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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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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Many things to do and see in this lovely area. Bus tours, sunset sailboat cruises, delicious food and very comfortable accommodations are available.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Debbie S
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Weldon, North Carolina
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Weldon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many things to do and see in this lovely area. Bus tours, sunset sailboat cruises, delicious food and very comfortable accommodations are available.

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Wayne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Besides a beautiful National Park at your door step, you had great food all around. The park takes a day and a half to see and the out islands takes an afternoon.

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Thank Lenny K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wild nature at it's finest. We toured a good portion of the island by free bus from Bar Harbor and by car to the quiet side. Truly a must see if you visit Maine.

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Mount Desert Island is great place to get away. Lots of shops and things to do like kayaking, hiking, and sight seeing. Although I will say for such a touristy town the locals aren't as friendly as I think they should be. While on vacation we only encountered a handful of friendly people.

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united states
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The entire island with all the harbors was awesome and gorgeous. We spent a whole day driving around and sightseeing. Can't wait to go back. Get a map and map out all the diff. Quaint little towns you want to see.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

September was perfect time. No school kids, but many "elders". Easy to drive around even though the free bus shuttle would have been good too. Clean

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Northport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Relax and see all the smaller towns as well. Seal Cove, Southwest harbor, Northeast harbor, Bass Harbor, Prettymarsh, explore them all at a slow pace. Balm for the soul.

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Columbia, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Bar Harbor, Acadia and Mount desert island for vacation. The island contains Acadia park, Bar Harbor, and several other towns. The island is like much of coastal main but the Park preserves it wild nature.

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Farmington, NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We honeymooned in Bar Harbor 40 years ago and since then have returned twice before this week. Each time we found it more difficult to get around than the last. This week, it was impossible to find a place to park in downtown Bar Harbor unless we arrived at 8:30 am. and then we still had to walk a half... More 

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Part of Acadia National Park here! Beautiful Haddock Ponds and Eagle locations! Very nice driving also!

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