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Shore Path

begins at the Town Pier, Bar Harbor, ME
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Ranked #7 of 25 attractions in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Go to the shore path at low tide and look in the tidal pools. You will need to wear rain boots because of the thick kelp if you want to get close to the best ones and look for star fish and other creatures.

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Hancock, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

In town, Bar Harbor, walk is flat, gravel, easy and scenic. We even watched a wedding on the grass at the Bar Harbor Inn

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Breath taking scenery, totally different perspective high tide vs. low tide. Bring a camera, your honey and your dogs. the view never gets old, whether sunny or foggy, day or night. great way to burn off dinner. Tip: if you stay at Bar Harbor Grand, you can access crossing Main St., then walk about 5 blocks with hotel to your... More

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Huron, OH, USA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

thank you to the land owners who let us use their land. This was a nice walk to town with beautiful views & had some interesting signs with info along the route. It was pretty quiet just before dusk. It is closed when it dark out

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Raleigh, NC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

If you're not going to visit Acadia park, then by all means do the shore walk. Otherwise the walk is optional in my opinion since you'll not be overwhelmed by the off shore scenery after seeing the sites along the way at Acadia park. It's a good finish to the day after dinner in downtown Bar Harbor.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I went there early in the morning while the city is asleep. Early in the morning the place is magical. Only people around are joggers and photographers catching the light. It goes for about a miles hugging the coast with views of ships, sunrise and Bar Island. If you keep on it it loops back into town. I bought my... More

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Atlantic Highlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A great way to get to the harbor from the Villager Motel, or from other motels in the same area. I like to walk the circle route, taking the Shore Path one way, and Main St. the other way.

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This path starts at the harbor and extends along the coast for approximately one mile, maybe less. It's flat and easy to walk. Affords some nice view of the water and, at the end of the walk, you basically take a right turn (can't go any further) and can return through town, effectively making a loop. Go ahead and do... More

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Apex, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We took a stroll down the shore path with our 2 pups. It was a really nice path along the shoreline with many spots to snap a great shot. We worth the time for a stroll along the coast in Bar Harbor.

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New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nice short flat and easy walk along the water. You can see the harbor and all the activity from the trail.

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