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The Christmas Vacation Shop

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Address: 150 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 12079923723
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The Christmas Vacation Shop is owned and operated by artists who create...

The Christmas Vacation Shop is owned and operated by artists who create Maine Made Ornaments and Gifts. From lobster claws to driftwood, ceramic and clay to glass and shells, you will find original unique ornaments and gifts that you will love. We have wonderful gifts including off course Christmas Gifts and more than 5000 personalized ornaments for any occasion. Female owned and operated. Made in Maine, Made with Pride, Made at The Christmas Vacation Shop in Bar Harbor Maine. We invite you to come visit, explore the shop chat with the artists and see us in action as we create beautiful pieces of art depicting New England Maine Themes including Blueberries, Moose, Lobster, Lighthouses, Loons, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Vacations and More! Each day new and original surprises await!

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Unique, one of a kind gifts

Christmas ornaments of every size and unique to Maine. Santa's craved from wooden buoys, lobster claws personalized and group ornaments. Displayed by catagories; professions... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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501 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every vacation destination needs a Christmas shop like this one. They have a ton of ornaments to choose from. Lots from Maine and Bar Harbor. Worth a quick look while walking around downtown Bar Harbor.

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Thank AndyB5542
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283 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Christmas ornaments of every size and unique to Maine. Santa's craved from wooden buoys, lobster claws personalized and group ornaments. Displayed by catagories; professions, birds, glass, personalizations, etc. Thousands to choose from.

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Thank guvhuney
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Here the last behind the counter was so sweet helping us to find just the right decoration for the family tree. She even personalized the ornament for us. Just about everything in the store was hand made locally. We even took her card to order online. Very fun shop to go through

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Thank itsmemo2009
McMurray, Pennsylvania
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306 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a unique little shop that specializes in family Christmas ornaments, organized on the walls by group size. And they will write all the names of the family in indelible marker on your ornament. Very pretty! We opted for a cute one that says "Got Moose?" And had our names put on it. They are quick and courteous, and... More 

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1 Thank Trish W
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a very nice shop. I hope I'm reviewing the correct store....my hubby while on whale watch tour kept seeing seals....only it was a buoy. So we were looking for a buoy with a seal but couldn't find one so the lady at shop heard us talking and said maybe I can draw one...well she sketched it and painted... More 

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Thank Tina z
Shelton
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

We love ornaments! We buy one for every trip we go on. Lately we have been trying to get local made products and this place was perfect!

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1 Thank willtravel8090
Marysville, Ohio
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447 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

My wife really enjoys shopping here. We always go home with a new Christmas tree ornament. I personally like the emphasis on locally made products. Lots of interesting ornaments.

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1 Thank JeffMarysville
Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Walking down the street this store caught my eye because of the lobster claw ornament l. Much to my surprise the lobster claws are hand painted in the store and are an awesome Christmas ornament. There are many different scenes painted on the claws and when checking out at the register the man offered to write the year on the... More 

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London, Canada
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My husband and I window shopped here the first night. We always try to bring a little something back for our families, no matter how close or far we go. We noticed these unique, painted lobster claws in the window here at this store. Sadly the store was only open until 4 each day so we missed out the first... More 

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New York
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

i liked this little store, filled with all kinds of xmas ornaments and christmas stuff. i was on vacation and brought back some ornaments for my family and even got a little ornament of a hair dresser with my name on it cause sometimes those little things are hard to find! I still have it and people always comment on... More 

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