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Blue-Hill is located in "Downeast" Maine, along the banks of the Penobscot River and near the Atlantic Ocean coastline. The lovely streets of this historic village are lined with old elm trees, colonial homes, shops, art galleries and inns. The town has become the cultural center for the Penobscot Peninsula area, and is home to the Liros Gallery where you'll find paintings by Maine artists, as well as art from around the world. Blue Hill is, in fact, a very popular place that is beloved by artists, potters and musicians and their followers. It also has several crafts and antique shops, including one that specializes in Native American art and antiques. Blue Hill Peninsula is also famous for their inns, both stately and elegant, and quaint and cozy. Nestled at the 943-foot Blue Hill Mountain, Blue Hill Bay is usually filled with sea kayakers and sailors. There are also opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, and canoeing, biking, hiking, golf, and exploring the other quaint villages of the Peninsula. The Blue Hill Fair, which is held every Labor Day weekend, is a traditional country fair with exhibits, lots of food and entertainment. And, for day trips, Blue Hill is an easy 45-minutes drive to the Acadia National Forest/Bar Harbor area.

Surrounding areas: Surry, Maine (5.5 mi), Brooksville, Maine (7.7 mi), Bayside, Maine (8.4 mi), Sargentville, Maine (10.1 mi), Castine, Maine (10.9 mi), Ellsworth, Maine (11.0 mi), Orland, Maine (11.9 mi)

Blue Hill Vacation Rentals

Blue Hill Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Colonial Travelodge321 High StEllsworth, ME11.2 mi.(207) 667-5548
Comfort Inn130 High StEllsworth, ME11.2 mi.(207) 667-1345
Holiday Inn-ellsworth-acadia NTL Park215 High StEllsworth, ME11.2 mi.(207) 667-9341
Best Western Jed Prouty Inn64 MainBucksport, ME13.2 mi.(207) 464-3113
Light's Motel & Restaurant215 E Main StSearsport, ME15.6 mi.(207) 548-2405
Fairfield Inn125 Eden StBar Harbor, ME17.8 mi.(207) 288-8983
Fairfield Inn325 Eden StBar Harbor, ME17.8 mi.(207) 288-8883
Holiday Inn Sun Spree Resort-bar Harbor123 Eden StBar Harbor, ME17.8 mi.(207) 288-9723
Atlantic Oakes119 Eden StBar Harbor, ME18.1 mi.(207) 288-5801
Wonder View Inn50 Eden StBar Habor, ME18.6 mi.(207) 288-3358
Bar Harbor Quality Inn40 Kebo StBar Harbor, ME18.9 mi.(207) 288-5403
Best Western InnRR 2 Box 1127Bar Harbor, ME19.2 mi.(207) 288-5823
Snell House21 Atlantic AveBar Harbor, ME19.4 mi.(207) 288-8004
Belfast Harbor Inn91 Searsport Ave Rt 1Belfast, ME20.7 mi.(207) 338-2740
Comfort Inn Ocean's EdgeRR 5 Box 5290Belfast, ME20.7 mi.(207) 338-2090
Gull MotelRR 5 Box 5377Belfast, ME20.7 mi.(207) 338-4030
MT Battie MotelRR 3 Box 570Lincolnville, ME23.3 mi.(207) 236-3870
Cozy Inn440 Wilson StBrewer, ME25.4 mi.(207) 989-0084
Best Inn570 Main StBangor, ME26.1 mi.(207) 942-0566
Super 8 Motel462 Odlin RdBangor, ME26.6 mi.(207) 945-5681
Holiday Inn404 Odlin RdBangor, ME26.7 mi.(207) 947-0101
Ramada Inn Bangor375 Odlin RdBangor, ME26.8 mi.(207) 947-6961
Howard Johnson336 Odlin RdBangor, ME26.9 mi.(207) 942-5251
Motel 61100 Hammond StBangor, ME26.9 mi.(207) 947-6921
The Charles Inn20 Broad StBangor, ME26.9 mi.(207) 992-2820
Colony Motel649 N Main StBrewer, ME26.9 mi.(207) 989-6275
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Banger300 Odlin RdBangor, ME27.0 mi.(207) 990-0001
Days Inn250 Odlin RdBangor, ME27.1 mi.(207) 942-8272
Best Western White House Inn155 Littlefield AveBangor, ME27.2 mi.(207) 862-3737
Black Horse InnUS Rt 1 - Atlantic HwyCamden, ME28.2 mi.(207) 236-6800
Lodge At Camden HillsCamden, ME28.2 mi.(207) 236-8478
Camden Riverhouse Hotel & Inns11 Tannery LnCamden, ME28.3 mi.(207) 236-0500
Four Points Hotel By Sheraton308 Godfrey BlvdBangor, ME28.4 mi.(207) 947-6721
Blackberry Inn82 Elm StCamden, ME28.6 mi.(207) 236-6060
Hampton Inn10 Bangor Mall BlvdBangor, ME28.8 mi.(207) 990-4400
Bangor Motor Inn701 Hogan RdBangor, ME28.9 mi.(207) 947-0355
Comfort Inn Bangor750 Hogan RdBangor, ME29.0 mi.(207) 942-7899
Link View Motel377 Main StOrono, ME29.9 mi.(207) 866-7020

