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Mount Desert Island

Clark Point Road, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-5005
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Ranked #3 of 25 Attractions in Bar Harbor
Type: Islands
Activities: Biking, Swimming, Sailing, Hiking
Owner description: Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains offers visitors numerous recreational... more » Owner description: Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains offers visitors numerous recreational activities, from hiking, biking and following nature trails to swimming, sailing and kayaking. « less
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Marina del Rey, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We love all the little towns/villages that each have their own special vibe. Everything is easy to get to whether by car or bus.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Needing a weekend getaway I booked a three day trip to Bar Harbor. I scored perfect in my B&B, the restaurants I chose and certainly the weather was perfect. I took the windjammer cruise on the Margaret Todd schooner (two hours), the light house and park boat tour, bus tour of Arcadia National park and enjoyed walking around the villiage... More

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Houlton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Not enough parking for the attractions, i.e. Thunder Hole, Sand Beach, Jordan Pond House. We did appreciate the ramp access provided for wheel chairs though. Both my parents are in wheelchairs and this allowed them to go more places.

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McLean, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

great park with hiking, biking,and me and my brother loved the cliff jumping near eagle lake! fantastic scenery and a great town in bar harbor

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Bethpage, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Very nice trolley tour, for just the two of us! It was a cloudy cool day and it felt like early fall. We took the free bus to Jordan pond, the restaurant was packed. Go early and spend the day, beautiful grounds and hiking trails!

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Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

This place is just plane beautiful. Blue sky and water, green pines with pink granite, awesome. To really get a feel for the place, you have to take a hike up to the top of a mountain. These range from easy to very difficult so there's something for everyone.

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Saint John, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great park to visit with loads to do. Hikes range from easy to moderate. The park is well maintained. The roads are superb and the facilities match this. Go early as parking bays at some locations are limited. The shuttle is convenient as well.

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Brunswick, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We rode our motorcycle around Mount Desert Island. The views were fabulous on and off the bike. We saw two different groups of whales from the shore on stops we made. The views from Cadillac Mountain were breathtaking.

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Florida Keys, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Cadillac Mountain is a must to see in Bar Harbour. Take the twisting and awesome cruise to the top and see for yourself. Take a camera with you to enjoy the view, awesome.

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Pittsford, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Scenery fantastic, restaurants good, easy drive to town and to Acadia Park. Parking in town difficult.

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