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Address: 110 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: (207) 288-5268
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Christmas Vacation Shop is now owned and operated by artists who...
The Christmas Vacation Shop is now owned and operated by artists who create Maine Made Ornaments and Gifts. From lobster claws to driftwood, ceramic and clay to glass and shells, you will find original unique ornaments and gifts that you will love. We have wonderful gifts including off course Christmas Gifts and more than 5000 personalized ornaments for any occasion. Female owned and operated. Made in Maine, Made with Pride, Made at The Christmas Vacation Shop in Bar Harbor Maine. We invite you to come visit, explore the shop chat with the artists and see us in action as we create beautiful pieces of art depicting New England Maine Themes including Blueberries, Moose, Lobster, Lighthouses, Loons, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Vacations and More! Each day new and original surprises await!
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Awesome Lobster Claw Ornament

Walking down the street this store caught my eye because of the lobster claw ornament l. Much to my surprise the lobster claws are hand painted in the store and are an awesome... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Walking down the street this store caught my eye because of the lobster claw ornament l. Much to my surprise the lobster claws are hand painted in the store and are an awesome Christmas ornament. There are many different scenes painted on the claws and when checking out at the register the man offered to write the year on the... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My husband and I window shopped here the first night. We always try to bring a little something back for our families, no matter how close or far we go. We noticed these unique, painted lobster claws in the window here at this store. Sadly the store was only open until 4 each day so we missed out the first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

i liked this little store, filled with all kinds of xmas ornaments and christmas stuff. i was on vacation and brought back some ornaments for my family and even got a little ornament of a hair dresser with my name on it cause sometimes those little things are hard to find! I still have it and people always comment on... More 

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greeley, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I didn't get any, but the shop had Christmas ornaments made of real lobster claw shells. I got a coupleof lobster related ornaments. Good Bar Harbor soyvenirs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

When you walk into this store, you get a sense of instant Christmas spirit; that no matter what day of the year it is, December 25 will be just around the corner. The customer service was amazing, as the nice lady patiently waited for my kids to pick out their "design an ornament/plaque" and have them tell her what to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I just discovered this Trip Advisor, but I am so happy that I did! I was visiting Bar Harbor with my family last weekend and we went into the Christmas Vacation Shop to pick out an annual family ornament for our tree....and WOW! They have so many to choose from and the part my kids loved most, was getting to... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We love Christmas ornaments so this was the store for us! We picked out some special ornaments here and had so much fun looking at all of them. Great for gifts! There's an ornament for everyone in this store!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2010

My family and I love this store! Great Christmas gifts, excellent staff...just great Christmas fun! Add the fact that their located in Bar Harbor Maine and you can't lose! We love the local made glass ornaments..I bet you will to! Go see them this summer.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2010

We visited this store while on a honeymoon cruise in September 2009. We wanted to find a beautiful Maine ornament that would commemorate our honeymoon and our trip to Bar Harbor. When we stepped into the store it was so cute! All sorts of Christmas decor and so many ornaments and gifts to choose from. There were souvenirs, nutcrackers and... More 

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Additional Information about The Christmas Vacation Shop

Address: Address: 110 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: (207) 288-5268
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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