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“amazing drive” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mount Desert Island

Mount Desert Island
Clark Point Road, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-5005
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Ranked #1 of 55 things to do in Bar Harbor
Activities: Biking, Swimming, Sailing, Hiking
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Owner description: Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains offers visitors numerous recreational activities, from hiking, biking and following nature trails to swimming, sailing and kayaking.
Princeton, New Jersey
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“amazing drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed the views and seeing all the harbors. kids were not as excited about the journey so we stopped at various trails.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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“this place is awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Talk about pristine. This place is all of that and then some. The options from hiking and biking, to canoeing, kayaking, walking, dining, you name it are here. It is one of the most relaxing places I have been. Would recommend MDI to anyone. Located a Hannaford grocery store in town which helped out tremendously when it came down to eating in a few nights in lieu of dining out. It can get a bit expensive.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Return Trip Did Not Dissapoint”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We had been to Acadia Park 17 years ago. You know how when you go back to somewhere your remember fondly sometimes it just doesn't quite measure up. That didn't happen. It was even more stunning than I remembered. A hikers paradise. Trails for all levels. Great biking on the Carriage Trails

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“Do you really need a reason to go here?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I've been here five times or so. It is wonderful. Take the time to drive the whole island, including over to Bass Island Light and Southwest Harbor. What a great place.

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Cazenovia, New York
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“I can't wait to go back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Acadia is wonderful...miles and miles of beautiful trails and places to explore. Bar Harbor is a lovely (if somewhat touristy) town, and everyone was friendly. Take the time to pull over on the scenic stops on the roads through Acadia, and be sure to enjoy the views from Cadillac Mountain

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