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Frenchman Bay

Address: Bar Harbor, ME
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Bar Harbor
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors

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bangor
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Some of my happiest days have been spent on Frenchmans Bay. So many islands! Towering cliffs, black, white even golden rocky shores. Not many islands allow landings, but the few that do are delightful. The waters of the Bay are cold, and can be deadly, take care on them! We got out by kayak; there are many tour groups who... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I was fortunate enough to visit during the fall season when all the leaves were turning magnificent colors. Great area for relaxing and watching the boats come in. In addition, a fabulous are to collect sea glass when the tide is out.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
108 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is a pretty site at sunset. I like that there are so many ships and this is in middle of the city.

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Ridgefield, CT
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505 reviews 505 reviews
275 attraction reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Our first glimpse of Frenchman's Bay was from our hotel room at the Atlantic Eyrie Lodge. Later we viewed it from Cadillac mountain and finally as we walked the ocean trail. It is extremely peaceful and relaxing to view it.

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Alden, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Found a couple of patio bars, relaxed and had a drink and appetizers and watched the activity at Frenchman's Bay. Beautiful boats in and out of the bay.

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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404 reviews 404 reviews
226 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had a view of this bay from our hotel and it was breathtaking. It's lovely to walk across the causeway at low tide.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The view of Frenchman's Bay is spectacular, but you don't need to stay at a hotel on the Bay to enjoy the view. Stay at a less expensive place and splurge on your meals.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We did a ranger narrated cruise of the bay on a glorious fall day. It was fun, although the ranger narration was less interesting than we had hoped for. We were allowed to bring our dogs on board, which made it all extra exciting. They had a great time, although our golden had a little trouble with the step onto... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Excellent views of the bay and the Porcupine Islands as you travel along the Loop Road and ascend Cadillac Mountain

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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253 reviews 253 reviews
100 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is by far one of the most beautiful places we have ever been. The harbor, islands, wildlife, everything is absolutely breath taking!! A must must must!

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