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 Penobscot Narrows Observatory and Fort Knox:  On the campus of Fort Knox State Historic Site, 711 Fort Knox Road, Prospect, Maine 04981, 207-469-7719, May 1 – June 30: 9 AM to 5PM, July 1 – August 31: 9AM to 6PM, September 1 – October 31: 9Am to 5 PM. This is the bridge you cross when you come from Belfast. On a clear day, it’s definitely worth a visit. Check the webpage for admission rates.

The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory with Fort Knox in the distance.

Fort Knox – a good afternoon’s outing for the kids!


MacLeod’s Restaurant and Pub: 93 Main Street, Bucksport, Maine 04416, 207-469-3963. For a town that is limited in restaurant offerings, this isn’t bad. Good burgers.

Harbor View Grille:  96 Main Street, Bucksport, Maine 04416, 207-469,3396, Wednesday – Sunday:  7 AM – 8 PM, Breakfast served daily until noon.  Located in an unprepossessing building, the food is surprisingly good, the waitstaff is friendly and the view is nice.  Harbor View Grille


The Alamo Movie Theater:  85 Main Street, Bucksport, Maine 04416, 207-469-0924  Ticket prices: General Admission $6 (18-61 years), Seniors $5 (62 and up), Students $5 (2-17).  Check the website for what is currently playing.