Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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

Arrive Bar Harbor, Maine

A travel blog entry by dlmenagh

We arrived in Bar Harbor after driving from Portland. It is very hot and humid. The kids slept most of the 2 1/2 hour drive. This made it a quiet drive. We enjoyed drinks and snacks. Then we went for a walk downtown. Lovely little ...

Exploring the Island, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Exploring the Island

A travel blog entry by scienceclub

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We got in late to our hotel on Thursday night ... but not too late for the kids to enjoy the pool.  It was foggy, but not rainy, with steam rising from the pool in the dark.  The kids loved the late night swim (Although some of the little kids ...

Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Maine

A travel blog entry by erin.sullivan

Family ...

Acadia - Huger than we thought, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia - Huger than we thought

A travel blog entry by linusvpelt

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... tour.  We looked for the cool GPS activated version like Yellowstone has but that has not made its way here yet.  Some Bar Harbor technology entrepreneur will be rich some dsy.  We stared out down into the Park.  It is wonderful and ...

BA HA BA, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

BA HA BA

A travel blog entry by eightydaze

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... so he came back looking for people looking for confused and looking for their missing shoes. It was time to go see Bar Harbor.  This was a quaint town with many shops and restaurants.  First stop was dinner, and yes, Ellen and Clark ...

Thar She blows, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Thar She blows

A travel blog entry by linusvpelt

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We got up and set out early after breakfast to get to Bar Harbor by 8:00 to board our boat.  We stopped at a local gas station for Dramamine but they did not have any.  Christa found some at the boat company dock and gave some to all the ...

Mainly in Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Mainly in Maine

A travel blog entry by hsa

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... coffee shop after coffee shop closing at times like one or two o’clock. Frustrated, we finally found an open establishment in Bar Harbor, returning via the supermarket to our motel. Still no cold water! A round of pirate crazy golf next door made ...

Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by barbo

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... of trivia!!  We had a delicious and messy lunch of lobster, corn and mussels followed by blueberry dessert at  Bar Harbor Lobster Bake and then drove up to Cadillac Mountain  (466mt). …not very high but the highest ...

Pin only, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Pin only

A travel blog entry by gknopp

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Doing the

Doing the "Maine" Thing

A travel blog entry by dnkmartz

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... on our way to Bar Harbor on Maine’s Mount Desert Island. Once home to the largest hotel in North America, Bar Harbor has played host to the grand summer homes of the American aristocracy, including the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts and Astors. This ...

A bit of Boston and Beautiful Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A bit of Boston and Beautiful Maine

A travel blog entry by atkinsranch

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... sticks a toe into the Atlantic, and are now in the beautiful state of Maine.     Spent a full day exploring Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.  This Park is pretty spectacular with its rocky, rugged shoreline and Cadillac Mountain, at ...

Day 6: Whales!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 6: Whales!

A travel blog entry by tabergen

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... so we could see the seals. The trip lasted 4 hours altogether, but was much more exciting than I'd expected it to be. Back in Bar Harbor we went to the Whale Museum on West Street.  This is a small, but nicely done museum. We spent some time there ...

Maine musings, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Maine musings

A travel blog entry by alhngjh

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... was a bit problematic but with the help of one of the owners we were in an ordinary but comfortable one  in town. Bar Harbor too suffers from tourism lots of tacky  souvenir shops , over priced food etc and about a million people walking the ...

Day 4 and 5  Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 4 and 5 Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by geolis07

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... time climbing around on the rocks. We went back into Bar Harbor Village and ate at Paddy's Irish Pub. We walked partway over to Bar Harbor Island and around town for a little bit. We headed out to the Atlantic Brewing Company then back to the hotel for a ...

Sailing up the East Coast, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Sailing up the East Coast

A travel blog entry by jody1

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... 2nd) and some music with a young acoustic guitarist, Brandi, who we educated about Paul Kelly, then to the Lido Bar for dinner. Oops, too late for dinner. Will have to order it as room service. Shrimp cocktails and Lobster ...

