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Address: , Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Porcupines and water vistas

What a visually stunning body of water. The mammals and sea birds are quite abundant in this area. The sunrises over Frenchman Bay are really spectacular. Take a very small... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Arlington, Virginia
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

What a visually stunning body of water. The mammals and sea birds are quite abundant in this area. The sunrises over Frenchman Bay are really spectacular. Take a very small private boat cruise with Captain Winston Shaw who knows so much about this area.

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Took a kayak tour into Frenchmans Bay. We spotted 3 seals, 1 bald eagle and some porpoises. Great family adventure

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Stratham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Frenchman Bay is most beautiful and amazing view at New England. You can stay there a day or a week.

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Marseille, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A so charming bay, you can spent a long time to see at the changing ocean. At every mment of the day you have a different experience, sun, fog , rain, you will discover a new view on the bay and the islands

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We watched fireworks on the 4th of July here. The park was a great place to sit and watch the display. The only disappointment were the dogs. Owners could not control the barking or we had a couple next to us with 2 dogs that let them pee on the grass. Then a family came, put a blanket down on... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Just beautiful. So much to do. Best way to see it is by boat or even better a kayak trip. We walked to the bay everyday of our stay for sunrise and sunset.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Frenchman Bay is stunning - if you are viewing it from one of the trails, on a boat, or walking to Bar Island. The best view is from Cadillac Mountain. You will not want to leave ...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Excellent, serene views. Absolutely peaceful and amazing. Water is clear and beautiful. Spectacular sunrise and sunsets.

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Truly one of Maine's most beautiful Bays!!!! Truly breathtaking no mater the weather or season. From any angle or p,ace the view is spectacular!!! I never tire of the view from Bar Harbor side or from a top of Cadilac. Take a boat tour and see it outside of Bar Harbor it is well worth it!!!!

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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Looking out at Frenchman bay is exactly what comes to mind when one thinks of Maine. The view is even more incredible from the top of Cadillac Mountain.

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