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Acadia National Park Island Explorer Bus

Village Green, Bar Harbor, ME
(207) 667-5796
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Ranked #4 of 25 Attractions in Bar Harbor
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Brunswick, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Great way to see the island if you do want to drive. You can pick up the bus in so many places. Get a map, and go. You can take your bikes along also

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Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

It is a very diverse trip, from ocean to Cadillac Mountain. The views are weather-dependent and they change before your eyes as clouds/fog move across the water. We were able to see ships in the harbor; however, when we returned to Bar Harbor, several ships were invisible because of the fog. A very worth-while trip.

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USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We had perfect weather for our first trip to Acadia National Park. The buses were on time, but we had to call when several of us could not get on the bus and the next bus was not due for 45 minutes. A great place to hike and look at the beautiful views.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the KOA Oceanside and used the bus to get to Bar Harbor. The bus makes several stops and takes an hour to get there. This was a great way to get around. The buses have A/C which is good because the buses are crowded. We left Bar Harbor around 6pm and people were turned away because it... More

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Hopedale, Massachusetts
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This came in very handy for our first trip to Bar Harbor. We stayed at one of the hotels on the bus route. They gave us the bus schedule so we knew when to be outside and it was very punctual. We would get off at The Village Green, and could pick up a shuttle to other parts of the... More

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Shorewood, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

The driver gave a running informative narration. You also get to the top of Cadillac Mountain safely and see what it's like before you go yourself. You see many sites in Acadia.

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Pensacola, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Took advantage of this service on several occasions during my weeklong stay in Acadia. I found the shuttles to be prompt and the drivers very courteous and helpful. This is the best way to get around the park and the surrounding communities, especially during peak season when parking spots are at a premium at any of the Loop Road parking... More

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Quebec, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Leave your car at the hotel, and take the bus!!!! Perfect way to visit the park and the city. The drivers were funy and have a lot of informations to give us! We should have the same in Quebec!!!!

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london
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65 reviews 65 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Each visit to Maine we use this little network of buses - well thought out routes - the most helpful and chatty drivers & the best bit - complementary!

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Westford, MA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Sand Beach is very difficult to find parking! The Explorer Bus makes the trip enjoyable and stress free! Thank you LL Bean Company for making our day!

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