Map & Directions
Directions to Anna's Quietside
address is Anna's Quietside Lane at the end of Forest Avenue, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
(A on the map above)
Enter the state at Portsmouth, NH traveling north on I-95. South of Portland, take Exit 44 to merge onto I-295 (Portland/Portland Downtown). I-295 merges back onto I-95 south of Gardiner.
Continue on I-95 to Bangor. South of Bangor take Exit 182-A onto 395-E.
From 395 East, take Exit 6A onto US-1A(Coastal Route/Ellsworth/Bar Harbor). US-1A becomes Rt. 3. Stay on Rt. 3 through Ellsworth and Trenton.
Continue straight at the northern head of Mt. Desert Island on Route 102 towards Southwest Harbor.
Do not take Route 3 that bears left into Bar Harbor.
In Southwest Harbor, pass the Shell gas station on the right, and just before the town center look for a right hand turn onto Forest Avenue. Turn right onto Forest Avenue and drive to the end of the road.
You will see a blue sign directly ahead; 'Anna's Quietside Cottages.' There is a street sign that says 'Anna's Quietside Lane.' Continue straight onto gravel road through a wooden fence (do not turn right into Beech Cliff Apartments). Go straight up the hill passing a pond on the left and the trailer on the right. The Pavillion will be just past the trailer on the right hand side.
At the top of the hill you will see the Carriage House and Lookout/Rose Cottage building on the right hand side. On the left hand side you will see the Building with the Hospitality Suite, Veranda, and Butterfly Cottage.
To get to the 4 Anna's Quietside Cottages (Americana, Birdhouse, Bluehouse), you turn left up the hill just to the right of the Hospitality Suite building. There is a wooden stockade fence directly in front of you. The Bluehouse is on left hand side, Birdhouse, Cranberry, and Americana to the right.
To get to the Songbird, Hideaway, and Treehouse, you go straight at the top of the hill (where the fire hydrant is). Continue straight and the road will bear right. The Hideaway will be on the left, the Treehouse on the right.
By car from Bangor International Airport:
Take Godfrey Ave. and turn right onto Maine Ave. Maine Ave. becomes US-2/ME-100/Odlin Rd. Turn left onto I-395 E. and follow directions above where it says 'From 395 East...' in bold letters.
The Artist Studio
It is located at 269 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, 04679
News & Updates
Availability: Call 207.266.8017 8.30 A.M. - 7 P.M.
The Veranda, Pavillion and Butterfly are available all winter, for any winter trips!
October 7th - 14th: no availability
October 14th - 21st: no availaility
October 21st onwards: Lookout, Rose, Pavillion
Late October onwards: Veranda, Butterfly, Pavillion