Brrrr... it's hot, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Brrrr... it's hot

A travel blog entry by elk_oil

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... village looked like, so we hopped in the truck with the dogs and took a quick 15 minute drive down Rt. 3.  Parts of Bar Harbor look a lot like Provincetown, parts look like Edgartown and other parts look like Oak Bluffs.  You've seen a few ...

Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by 2seniortraveler

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This isn't THE Grant Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

This isn't THE Grant Park

A travel blog entry by dave-sue-rv

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Dave and I are both under the weather. Dave is recovering from pneumonia and I have a cold. We revisited Bar Harbor, which we drove through toward the beginning of our trip. Today Bar Harbor had 1/3 of the people it did when we were there in July. We ...

Day 32 Cruise Bar Harbour, Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 32 Cruise Bar Harbour, Maine

A travel blog entry by caz1947

... going on a tour that takes us to Cadillac Mountain, and to view the highlights of Arcadia National Park. Then on to see Bar Harbours historic mansions before attending a lobster bake, where we all have our own 1.25 lb lobster. Really enjoyable tour ...

Farewell to Irish Friends, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Farewell to Irish Friends

A travel blog entry by sirsmonkey42

... i'd been hanging out with for the past good bit of time. We all pile into my car packed very tightly and head to the Bar Harbor Hostel. This was a peculiar hostel in the sense that they locked you out of the Hostel during the day, and there is a bed ...

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

Bar Harbor at Last

A travel blog entry by ssigmon

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... we just caught glimpses. Instead we drove through some lovely, picturesque coastal towns, which we thoroughly enjoyed. We arrived in Bar Harbor about 6 o'clock, checked in to the Harborside Hotel & Marina. It is very nice, right on the coast ...

Miles of nothingness, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Miles of nothingness

A travel blog entry by markl

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... Radio Shacks, Wal Mart and Wendy's. We bought our Thanksgiving lunch at Shaws then had a revolting burger at Wendy's. Then back to Bar Harbor to do some small Christmas shopping in the two stores that were open and bought some blueberry fudge. By now you ...

Really wet in Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Really wet in Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by northernjane

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... up - it has a little corner lounge but sadly not a wood burner like some of the others. Look it up - Mira Monte in Bar Harbor. It's the epitome of chintz if you look at the rooms. End up chatting through cheese and wine with other guests then heading ...

Mount Desert Island, Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Mount Desert Island, Maine

A travel blog entry by knightc

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We packed a lunch and went exploring into Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island today.  Bar Harbour is on the island and is pretty touristy, but the rest of the island has a national park on it (sort of broken up into chunks) and has lots of ...

Cruising and hiking , Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Cruising and hiking

A travel blog entry by rlstout

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Aug 17, 2009, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Aug 17, 2009

A travel blog entry by rlstout

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Day 10 - On to Acadia, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 10 - On to Acadia

A travel blog entry by meckley

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... and not a word of it is true, but it makes for a great story. We arrived at the Coach Stop Inn B&B, just outside of Bar Harbor, ME.  It was a shock to have a room that we could actually walk around inside.  We even had a shower that we ...

Day 11 - Acadia, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 11 - Acadia

A travel blog entry by meckley

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... high and two miles thick in some places. Somes Sound is the only fjord on the east coast of the United States. Our last stop was at the Bass Head Harbor Lighthouse. This lighthouse is still an active Coast Guard station. It is claimed that this is one of ...

Day 2: North to Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 2: North to Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by tabergen

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... of the tank for our daughter to touch. We then checked into the Bar Harbor Motel. This motel was rated the best value in the United States by Trip Advisor users and it is well earned. We had a clean, comfortable two bedroom suite for around $70/night. I ...

The Sunday after..., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

The Sunday after...

A travel blog entry by carmarmax

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... was over, our legs stretched about as much as they could take, we drove up to Cadillac Mountain to take in the views of Bar Harbor from above. Finally exhausted and still stuffed, we drove home to call it an early night; however, my sweet tooth kicked in ...

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