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Address: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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View, Walk, Eat and Sail Frenchman Bay

Bar Harbor and the islands of Frenchman Bay provides a gateway to all the of things you enjoy about Maine. Eat the freshest lobster. View the scenic islands and sail through to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Scarborough, Maine
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Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Bar Harbor and the islands of Frenchman Bay provides a gateway to all the of things you enjoy about Maine. Eat the freshest lobster. View the scenic islands and sail through to the Atlantic Ocean. Walk the local streets and trails including a trip over to Bar Island during low tide. It is all awesome and a great way to... More 

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Chatham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

down by the harbour, lots of places to sit either on benches or the grass. beautiful view of the harbor. and lots of shade to rest after shopping.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful. You can walk to the island at low tide. Wonderful village adjacent to the water to find food.

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views of the water and a great place to book a whale watch or some other boat tour. Also a nice spot to just sit and watch the boats.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Being kayakers we love that there are many ways and places to explore in and around bar harbor and the porcupines, the ovens , hadley point and out by the causeway. The area can have some great surf and weather can have a crystal clear day or a fog blanket in which you hear the dull cry of the egg... More 

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Villa Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautiful views of the Islands around Bar Harbor. Interesting to walk along to see the boats and Harbor. Nice place to do some people watching.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Went kayaking around Frenchman Bay. Porcupine Islands (Burnt Porcupine, Sheep Porcupine, Long Porcupine, and Bald Porcupine) and Bar Island were pretty from the water. I did not see any wildlife with the exception of three moon jellies. Had a great time

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This bay offers wonderful views and many options for taking a ferry tour for Whale watching, Lighthouse tours, Island tours etc. Watch Lobster boats, Schooners come & go....Cruise line ships. Many hiking trails offer great views of Frenchman Bay as well. Don't miss this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Lots of lookers like us. It was a quick auto ride through the park, but the view of Frenchman's Bay was beautiful.

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Kittery, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Always a delight! We have been kyaking in Frenchman's Bay for years and eash time we enjoy a new array of sea life and surrounding Islands.

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Address: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor

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