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Address: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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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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M D I is a great place to see... busy in the summer... The town of Bar Harbor is all but closed down in Winter - but starts to liven up in May... read more

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Blue Hill Falls, Maine
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

M D I is a great place to see... busy in the summer... The town of Bar Harbor is all but closed down in Winter - but starts to liven up in May.. September is good... The rest of M D I is delightful - the Park outstanding!

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Kennebunk, Maine
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People come to MDI for many reasons: the restaurants, inns, shops, and sailing. But at the heart of the island is Acadia National Park, one of the nation's most important natural gems. Hike, climb, camp, or just sit an enjoy. If you can't enjoy Acadia, you can't enjoy. Bring the kids so they can see what America looked like before... More 

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Jefferson, PA
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a family visit to Bar Harbor and the Mount Desert Island. It was relaxing and yet full of activity.

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Hopkinton, Ma
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Beautiful views of the surrounding islands. Tours available to the islands. Many restaurants around.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An absolutely amazing place of beauty! We were fortunate enough to visit on a beautiful day and it was not too crowded! Definitely make time to stop at Jordan Pond House for Popovers!

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Virginia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went in early May when the weather was mostly cloudy with some rain and a few hours of party sunny skies. The shuttle buses were not operating but we had no problem finding places to park. However, not all toilets were open. We hiked on the easy, moderate and strenuous trails plus the carriage roads. The trails to mountain... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent three complete days and really only got to experience a small part of what was on offer, mostly the Acadia National Park. The towns and villages are very pleasant with plenty of great dining experiences. Although there is a shuttle available a car really makes it easy to manoeuvre, before the high season. High season could be unbearable... More 

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Lyndonville, Vermont
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent several days exploring Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park!! Truly loved it!! Went up Cadillac Mountain excellent views, loved Sand Beach and thunder Hole also!!

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Beautiful park, don't miss it. Spend at least a day driving the loop, longer if you like to hike. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a whole day exploring Acadia National Park, from the woodlands to the coast -- really beautiful -- strongly suggest that you spend some time here while in Bar Harbor.

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