Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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Park Loop Road, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Park Loop Road

A travel blog entry by bradham5

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Our first day in Bar Harbor,Maine. We stop at Acadia National Parks visitors center. We watch the film about Acadia, and learn more than from books and web sites. We take the Park Loop Road and stop at, Sand Beach, Thunder Hole,Wildwood Stables,where we ...

MT. DESERT ISLAND, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

MT. DESERT ISLAND

A travel blog entry by mainship

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...  AND THE PENOBSCOT NARROWS OBSERVATORY BRIDGE.IT IS 42 STORIES--420 FT.TALL ---AGAIN WHAT A VIEW.THEN WE ARRIVED IN BAR HARBOR----MT DESERT ISLAND---WE ARE OVERWHELMED WITH THE BEAUTY  AND ALL THE NATURE AND THE ACADIA NATIONAL FOREST HOLDS THE ...

Day 32 - Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 32 - Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by philipnaylor

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Well as you can see from the title, we stayed in Bar Harbor for a second day.   After spending two nights on Vancouver Island overlooking the Pacific, we thought it only fair to spend two days in Maine overlooking the Atlantic.   As a ...

Carriage Roads, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Carriage Roads

A travel blog entry by bradham5

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... ,mostly arches made of stone. The trail we choose is by one of the Gatehouses(Rockefeller built)and Upper Hadlock Pond.ON this trail you'll see a waterfall. After the ride, we drive down to Northeast Harbor and have a yummy lunch in the quiet little ...

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by roli

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... gehe... Mittels Greyhound ging es nun 5 Stunden weiter Richtung Norden in den Bundesstaat Maine und das malerische Fischerdoerfchen "Bar Harbor", welches beim Acadia National Park gelegen ist. Einige Wander-Routen bieten sich hier an aber auch ...

Columbus Day, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Columbus Day

A travel blog entry by bradham5

... asked if we were "leaf peeping", I guess we are. We take route 2 and head to Bar Harbor, Maine. It is still drizzling rain and cool. The leaves and town are beautiful. We arrive in Bar Harbor right before dark and just before the rain starts up ...

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by bradham5

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... , which is just a path to the light house the rest is a residence of the Coast Guard. We walked around the beach at Southwest Harbor and the Sea Wall during low tide, cool. We stopped in at a Java shop and enjoyed Hot Chocotates and Espressos to warm us ...

1950s USA., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

1950s USA.

A travel blog entry by nikkiandgrant12

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... . Today....(Friday) was another great day...we went to the Acadia National Park....which is only about 5 miles from Bar Harbour....you drive around the most amazing scenery...lush green forests.....sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean as it comes into ...

Day 14 -, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 14 -

A travel blog entry by bharvey

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... we will try it and if it isn't open we will find a Walmart or Casino parking lot.  Well, we arrived at the KOA at Bar Harbor and there was a work party going on getting it ready to open ... they would let us stay the night for a $25 donation to a ...

Waiting Patiently to Depart, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Waiting Patiently to Depart

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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... on improving park operations. My travel schedule is a follows: 2/8 (depart 2:30 pm; arrive 10:00 pm next day)Bar Harbor - Boston-Amsterdam-Kuwait-Muscat, Oman 2/10-14, in Muscat the capital, meeting with staff from the Oman ...

A rainy day, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A rainy day

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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... life. Seeing as we hadn't had a decent meal all day we decided to have breakfast/lunch/supper rolled into one. We went into Bar Harbor where we found a classic American diner Route 66. Well our meal never touched sides. Either we were so ravenous/it was ...

Leave Freeport to Agusta to Acadia National Park, Bar HArbor, United States travel blog

Leave Freeport to Agusta to Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by cainrvtrip

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... and Senate chambers and tool pictures for Mike's report.  We washed some clothes and ate lunch in parking lot.  We drove towards Bar Harbor and Acadia National park, visited Sandy Beach and camped at the only campground open in the National ...

Heading to Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Heading to Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by payne6roadtrip

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... but all in all pretty good considering we are novices. We have decided to take the US 1 coastal road up to Bar Harbor, driving through small American towns and some spectacular scenery. We stopped for some wild blueberries which were delicious. Further ...

Playing In Vacationland, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Playing In Vacationland

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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... some of Maine’s cute and quaint towns located on the Mid-Coast.  Visiting the towns of Camden, Rockport, Rockland, Belfast, Bar Harbor and Lincolnville, it was hard to decide which town I liked the most.  Each town had something unique to ...

bar harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

bar harbor

A travel blog entry by rogersusieq

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We are in Bar harbor. it looks like its gonna rain at any minute but doesnt, cool and cloudy, we went out on a lobster boat with a old time lobsterman, he taught us about everything youd want to know about lobsters, we saw many seal pups, yesterday we ...

