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“Fun on the sandbar.”
Review of Frenchman Bay

Frenchman Bay
Ranked #8 of 74 things to do in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

My husband loved the fact that he could go across the sandbar to Bar Island at low tide. He loves anything that has to do with the water. It was a sight that reminded us of Hawaii & St. Thomas.

1  Thank Dolores M
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

We stayed in Bar Harbor overlooking Frenchman Bay. Waking up to this beautiful serene bay was simply spectacular. All the Porcupine Islands make for a beautiful sunrise which is so serene. I was amazed at the tidal range in the bay.

1  Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Frenchman’s Bay is located on the Bar Harbor side of Mount Desert Island and several large and small cruise ships come into Bar Harbor through the Bay. Bar Harbor is sheltered by a breakwater at one end and a sand bar, which is exposed at low tide at the other end of town. There are several islands in the Bay on which you may find seals basking in the sun or Bald Eagles soaring above waiting for a fishing boat to toss a fish back into the water. If the water is calm or if there are waves, it is a great place to sit and reflect on the beauty of the area.

Thank blackcat06
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

A truly magnificent area, a bay that supports a variety of activities from whale watching to fishing.

Thank Araxiel
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Frenchman Bay is beautiful and picturesque! It's neat to see the boats come and go with the islands in the distance.

1  Thank Sara H
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