Blue Hill Weather & Climate

Southeast Maine , along the Atlantic Seacoast, has a distinct four-season climate. This area, often referred to as "Downeast Maine," includes the Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island. Visitors are advised to come prepared for a variety of weather conditions in this part of Maine because the climate is highly changeable. Temperatures in summer can range as much as 45 degrees F to 85 degrees F. Spring and fall temperatures vary from 30 degrees F to 70 degrees F. You may also encounter fog or rain at any time. The Maine coastal climate is ranked second to only the Pacific Northwest in annual precipitation. This moisture occurs in every form at Acadia National Park. Ice storms are regular in winter and early spring. Average annual rainfall is 48 inches and average annual snowfall is 61 inches.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 30°F 10°F 4.27 in. -
February 33°F 13°F 3.14 in. 36°F
March 41°F 23°F 4.22 in. 38°F
April 52°F 32°F 4.20 in. 43°F
May 64°F 42°F 3.85 in. 49°F
June 73°F 51°F 3.66 in. 54°F
July 78°F 57°F 3.46 in. 58°F
August 77°F 56°F 2.94 in. 62°F
September 68°F 48°F 4.05 in. 58°F
October 56°F 39°F 4.20 in. 54°F
November 45°F 30°F 4.70 in. 52°F
December 34°F 17°F 4.11 in. 44°F

Blue Hill Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located about 11 miles east of Blue Hill in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located approximately 28 miles northwest of Blue Hill in Bangor, Maine, the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located roughly 36 miles southwest of Blue Hill in Rockland, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located around 54 miles west of Blue Hill in Waterville, Maine, and finally the Augusta State airport (AUG) located about 60 miles west of Blue Hill in Augusta, Maine.

Blue Hill Attractions

Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME10.8 mi.
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME112.6 mi.
Golf Courses
Castine Golf ClubCastineME11.0 mi.
White Birches Country ClubEllsworthME11.0 mi.
Bar Harbor Golf CourseEllsworthME11.8 mi.
Bucksport Golf ClubBucksportME13.2 mi.
Searsport Pines Golf CourseSearsportME16.4 mi.
Causeway ClubSouthwest HarborME16.7 mi.
Island Country ClubSunsetME17.1 mi.
Northeast Harbor Golf ClubNortheast HarborME17.6 mi.
Lucerne Hills Golf ClubEast HoldenME18.7 mi.
Kebo Valley ClubBar HarborME19.0 mi.
Northport Golf ClubNorthportME19.6 mi.
Felt Brook Golf CenterHoldenME22.2 mi.
Pine Hill Golf ClubBrewerME24.3 mi.
Grindstone Neck Golf CourseWinter HarborME24.5 mi.
Bangor Municipal Golf CourseBangorME26.7 mi.
Hampden Country ClubHampdenME27.3 mi.
Country View Golf ClubBrooksME27.4 mi.
Hermon Meadow Golf Club & Training CenterBangorME27.7 mi.
Goose River Golf ClubRockportME29.6 mi.
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME28.2 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME85.0 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME86.2 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME97.1 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME104.4 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME107.4 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME108.4 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME108.7 mi.
State Parks
Fort Point State ParkME11.1 mi. 
Lamoine State ParkME14.8 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME17.4 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME24.3 mi. 
Owls Head State ParkME32.6 mi. 
Lake Saint George State ParkME37.7 mi. 
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME34.4 mi.(Art)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME54.3 mi.(Multidisciplinary)

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