Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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Day 8: A Journey Back to an Earier Time, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 8: A Journey Back to an Earier Time

A travel blog entry by concerto33

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... and gift shop.  I enjoyed a terrific lobster dinner.  Tom had scallops.  We then wandered the grounds picking a few blueberries as we went down the hill to the “pond.”   We drove back to Bar Harbor at dusk.  ...

Day 19  .....drove along the coast of Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 19 .....drove along the coast of Maine

A travel blog entry by travelredgang

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Day 19 We drove along the coast of Maine and stopped in at Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Bass Harbor to see the ...

Acadia, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia

A travel blog entry by 6bigmacs

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Timmy: We love Acadia. The letter boxing was really fun. We got passports to all the national parks. We catch a lot of crabs. The ribs are really good. Nate: we love to catch crabs and catch a bunch of stuff. I don't like to eat ribs. The ribs ...

A beautiful town, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A beautiful town

A travel blog entry by jamessteel

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... cruise ships as well as being a lobster fishing town so the harbour is pretty busy and you get a sense that despite its size Bar Harbor can be a bustling place. We then decided that we would have to sort out some accommodation for the night and took a ...

Rock climbing with Pringles, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Rock climbing with Pringles

A travel blog entry by followusaround

... hike up the rock pile. We were so taken by the view we wanted to see all we could of the scenery and wild life so we booked a whale watching tour, but it was cancelled due to fog. It was disappointing but at least we enjoyed a beautiful day in Bar ...

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

Maine, lobster... Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by omilders

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... , and with earplugs (the road is about 30 meters, 900 feet away) sleep was good. Before we went to sleep we visited Bar Harbor (downtown) and a Wallmart to buy some beverages and things we needed. There is much to say about Bar Harbour. It's located on ...

Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by vollmerholiday

Blueberries and ...

bar harbour, Bar harbour, United States travel blog

bar harbour

A travel blog entry by bien

lots of lobster.. this is where the famous lobstrs come ...

Day 7- Paddling and a Pub Crawl, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 7- Paddling and a Pub Crawl

A travel blog entry by janmariewv

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... tide. No sign of the connecting sand bar was visible. We had a snack sitting on a large driftwood log looking over to Bar Harbor and watching the customers from the commercial trip who were still receiving how-to instructions on the beach. When they began ...

White cliffs of ..., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

White cliffs of ...

A travel blog entry by wahoo99

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Day 21 - Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 21 - Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by fis

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... melon on the side. Was good After breakfast I returned to my room to get my bag packed for my on shore adventure. We were in Bar Harbor today, a very cute little touristy beach side community. We were one of 2 ships in today along with a few bus loads of ...

Seeing the light(houses) in Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Seeing the light(houses) in Maine

A travel blog entry by pathfinder35

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Our port of call today is the smallest port on this trip - Bar Harbor, Maine. It has a population of only 5000 but of course, cruise ship days can almost double it like today with our ship and a HAL ship, the Masdam, in port. Bar Harbor is on an island ...

In Arcadia ego, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

In Arcadia ego

A travel blog entry by markl

... cancel part of our trip. We had planned to visit the White Mountains in New Hampshire (Christmas Inn and Spa) but are so captivated by Bar Harbor we took the $200 hit and extended our stay here. It was an easy call because this room (not hotel) and more ...

ACADIA - SIGNS OF ITS PAST, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

ACADIA - SIGNS OF ITS PAST

A travel blog entry by jrheavymetal

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... here on the island.  It was all private lands.  And many of the names were different as well.  For instance, Bar Harbor was named Eden back then.  And what is now Cadillac Mountain was then called Green Mountain.  Thus this is ...

Day 7: Mission Accomplished, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 7: Mission Accomplished

A travel blog entry by concerto33

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We departed the Maxwell's about 9 am headed for Bar Harbor Maine via Bangor and Ellsworth. As we headed north on I-495, there was very little traffic.  When we entered New Hampshire from Massachusetts there was an accident and traffic buildup, so we ...

Blowing in the MF Wind....., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Blowing in the MF Wind.....

A travel blog entry by donwen

... . She thought the Doris Duke house was boring....I told her that was Disneyland compared to the whale watching....THAT WAS HELL. Bar Harbor had great shopping, I wish we had more time there.....Didn't see Arcadia National Park because someone wanted to go ...

