Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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Day 28 - The Cruise - Bar Harbor, Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 28 - The Cruise - Bar Harbor, Maine

A travel blog entry by tallypez

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... was cancelled but as it was such lovely weather, we decided to simply explore the area and see where the day took us.   Bar Harbor is a beautiful coastal town, full of historical homes and churches and lots to see and do by way of whale and puffin ...

The Other Side of the Island, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

The Other Side of the Island

A travel blog entry by barbh5889

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... in comparison to what we have at the Botanical Gardens at home but they were a nice size for a town the size of Northeast Harbor. There were a lot of beautifully colored flowers and it was very peaceful to walk through.  We then went back to Acadia ...

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

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... Harbor. The idea of the park dates back to 1901 when George B. Dorr was disturbed by the growing development of the Bar Harbor area.  He started the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations, a corporation whose sole purpose was to preserve land ...

Bar Harbor, ME, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor, ME

A travel blog entry by katstravel

... , but it is changing, and they are accepting this fact graciously. They understand that tourism is starting to grow as an industry, which is no wonder to anyone who has visited the area. Experience Bar Harbor and see the best of the Eastern United States. ...

North Conway to Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

North Conway to Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by k-rod

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... which was beautiful but made my thoughts drift to food. Having built up an appetite we headed into the downtown area of Bar Harbor, a super quaint little fishing village with a restaurant selection that would put many bigger cities to shame. We of course ...

Go East - D2, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Go East - D2

A travel blog entry by macdubhsith

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Changing plans, headed to PEI via Calais, ME. Notes from Day two are uploaded as photos. They got written out on paper last night. Finally got to a solid connection for ...

Travel home, Bar harbor, United States travel blog

Travel home

A travel blog entry by dholden

Exchange rental cars in Portland to pick up a different car the we can drop off in Bar Harbour. Spend night sleeping in ford explore in Bar Harbour airport parking ...

downeast, harrington, bar harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

downeast, harrington, bar harbor

A travel blog entry by phoebeandmillow

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... , but we came when it was half over. One nite instead of the ranger’s talk we had a concert by the bar harbor string orchestra (with a special oboeist) playing Mozart, Cionek and Tchaikovsky. It was a wonderful concert that was free (donations). We ...

A day to shop and explore by car! yah Zuckini, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A day to shop and explore by car! yah Zuckini

A travel blog entry by karengilmore

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... at a State Park near Camden Maine! We will try and arrive early and line up! Stops raining at 10:30 so we head into Bar Harbor.. neat town that reminds me of Banff or Jasper with lots of tourist shops and eateries! Shop for a few hours then head to ...

A Traveling Day, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A Traveling Day

A travel blog entry by christinewesten

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I have thought many times about taking a trip to Acadia National Park. The descriptions of the craggy coasts, gently sloping mountains and friendly people have long appealed to me.  So this year I am finally here!  Today was a whole day of ...

Maine & Hurricanes or not, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Maine & Hurricanes or not

A travel blog entry by skahasharon

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... area but the scenery is marred because of the hazy.  Too many hot, humid days.  We also spent time in the town of Bar Harbor and we are camping just out of town at a very nice place with a pool again.  It is still hot and muggy but we ...

It's the 4th.  Where's the humidity?, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

It's the 4th. Where's the humidity?

A travel blog entry by meganj77

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Tony and I left Boston at about 6:30 this morning.  We intended to sleep in, but we are morning people by nature.  Good thing we got on the road because people were already lining up about two blocks from our hotel for July 4th activities. ...

THE  BAR  HARBOR  INN, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

THE BAR HARBOR INN

A travel blog entry by jrheavymetal

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... many books and relax and read while enjoying your meal.  The bar harbor inn and spa is located at Newport drive, minutes from everything. Bar Harbor Inn and Spa  -  800-350-3352  or  207-288-3351 THE READFING ROOM - same number ...

Buckle Up, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Buckle Up

A travel blog entry by evabjorn

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... , het mechanisme om de gordel te blokkeren, werd daarbij gedeblokkeerd.  Eind goed al goed dus en we zetten onze tocht richting Bar Harbor terug allebei vooraan in de auto verder.  Voor de rest was het een vrij rustige dag, want er stond maar 1 ...

Natural High, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Natural High

A travel blog entry by mbberg

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... Cadillac Mountain as you climb some 1500 feet to the summit.  Along the way there are several breath taking views of Bar Harbor, The Porcupine Islands and The Atlantic Ocean.  We made it about half way round the mountain when lunch time ...

