Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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BAR HARBOR, MAINE, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

BAR HARBOR, MAINE

A travel blog entry by ghing_manila

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. As of the 2000 census, its population was 4,820. A port of entry for Bay Ferries from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Bar Harbor is a famous summer colony in the Down East region ...

The three hour tour!!!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

The three hour tour!!!

A travel blog entry by ve3hbj

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... of our pork chops due to time and certain people's bed times (and yes I'm talking about Tara's) ;) We headed back to the harbor landing at Galyn's restaurant where I had a very difficult time deciding what to order, leaning towards the when in Rome adage ...

Dig out your ID, and hold on to your TP., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Dig out your ID, and hold on to your TP.

A travel blog entry by ve3hbj

... teeth and overalls maybe) when all of a sudden the forest fell away and we were downtown Ellsworth which is mainland side of Bar Harbor. A quick jaunt across a causeway and an even quicker "right now" turn into the koa parking lot and we were here kinda. ...

Enough already..., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Enough already...

A travel blog entry by ve3hbj

... get up this morning and get registered. We packed up for the day in our woollies and rain gear and headed off to explore Bar Harbor. While registering we discovered high and low tides. The next high tide was to be at 2:00pm with a recommendation that we ...

Bar Harbor, Lobster & Lighthouses, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor, Lobster & Lighthouses

A travel blog entry by leedellekaptain

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... Breakfast in Vermont, Lunch in New Hampshire and dinner in Maine.  Kinda cool, huh? On September 17th, we arrived in Bar Harbor.  Beautiful tourist area.  Bar Harbor Campground is very nice.  The only problem is the site we chose was ...

Bar Harbour, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbour

A travel blog entry by georgestrick

Bar Harbour is quite a surreal town...Imagine a stereotypical US "movie" town, add some Disney magic, and then make it like a UK seaside resort and you have it about right. About half the shops are full of tack, and the other half are bars and ...

Lobster Boats!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Lobster Boats!

A travel blog entry by annamarie

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... was pretty cool. I wish we had a boiler to make our own, but such is life. We then walked around the town of Southwest Harbor, which is quaint. We ended our stay on Mount Desert Island with a drive up to Cadillac Mountain. We weren't that lazy to not ...

Lobsters here we come!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Lobsters here we come!

A travel blog entry by amybrownstein

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... . We were surprised to find a quaint town with multicolored buildings, plenty of picture posing places for tourists, and friendly people. Bar Harbor is located on Mount Desert Island and is so named because of the large sandbar in the middle of the ...

Day 6 - LL Bean, Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 6 - LL Bean, Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by mcreech

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L.L. Bean, Bar Harbor, Acadia National ...

First day hike, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

First day hike

A travel blog entry by bobstacytrips

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   We got up this morning to a beautiful day.   Sunny and about 70 degrees.   We went on several hikes around a couple of lakes.   Its beautiful here.   I'd say that about one quarter of the trees have ...

Baa Haa-Baa, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Baa Haa-Baa

A travel blog entry by liamri

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... is absolutely hilarious. I now have a fridge magnet with a lobster. Score. I have very little to say guys, my apologies. Bar Harbor is a super nice little town, with beautiful scenery, a great harbour, and some really cute ...

Day 33 - Bar Harbor, Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 33 - Bar Harbor, Maine

A travel blog entry by dadrukker

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... " to keep my tupperware container. How generous. But with that experience behind us, we drove into Maine and drove toward Bar Harbor, our location for the remainder of the Memorial Day weekend. We arrived at the beautiful waterfront resort we booked for ...

Day 34 - Bar Harbor, Maine, Bar Harbor,  United States travel blog

Day 34 - Bar Harbor, Maine

A travel blog entry by dadrukker

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... are the stone bridges in the park that provide a wonderful setting. I just wanted to soak this all up. The little town of Bar Harbor is populated with lots of restaurants and shops that clearly cater to the many tourists. So we opted for dinner at the ...

Lighthouses, Sand Bars and Sunsets, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Lighthouses, Sand Bars and Sunsets

A travel blog entry by christinewesten

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... sunrise.  I went back to the visitor center parking, took the bus to Jordan Pond, did some shopping and then headed into Bar Harbor.  By then it was a little sunny and not too cold for walking around.  I had lunch at a place called ...

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

Back in the USA!

A travel blog entry by laura3849

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... off the road a few times for those photo opportunities.  We left OQC about 7am and arrived in Trenton, Maine (7 miles from Bar Harbor) about 2pm.  We checked in our cabin-like room at the Open Heart Inn and ventured towards Bar ...

