tide, bird-watching

Indian Camp Beach
Near Geary’s Beach, great views



Lawson’s Quarry
North Haven Rd, Vinalhaven, ME 04863

Booth’s Quarry
Booth Quarry Rd, Vinalhaven, ME 04863


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