Lobster time, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Lobster time

A travel blog entry by themccredies

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It is 2 pm and ready for some lobster lunch!! We LOVED Bar Harbor. Matt and I want to come back for one of our anniversaries and stay in one of the cute inns or bed and breakfasts. We ate some delicious lobster in a restaurant right down on the pier so ...

Lobsters, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Lobsters

A travel blog entry by brett_and_fi

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... easy 2hr trek around the Hadlock Brook Loop which took us across three hand-hewn stone bridges. We then made our way to Bar Harbor for some more breakfast at one of the many waterfront restaurants. After walking around the shops for a while we headed off ...

The Good and the Bad of Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, ME and St. George, NB, United States travel blog

The Good and the Bad of Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by rollingstone54

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After a good night's rest and a hearty breakfast of pancakes and sausages, we headed to Bahaba (Bar Harbor). This is a very touristy, crowded town, especially since it was close to the 4th of July. Deborah had never had a lobster roll, well we went to ...

The Way Life Should Be, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

The Way Life Should Be

A travel blog entry by eightydaze

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We decided to leave fairly early in the morning as we had a long drive to our new destination.  We also wanted to try and take the scenic route along highway 1 so that we could see what coastal Maine was about.  We zipped through ...

Oh, we got there from here, boy howdy., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Oh, we got there from here, boy howdy.

A travel blog entry by elk_oil

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... for the ocean, so we decided to take a trip to Bar Harbor, ME.  The KOA campground is located on Mt. Desert Island in Bar Harbor by Acadia National Park. Day 1 - Thursday July 15 We arrived this evening after a six hour-plus drive through mostly back ...

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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... (came equal 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 Thermidor brought to ...

Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by ecks-adventures

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... fog blowing over top of mtn.  Will try it again tomorrow before we leave. Found a great little cabin between Ellsworth and Bar Harbor - 9 miles from town.  Drove back to Bar Harbor for dinner at Testa's and Susann had her first ever whole, ...

High Heat, High Sea, Limited Common Sense, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

High Heat, High Sea, Limited Common Sense

A travel blog entry by mbberg

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... become a hated northern wind in January.     After putting about a hundred miles on the car it was back to Bar Harbor for dinner.  We chose the Finback Alehouse in the center of town.  Pat had scallops which she loved while Sarah ...

Acadia Ntl Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia Ntl Park

A travel blog entry by schroederd

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... some lobster last night.  The line was long and the wait was long, but we got a great lobster.  This morning we drove into Bar Harbor and then into Acadia Ntl. Park.  Drove up Cadillac Mtn. and had no idea that there was a mtn so high and ...

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

SCENES FROM BAR HARBOR, MAINE

A travel blog entry by jrheavymetal

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... just before the tourists arrived, then the video moves into late spring and early summer.  What people don't realize is that Bar Harbor is a tourist town pretty much.  In the winter many of the small shops are closed and boarded up.   ...

More lobster? If I have to..., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

More lobster? If I have to...

A travel blog entry by jmpncw

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... sure google knows if you're that curious. The observatory is 440 feet above the water. It was incredible. We headed back into Bar Harbor for a free beer tasting at Atlantic Brewing Company. It was free and tasty. And the people were nice. Really hard to ...

Ba Habah, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Ba Habah

A travel blog entry by danbren

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They can take the park away from the tourists, but they can't take the tourists away from... Bar Harbor. Acadia too, for that matter. The various entrances are full of cars parked to the side of the "closed" signs and people are sneaking in. I haven't ...

A Glimpse of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A Glimpse of Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by christinewesten

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... not allowed to swim in it.  I’m sure the water is too cold anyway! I did partake of the bus system to get into Bar Harbor for dinner.  My hotel is next door to a campground which is a stop on bus route 1.  This bus drops you off ...

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

Bar Harbor, Maine USA

A travel blog entry by dunbar2013

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Fall has commenced in Maine and shows hints of how pretty the area will be in another few weeks. Prior to arriving in Bar Harbor we went through Freeport and stopped into an adventure store called LL Bean much like a Brass Pro World store but not quite as ...

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