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

Back in the USA

A travel blog entry by ccaraian

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 We left early for Bar Harbor. Everything here is huge - roads, cars, houses, people, prejudices. Maine has lots of trees and water (lakes and ocean).  We took an incredible two hour boat ride where we saw seals and lots of large birds, ...

ROUGHING IT IN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

ROUGHING IT IN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

A travel blog entry by jrheavymetal

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... here to pitch a tent off to the side.  Another place to park your car is at a place called WONDERLAND  towards Bass Harbor along route 102A.  Wonderland is an old fire road, now used as a trail, that runs through woods and fields until it ...

The lobster story, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

The lobster story

A travel blog entry by dorothystokes

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... in winter, but not the harbour. Summer temperatures are 25c and winter -3c with 5 ft of snow for the season.  Surprisingly Bar Harbour is on the same latitude as South France, but has a different climate due to the very cold Atlantic waters. Last ...

Acadia NP and Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia NP and Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by radsolv

Left the Nowlands and first drove South to Deer Isle then back north to Ellsworth and on to Bar Harbor and spent stome time touring beautiful Acadia National Park on coastal ...

DAY 3: Touched the Ocean, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

DAY 3: Touched the Ocean

A travel blog entry by lawtonsj

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... breakfast.  Since we had made it so far last night, we decided to kill some time at the ocean.  We headed for Bar Harbor.  We found out that Bar Harbor is a yuppy little tourist trap on the Atlantic coast.  We stopped in a ...

THE CARRIAGE ROADS OF ACADIA, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

THE CARRIAGE ROADS OF ACADIA

A travel blog entry by jrheavymetal

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Okay, the photos I add to this entry will be of the carriage roads as well as photos shot from the carriage roads,  These carriage roads were designed to take in some of the most senic views in the park, running along side and around lakes and ...

Dube's all natural vacation, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Dube's all natural vacation

A travel blog entry by g7s22

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Since our vacation to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park is significantly shorter than our other previous excursions, we wanted to consolidate our time spent here in one single blog; in what we would like to call our espresso blog;twice the caffeine (or ...

Back to the US, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Back to the US

A travel blog entry by knightc

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... nbsp; We were making good time and feeling good so we pressed on and ended up at a KOA campground or should I say "kampground" in Bar Harbour.  This is a very touristy area and we are paying $74 per night which I think is the record for the most ...

Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine

A travel blog entry by jonparker

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After a good night in Portland, we hit the road for Mt Desert Island and Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. We love visiting national parks because they tend to be outstanding examples of the what nature can do when left alone and protected. Acadia was ...

THINGS ARE SHAKING IN BAR HARBOR, MAINE, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

THINGS ARE SHAKING IN BAR HARBOR, MAINE

A travel blog entry by jrheavymetal

... music is just breathtaking, if your in the area, don't miss out on this event. Well, we did manage to capture much of the Bar Harbor fireworks show on video, and hopefully I'll have it up in a little bit.  It was cut a little short due to rain, but ...

The Road Less Traveled, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

The Road Less Traveled

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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... and obscure the view. It was pretty cool. When I finished the hike, the sky began to clear and I headed to the town of Bar Harbor. OMG, was I in for a surprise! The harbor is just beautiful. Never mind the quaint shops and restaurants and lovely inns, the ...

Baw Hawba,  a tourist mecca, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Baw Hawba, a tourist mecca

A travel blog entry by pyoots

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... Park and built the carriage roads that are used for hiking and biking. J.P. Morgan owned a house that is adjacent to Bar Harbor. Cornelius Vanderbilt built cottages in Bar Harbor. The Astor family owned hotels and cottages in Bar ...

Lighthouses and Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Lighthouses and Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by markl

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... Then go to Pemaquid lighthouse which was deserted so we went for a scramble over the rocks and then drove Route 1 towards Bar Harbor. Stopped at a Chowder Shack near Belfast that was OK but most of all was a break in the relentless hours in the car from ...

Last morning in Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Last morning in Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by ecks-adventures

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... of Mt. Cadillac one more time in the morning, and we're so glad we did.  We had lunch on a park bench overlooking the harbor, and sat next to the sweetest elderly man.  He was waiting in the park while his wife did some shopping, and he had a ...

We Are Finally Here!!!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

We Are Finally Here!!!

A travel blog entry by tiffintraveler

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There were a few other things we could have checked out in MA and NH, and also in the southern part of Maine, but we just couldn't wait any longer to get to our destination!!!  The drive up was nothing special, we took the ...

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