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“center of town” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Village Green

Village Green
Main Street / Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME
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Ranked #13 of 55 things to do in Bar Harbor
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Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“center of town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

nice small park to just seat and watch time slip by. it also has free wifi. it has a nice band stand and in the summer they have the town band play their at night

Visited December 2012
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Blue Hill, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Bar Harbor Center Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Up the hill from the pier, you cannot miss this small but charming rectangular village park. Lined on all four sides by places to eat, get ice cream or just shop. This is also the main boarding location for the Island bus system.

Visited August 2012
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Ellsworth, Maine
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69 attraction reviews
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125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
“A great gathering place! Bring your dog!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Every September there is the Island Artisan Art Show on the Village Green. Top Maine crafters set up their tents to showcase a great variety of handmade crafts. Everyone brings their dogs to this event.
Any day is a great day just to come and relax.Havea picnic. On the side of the Green are public restrooms and most important, Island Explorer, a free bus service for Mount Desert Island as well as into Ellsworth. There are concerts during the summer on the Green as well. Not to be missed. Sit back and relax and bring your dog!I believe dogs are allowed on the Island Explorer.

Visited September 2012
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Connecticut
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Great spot to rest for a few minutes.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This is a great spot to sit & rest for a bit, maybe enjoy an ice cream cone. There were a lot of children using the space to run & play. It's right near the shops so you can grab a bite to eat & sit here & relax.

Visited October 2012
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San Antonio, Texas
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Always a nice walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Serene, clean, and beautiful with the fall colors. Every town should have one. You can only imagine what it was like here 100 years ago with the wealthiest of our land 'summering' here.

Visited October 2012
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