Acadia, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... park was lost and by the time I was near Acadia, it was pretty much dusk. So I opted to just spend the time in Bar Harbor, take pictures and leave onward to Canada. It was nice. Just like Boothbay but more established and more organic. It felt like it ...

barharbor saturday, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

barharbor saturday

A travel blog entry by rogersusieq

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the free internet providing in the city park is so slow the pics wont upload so will try to upload pics when I get to a motel that has wifi in glen newhampshire, we are going on the whale boat to see whales today they guarantee we see whales 95% cahnce ...

Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by rogersusieq

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I am at a park where I can use my own lap top, so can now add pictures of our trip so far. I been eating lobster for 2 days so now getting tired of it so will go back to normal food tommorrow, we saw alot of baby seal pups when out with the lobsterman, ...

Our First Day in Acadia, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Our First Day in Acadia

A travel blog entry by tchester

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   Today was a different day on our trip - we took it slowly! We tried to sleep late, but much like we found in Alaska, it becomes light outside around 4 am. That makes sleeping late difficult; however, we managed sleeping until ...

Wild Maine Storm, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Wild Maine Storm

A travel blog entry by keeleyhope

... and Bucksport and by many lakes and ponds. At Ellsworth I headed southeast on route 3 and onto mount Dessert Island toward Bar Harbor, but turned into Acadia National Park. I parked at the Hulls Cove Visitor Center probably around noon and had more of ...

Sailing on to Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Sailing on to Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by tchester

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... much bigger. No matter the size, it was a beautiful sight to see. Now it was back on the road for a few hours with Bar Harbor as our destination. The one hundred miles took almost three hours due to the slow pace of Route 1 along the coast. With ...

Touring Acadia, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Touring Acadia

A travel blog entry by tchester

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   We decided to use the shuttle to get around Acadia National Park again today. It arrived at the campground around 9:30 and took us to the village where we would catch a different shuttle for the Jordan Pond route. We rode that ...

Schooner boat ride, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Schooner boat ride

A travel blog entry by maggiestravels

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The second day in a row that I've done a first. Sailing on a schooner (a sailboat that has more than 2 masts) is like going onboard with Johnny Depp or Errol Flynn on a South Seas adventure. ...

Lobster Boat Ride, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Lobster Boat Ride

A travel blog entry by maggiestravels

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Today was the day that my retirement became official. It's bitter sweet that I am saying goodbye to a job I dearly loved. I'll miss the great people I worked with at Bear Creek Elementary but most of all I'll miss being around and working with the kids. ...

Back in the United States, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Back in the United States

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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... a 13 to 15% sales tax plus something close to our income tax yearly. So we are very blessed to be living in the United States.    Bar Harbor is home to one of our nicest National Parks, Acadia. We are staying in a KOA campground, very nice, lots ...

Whale Watching:), Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Whale Watching:)

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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Suzanne and I decided on a Whale Watching tour. You always wonder if your going to spend the money and get skunked. We went out on The Friendship V, a catamaran, which was big enough to carry about 200 people. But even with a full boat, you had no ...

A drive around Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A drive around Mount Desert Island

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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Tuesday or the day to take a ride around Mount Desert Island. It is the island that Bar Harbor is located and Acadia National Park.  Our ride took us down to Echo Lake, Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor, over to the Northeast Harbor and back into the ...

Acadia Hiking, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia Hiking

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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What a day!! we did a 2.2 mile hike up to the highest peak in Acadia National Park, Cadillac Mountiain. It seemed longer than the 2.2 and every time you thought you were at the top you had to keep going. The last 1/2 mile was pretty steep but doable. We ...

Last day at Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Last day at Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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We took the Ocean Path Trail from Otter Point to Sand Beach. It was a beautiful hike of just over 2 miles along the rocky coast of the Atlantic Ocean. There were several coves and one place called Thunder Hole where the water comes into the rocks and ...

I really did think the island was deserted, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

I really did think the island was deserted

A travel blog entry by dejm3

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... dinner, we beat a hasty retreat back to the Quietside without a single lobster belt buckle, moose slipper, or pre-weathered Bar Harbor sweatshirt (what's with that anyway?  instant preppy street cred?). Biking the park loop road tomorrow, ...

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