The Top 5 Best Things to Do on Monhegan Island

The Top 5 Best Things to Do on Monhegan Island

#1 - Wander through the village

Monhegan’s village takes charm to a new level and captures the pure essence of Maine’s ruggedness and natural beauty.

#2 - Hike the trails

There are twelve miles of trails in total. They wind through magical pine forests and rocky cliffs on the island’s eastern shore.

#3 - Seek out Monhegan’s fairy houses

Monhegan Island’s fairy houses are legendary. Tradition has it that fairies stop on Monhegan to rest their wings before heading to the mainland.

#4 - Visit Monhegan Lighthouse

This lighthouse, built in 1824, features a stone tower and was the first colored light in Maine. You'll also see fantastic views from up here.

#5 - Find the shipwreck

This iron structure, officially known as the D. T. Sheridan Shipwreck, is on the island’s southern tip near Lobster Cove.