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Frenchman Bay

Bar Harbor, ME
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Ranked #6 of 25 Attractions in Bar Harbor
Type: Bodies of Water
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Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

breathtaking views, very popular with tourist it seemed , my husband and I loved it all, you could see far and beyond

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The best stop on the Frenchman's Bay Shore Walk is at the newly debuting "Frenchman's Quill," a balancing rock sculpture that appears to pierce the bay, reaching improbably skyward from atop a granite boulder which juts out into the sea. Is it art, or is it a feat of engineering...only you can decide, but have your camera ready.

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Troutville, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The pull off in the park for Frenchman Bay was nice but with the growth of all the trees you could not see the Bay. We found that in several spots throughout the park.

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Commack, New York, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is the heart of Bar Harbor. Your lobster comes from here. A beautiful, sheltered bay. Worth a day by itself.

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Madison, NH
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

No dislikes. Kind of nice view. Great restaurants (both expensive and not expensive. Love that you have that choice.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went on a boat trip that was very informative and great guide. We stopped on a Little Cranberry Island and had coffee and ginger cake. It was delicious

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Marina del Rey, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Everyday can be different. One morning the bay was shrouded in fog with the tops of the little islands popping through. The next day was bright and sunny with sparking water. We also like going to the Sand Bar and walking over to the island.

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Florida Keys, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Check out the spectacular sights at the bay ,a beautiful place to take some awesome pictures. bring a sweater or jacket to keep you warm

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New Milford, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great views all around. Views of the porcupine islands and lobster boats, along with some yachts and the whale tour boats.

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Lancaster, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Frenchman's Bay is beautiful. After taking in all the sights, trying viewing it from the top of Cadillac Mountain. You will be in awe. Go early to avoid the crowds.

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