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Tremont is located on the "quiet side" of Mount Desert Island, or the southwestern portion, which is opposite the busiest section of the island that includes well-known Bar Harbor. Tremont and West Tremont are both small, quiet communities, with the villages of Bass Harbor, Bernard, Gotts Island and Seal Cove also included in the township of Tremont. The population of the whole area is about 1,500. Mount Desert Island is home to Acadia National Park, one of the oldest and most scenic national parks in the country. The whole island is a photographer's dream with its' winding roads, lighthouses, craggy cliffs and pebblestone beaches and spectacular coastline. Activities in and near Tremont include boating and fishing, island cruises, sloop charters, sea kayaking, whale watching, hiking and biking. Tremont and the other island communities have antique shops and quaint gift shops galore, and plenty of dining on fresh crabs and lobster - right from the boat. Winter is one of the most beautiful seasons on Mount Desert Island and offers cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating and carriage rides along groomed trails. If enjoying the indoors is more your style, try relaxing beside a roaring fire with a good book, or visit the Mount Desert Island Oceanarium, The Gilley Museum and the Seal Cove Auto Museum.

Surrounding areas: Southwest Harbor, Maine (2.4 mi), Seawall, Maine (2.8 mi), Bass Harbor, Maine (4.0 mi), Northeast Harbor, Maine (4.1 mi), Acadia, Maine (6.3 mi), Mount Desert Island, Maine (6.6 mi), Somesville, Maine (7.5 mi)

Tremont Vacation Rentals




Tremont Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Bar Harbor Quality Inn40 Kebo StBar Harbor, ME11.0 mi.(207) 288-5403
Wonder View Inn50 Eden StBar Habor, ME11.5 mi.(207) 288-3358
Atlantic Oakes119 Eden StBar Harbor, ME11.7 mi.(207) 288-5801
Best Western InnRR 2 Box 1127Bar Harbor, ME11.8 mi.(207) 288-5823
Fairfield Inn125 Eden StBar Harbor, ME11.8 mi.(207) 288-8983
Fairfield Inn325 Eden StBar Harbor, ME11.8 mi.(207) 288-8883
Holiday Inn Sun Spree Resort-bar Harbor123 Eden StBar Harbor, ME11.8 mi.(207) 288-9723
Snell House21 Atlantic AveBar Harbor, ME11.9 mi.(207) 288-8004
Colonial Travelodge321 High StEllsworth, ME19.5 mi.(207) 667-5548
Holiday Inn-ellsworth-acadia NTL Park215 High StEllsworth, ME19.8 mi.(207) 667-9341
Comfort Inn130 High StEllsworth, ME19.9 mi.(207) 667-1345

Tremont Weather & Climate

"Downeast Maine," along the Atlantic Seacoast, has a variable climate that can change quickly at any time. This area, which includes the Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island, has four distinct seasons where summer temperatures can range from 45 degrees F to 85 degrees F. Fog is quite common during the summer months, as well, but there is also plenty of sunshine. Spring and fall temperatures vary from 30 degrees F to 70 degrees F. You may also encounter rain in any month, and ice storms are regular in the winter and early spring. The Maine coastal climate is ranked second to only the Pacific Northwest in annual precipitation. Average annual rainfall is 48 inches and average annual snowfall is 61 inches. Snow tends to melt quickly along the coast - more continuous snow can be found inland.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 31°F 10°F 5.94 in. 38°F
February 34°F 13°F 4.52 in. 36°F
March 41°F 22°F 5.46 in. 38°F
April 52°F 32°F 4.93 in. 44°F
May 65°F 42°F 4.53 in. 50°F
June 74°F 51°F 4.10 in. 56°F
July 79°F 57°F 3.38 in. 60°F
August 78°F 56°F 2.93 in. 63°F
September 69°F 48°F 4.42 in. 58°F
October 57°F 38°F 4.86 in. 55°F
November 47°F 28°F 6.42 in. 52°F
December 36°F 16°F 5.81 in. 44°F

Tremont Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located about 13 miles north of Tremont in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located approximately 39 miles west of Tremont in Rockland, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located roughly 44 miles northwest of Tremont in Bangor, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located around 68 miles west of Tremont in Waterville, Maine, and finally the Augusta State airport (AUG) located about 71 miles west of Tremont in Augusta, Maine.

Tremont Attractions

 
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME12.8 mi.
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME116.4 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Causeway ClubSouthwest HarborME2.4 mi.
Northeast Harbor Golf ClubNortheast HarborME4.1 mi.
Kebo Valley ClubBar HarborME11.5 mi.
Grindstone Neck Golf CourseWinter HarborME15.7 mi.
Bar Harbor Golf CourseEllsworthME16.3 mi.
Island Country ClubSunsetME17.6 mi.
White Birches Country ClubEllsworthME22.9 mi.
Castine Golf ClubCastineME24.3 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME35.5 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME101.2 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME103.1 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME110.5 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME116.6 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME117.9 mi.
 
State Parks
Lamoine State ParkME13.9 mi. 
Fort Point State ParkME26.8 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME31.5 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME33.6 mi. 
Owls Head State ParkME35.9 mi. 
 
Museums
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME38.9 mi.(Art)


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