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Address: Clark Point Road, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-5005
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Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its...

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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Absolutely beautiful

Just an awesome place to visit. Bar Harbor is rather crowded in the summer but is still an easy place to get around. Very quaint...highly recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just an awesome place to visit. Bar Harbor is rather crowded in the summer but is still an easy place to get around. Very quaint...highly recommend!!

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There can hardly be a more spectacular mix of gorgeous mountain to seashore landscape, chill vide, historic Americana and family friendly fare on the eastern seaboard.

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Valley Stream, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cadillac Mountain is supposedly the highest peak on the eastern seaboard. It is absolutely beautiful. I was there in late July and had a wonderful time. Not much of a climb. You drive to the top and must buy a National Park parking pass. They will ticket your car without it and I was told its a federal offense if... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mount Desert Island is hands down one of the most beautiful places in the world. The scenery cannot be beat. My family has been coming here for 20 years and we all look forward to it every year. The views never get old!

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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Other than how crowded it can get on peak season, they're isn't anything I don't like about this island! From LLBean sponsored in-park transportation, to the city busses, restaurants and views, it is a must visit for everyone!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in Late Sept and the must sees and goes are Acadia NP and Bar Harbor. Downtown Bar Harbor is excellent and Cadillac MT is a must.

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

MDI and Acadia is a wonderful vacation. The carriage roads are unique and the whole island is just wonderful for those who love nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

True to its reputation, MDI is over the top spectacular. Spiritual, God's Country, it's all here. My favorite place on earth.

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a return from the Canadian Maritimes last summer we stopped in Bar Harbor, ME for two nights. Just one more touch of lobsters drove us to do it. But during our full day we toured around Mt. Desert Island (Acadia National Park) and the weather was crystal clear. Whether at sea level on the beach or at the top... More 

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King George, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are great views from the top of the mountain and rocky paths to explore. I believe bicycles are allowed.

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