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Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-5005
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Beautiful Gem!

Wonderful place to visit! Friendly people and unique picturesque landscapes. We camped and enjoyed... read more

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Debbie L
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Deep River
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Beautiful seaside scenery

Mount Desert Island includes Bar Harbor & the Acadia National Park. It’s a great place with plenty... read more

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TravelingfromPace
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Pace, Florida
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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.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful place to visit! Friendly people and unique picturesque landscapes. We camped and enjoyed Acadia National Park!

Thank Debbie L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mount Desert Island includes Bar Harbor & the Acadia National Park. It’s a great place with plenty of opportunity for exploration & lobster.

Thank TravelingfromPace
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of things to do on MDI. Hiking, walking to beaches, sea cliffs, wildlife and plants. Go to Hunters Beach to watch the bay drain as high tide recedes, drive up Cadillac mountain, walk around Jordan Pond. The things to do are endless.

Thank Hoosier1975
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So glad we spent some time in Acadia national park during June. Beautiful park. Great hiking. Something for everyone.

Thank hankelanie
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So much to do. Spend the time and explore this place. You will want to move in even if it means bringing the kids.

Thank Clareguy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like hiking, bird watching, or just being outdoors then Mount Desert is it! There are hundreds of hiking trails to discover. The views are spectacular no matter where you go! I highly recommend driving up to Cadillac Mountain. It is a wonderful mountain...More

Thank Rebecca M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a new pronunciation of a French word that sounds like dessert but most pronounce is like desert. (de-sairt)

Thank Smokey223
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We first visited the island 30 years ago on a camping trip. It was an enchanting experience. We returned this year, and although we stayed at a B&B, it was the same magical experience.

Thank Alexander N
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The sunrise on Cadillac Mountain is a must. Lots of hiking, sight seeing, or just relaxing. Great place to do Tai Chi on the mountain by the ocean. Get out and enjoy Mother Nature and all the beauty she has to offer.

Thank Sherry R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Magnificent beauty . Beautiful lakes. Pristine woods. Fabulous hiking trail. The hike up to Bubble Rock is a must. But you better be in good condition to do it. The views from the top were breath-taking. Sunrise on Cadillac Mountain is a Must.

Thank don f
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LaurieB01
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Karen R | Reviewed this property |
Drive the park loop road. Rent bikes if you aren't bringing your own and bike the carriage roads, or take a horse drawn carriage ride on them. Visit Northeast an Southwest Harbors. Eat lunch at eat a pita in SW Harbor... More
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genehayes
June 12, 2018|
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Response from NickyD0500 | Reviewed this property |
Post this in the Bar Harbor Travel Forum. There's a gal there who will give you a DETAILED itinerary.
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Patricia Z
May 22, 2018|
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Response from VATravel5000 | Reviewed this property |
It's a large public place. Within the national park there are rules and several areas and trails from which pets are restricted. There are also designated "pet-friendly areas". See the website for Acadia at... More
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