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Acadia National Park Island Explorer Bus

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Address: Village Green, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
Phone Number: (207) 667-5796
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Amazing Acadia National Park, Outstanding!

My family loves to travel to National Parks. This was one we talked about for a decade. Finally, we made it! Well worth the drive here! The best part was Cadillac Mountain. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My family loves to travel to National Parks. This was one we talked about for a decade. Finally, we made it! Well worth the drive here! The best part was Cadillac Mountain. The views are spectacular! Pack for the weather because it can change quick. The fog was amazing when it came in and covered the land. Park Loop Road... More 

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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Awesome free shuttle to just about anywhere. We used it daily to get back & forth to download bar harbor. Friendly & courteous drivers.

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Philadelphia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The buses seemed to be overly crowded this time compared to the last time that we were there a few years ago. They don't seem to be keeping up with the additional tourist influx. After two days of standing on the bus we just started using our car to go into the park.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The bus is great. Bar Harbor is a madhouse to try to find a parking space and the overlooks in the park are packed to capacity on nice days; using the shuttle solves everything.

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Newfane, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you are staying on Mt. Desert Island, then you need to get the flyer that has the schedule of the Island Explorer busses. They take you all over the island for a price of ZERO dollars! that's right, if you want to go out and not have to worry about parking or how to get there, then hop on... More 

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montreal/stowe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

An ideal way to explore Mount Desert Island , Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor . There are 8 separate bus routes most of which start in the Village Green . We took bus #3 which allowed us a walk along the Ocean Path with its great views.. Although there are scheduled stops the pleasant drivers will drop you off... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A free and easy way to see the island without using your car. The buses are frequent and go to all the places you are likely to want to go. What's not to like!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

great way to get around to areas of the park without worrying about your car and/or driving. never had an issue and would use the bus again to get around.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We only used the system once to get from the Visitor Center to the trailhead of the Great North Ridge Trail of Cadillac Mountain. Friendly knowledgeable drivers in both directions. It was a pleasure to use the system!It really enhanced the Acadia experience for us

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Hickory, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

the shuttle is easy and predictable. So nice to be able to park the car and leave it behind for our entire visit. Drivers are friendly and helpful.

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Address: Village Green, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
Phone Number: (207) 667-5796
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor

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