Sunday Funday, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Sunday Funday

A travel blog entry by carmarmax

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... and a drink and headed towards the water to the worst decision ever, Fish House Grill (http://www.yelp.com/biz/fish-house-grill-bar-harbor). Their oysters were dirty and tasted three days old and they were out of almost every local beer. This place was an ...

Roadtrip!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Roadtrip!

A travel blog entry by mariekexavier

... verder te trekken. We hebben op zaterdagochtend onze huurauto bij Hertz opgehaald bij het vliegveld en zijn begonnen aan de autotrip naar Bar Harbor in de staat Maine. Hertz had zo'n rare Chevrolet HR extended edition voor ons klaarstaan lol. Naja je zit ...

Parlez Vous Francais?, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Parlez Vous Francais?

A travel blog entry by carmarmax

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... encounters, we crossed the U.S. border with ease and began the gorgeous drive through the sea of pine trees down to Bar Harbor (stopping once for McDonald's in Newport and oggling over the view of Bangor from the bridge over the Penobscot River). For ...

Many Stops, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Many Stops

A travel blog entry by gailj

After Cooperstown, we had a longish drive to Keene, New Hampshire for an over night stay. It was a long, stressful drive, even thought it was only 4 hours.  The rain began, the fog was think and driving through the Green Mountains, that I didn't see ...

We Arrived, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

We Arrived

A travel blog entry by gailj

... a rain coat, but also a winter jacket.  Once again, we hit the road and headed for our final destination of the day, Bar Harbor, Maine.  Once again, we also had lovely driving conditions, minus the fog and mountains.  We made it to Bar ...

Journey to Bar Harbour, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Journey to Bar Harbour

A travel blog entry by northernjane

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... was interesting and very well maintained - you forget these things were built in the 1860's so relatively modern to our forts. Drove onto Bar Harbor via a shack lunch stop at the small town of Castine - tiny place, Andy would love it here as it has a ...

Bar Harbor and the coast of Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor and the coast of Maine

A travel blog entry by lindagraves

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We sailed into the bay at Bar Harbor, and what a very beautiful day and place as well. Because we knew we would have to anchor in the bay and take tenders into the port we were a bit nervous about whether we'd be able to get ashore. But the wind ...

Jun 21, 2013, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Jun 21, 2013

A travel blog entry by jenandandrew

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Acadia Park by land, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia Park by land

A travel blog entry by mikenda

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We decided to tour Acadia Park by road today. The Jeep needed a work out.  It's a beautiful spot, but honestly, we have seen prettier spots all along the journey. The roads are so crowded they make LA at rush hour look just a little slow. There are ...

Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by anandiyer1

... finally arrived in Bar Harbor, when we arrived, we went inside the spacious and luxurious log cabin that was settled in beautiful rustic Bar Harbor !!!! We got ready and had a hot pipping Thai dinner at one of the local places. We came home and turned ...

A view to live for., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A view to live for.

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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Our Northern journey reached its northern most destination today when we arrived at Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine.  Our recollection of this area from 25 years ago, was confirmed with this visit.  It is an absolutely beautiful area ...

Acadia  - Penobscot Mountain, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia - Penobscot Mountain

A travel blog entry by mcmac1998

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Hiked Penobscot Mountain this morning. Started at Jordan Pond...hiked along west side of the pond then ascended Penobscot. Hikes here are incredibly strenuous but short! They basically go straight up, climbing 800-1000 feet in about a mile or so. But ...

Acadia - Champlain Ridge, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia - Champlain Ridge

A travel blog entry by mcmac1998

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... rocky outcrops with great views looking out east over the bay from Acadia. Was able to get reservations at Mache Bistro, one of Bar Harbor's best restaurants. Small, noisy dining room in a house at the end of town but the food was amazing!! Better ...

Acadia - Beech Mountain, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia - Beech Mountain

A travel blog entry by mcmac1998

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... Maine. Drove around the western side of the park. No one is here! Stopped at Thurston's lobster house for lunch in Southwest Harbor. Definitely worth the food, beer, and views of the fishing harbor. And it had the largest toilet seat I have ever seen ...

Acadia - Long Pond, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia - Long Pond

A travel blog entry by mcmac1998

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Kayaked on Long Pond. Very peaceful and easy paddling. Saw a nesting loon! Stopped off at Atlantic Brewery for ...

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