Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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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, ...

Acadia National Forest, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Forest

A travel blog entry by ramblinrecks

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... is very hardy.  [PHOTO_ID_BLOCK=wow.mov] [PHOTO_ID_BLOCK=what-a-view.jpg] After an early dinner at Jordan Pond we headed home.   Tomorrow we are going to Bass Harbor.  The locals call it slower paced and a good place to get fresh seafood! ...

Autumn Leaves, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Autumn Leaves

A travel blog entry by njbeaglemom

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... and having breakfast up in the Lido, we took a tender over to Bar Harbor for our tour with Acadia National Park Tours. Bar Harbor is on Mount Desert Island, which is the largest island in Maine. It gets its name from a sand bar which is exposed during ...

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, ...

Bar Harbor, Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor, Maine

A travel blog entry by henryferris

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... . There is one famous beach calles Sand Beach that is famous because it is very rare to find sandy shore this far north. Acadia and Bar Harbor are famous for whale watching. We were there in the best season for seeing the whales and we decided to go on a ...

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 ...

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