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Picturesque and Serene

There are various types of parking available. Pay attention to the parking signs, and make the... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Reading, Pennsylvania
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A scenic drive with picturesque harbor views and homes. Breathe the fresh air, look for a moose... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
McLean, Virginia
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Harbourside Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

There are various types of parking available. Pay attention to the parking signs, and make the decision that is right for you. RV parking is available. Overnight parking requires a permit. A Visitor’s Center, along with clean bathrooms, are located here. Once inside of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

This is a great little drive on the quiet side of the island that goes through Northeast Harbor. It's great if you're already coming through the area but I wouldn't go out of my way to come here.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed October 2, 2017

A scenic drive with picturesque harbor views and homes. Breathe the fresh air, look for a moose. Bring your camera to capture the views. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ipana79
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We spent an hour enjoying the harbor view and exploring the side roads at Northeast Harbor. The view of boats in the harbor is nice and the classic old homes on side roads are outstanding, offering a view of the past when both time and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bill M
Reviewed July 10, 2017

40 Harbor Drive is the home of Northeast Harbor's municipal marina and harbormaster office, and provides excellent service for guests visiting on motor yachts, sailing vessels, small craft, etc. The staff is friendly and welcoming, and goes above and beyond to accommodate guests.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Catie F
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Take the drive to Northeast Harbor and then take the drive along the water. Gorgeous views, areas to pull over and admire the scenery, and access to a number of hiking trails into Acadia.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Architeuthis
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Great little ride to Northeast Harbor from Bar Harbor if you'd like to visit a little village and some great sights.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 663burte
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A nice afternoon drive with fantastic ocean views. Bring your camera and take time to pull over along the way.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lover2010
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We like to explore an area by car - since I don't walk well. We loved Harborside Drive so much, we drove it three times. Great views of the fijord and we absolutely loved looking at the large houses on the water side. It would...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Bensus
Reviewed July 29, 2016

When on MDI there is lots to do....take time to explore some of the side roads. Harbourside Drive is one of those experiences. You will see views that are amazing and along the route there are a few places to pull over....we snagged one and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank BeachGal88
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