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Shore Path

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good views while staying in town

It's an easy walk in town that is as much about architecture as views of nature. It was not crowded... read more

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Turner S
Washington DC, District of Columbia

The shore path has historical markers and information along the way. We didn’t have a brochure to... read more

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Margaret T
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begins at the Town Pier, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed yesterday

It's an easy walk in town that is as much about architecture as views of nature. It was not crowded at all around sunset. Most crowds during the day I think. I like that we could smell the ocean and have the big open views,...More

Thank Turner S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The shore path has historical markers and information along the way. We didn’t have a brochure to accompany us but just ambled and read what interested us. Lovely views and informative boards.

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The shore path was a wonderful walk along the coast. Great for a morning walk. Or take a walk after dinner. Very peaceful.

Thank Tammy R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The shore path is a light trek along the beautiful coastline of Bar Harbor. Circles around to the village where you find great eats & shopping. We loved it!

Thank staceyg-texas
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must do if it's your first trip to Acadia or the the Bar Harbor area. The path is an easy stroll that all ages can enjoy. We even seen some people with chairs sitting and enjoying a favorite spot. The views are...More

Thank MHFrompa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were only in town for one day on a Celebrity Cruise Ship. After lunch we took a stroll down the shore path. We walked all the way to the end and enjoyed every second. It was low tide and The was...More

Thank ERIC W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great photo ops here, with interesting placs along the path that have pictures and history. Take the pat at the foot of the Bar Harbor Inn, just past the marina

Thank nautifish
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely stroll, but a bit crowded during the summer. The landscape is worth the crowds. Just beautiful.

Thank Jenn_Steinle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking is the supreme way to enjoy and take in the sights of Bar Harbour and Desert Island. Shore Path is a treat to see some of the private residences and now inns/hotels.

Thank Kenichi48
Reviewed 1 week ago

Scenic way to walk and enjoy the harbor views where you can view islands and various boats. The level path is about 1/2 mile long and has beautiful landscaping, historical signs and benches to sit and rest. The walk takes you past beautiful homes and...More

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September 9, 2018|
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Response from KhRI983 | Reviewed this property |
Yes use trip advisor to fund them. Or google. I did not use any tour companies but there are plenty out there
August 1, 2018|
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Response from 307lenny | Reviewed this property |
Bar Harbor doesn't really have any sand beaches for swimming. Other than the swimming pools at the different hotels and motels in Bar Harbor, the closest beach that I saw was Sand Beach, which is about 4 miles south of Bar... More
Linda M
August 18, 2017|
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Response from yosef g | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with a leash of course.