Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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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 ...

By land, sea and air!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

By land, sea and air!

A travel blog entry by mikenda

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Today started with Mike taking a kayak tour of the Porcupine Islands. He signed for a four hour tour, but somehow they messed it up and he only got the two and a half hour tour. He was fine with it as he found out that it was a bit hard on his back. He ...

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.   ...

Baa Ha Ba, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Baa Ha Ba

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

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... Aiofe had to be back in town for a sunset sail by 5pm, so Laura and I decided to catch a lift and hang around in Bar Harbor, where we done a little shopping and had dinner -clam chowder and lobster roll... when in Maine and all that- before going back to ...

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 ...

First Day in Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

First Day in Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by sandycropper

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... visit with Nimah before we left Boston. Lora left for school early so I missed her. Will catch up next weekend. The drive time to Bar Harbor is around 5 hours, but we stopped in Freeport Maine at the LL Bean Outlet store and lunch. They also had a huge ...

Wednesday, September 17th, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Wednesday, September 17th

A travel blog entry by sandycropper

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... took the 'easier' route?! But it still seemed steep! When we reached the tower, we enjoyed a great vista of views of the Bass Harbor to the south. Then we took the less steep trail back for .7 mile. It still seemed very steep. But we saw great views ...

Day 36 Bar Harbour USA Friday Sept 19, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 36 Bar Harbour USA Friday Sept 19

A travel blog entry by bellandken

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... to check our hearing.Therefor Extracted from Wikipedia, "Bar Harbour is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 5,235. Bar Harbour is a popular tourist destination in the Down East ...

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 ...

Into Acadia, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Into Acadia

A travel blog entry by mickandbrit

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... too long. After checking in at our hostel (we got a sweet deal for a private room), we walked around the resort-y town of Bar Harbor a bit. We returned hungry, so made soup and quinoa in the hostel kitchen. Excited for the wireless internet and room to ...

Days 55 and 56 Maine, Bar Harbor, Colby and Farmington, United States travel blog

Days 55 and 56 Maine

A travel blog entry by shannonawu

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... the hills, the coast, MAN, no wonder Laura spent all her summers there back during high school. Acadia was beautiful and the town of Bar Harbor certainly has its charm. I super splurged and ate a $30 meal at Eden Restaurant, an all vegan, all organic, all ...

Thanksgiving in Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Thanksgiving in Maine

A travel blog entry by markl

Misty morning and we had breakfast and left for Arcadia National park. Light rain was falling and visibility was down to 100 feet but the feeling was pure Steven King. We were expecting some ol'boy with a chain saw to appear around every corner. None the ...

Arcadia National Park - Bar Harbour, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Arcadia National Park - Bar Harbour

A travel blog entry by bugsmasher

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Our first stop on the cruise. Tendered into shore and went on the National Parks tour $30- half the price of the Shore Excursion offered by HA. A Booey is a float in the water to catch lobsters. three & one quarter inches body throw back. Water 49 ...

Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by mcmac1998

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Arrived in Bar Harbor in early afternoon. Staying at Bar Harbor campground, which is very nice. Large campground with a number of sites with views of the water and lots of tent or small camper sites nestled in the evergreens--really pretty. Went into ...

Acadian National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadian National Park

A travel blog entry by travelin_rpcvs

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... we journeyed north. Found an intriguing fleamarket just outside Searsport and bought some vintage California postcards. After checking into the Bar Harbor Motel in the early afternoon, we entered the Acadian National Park, the only National Park on the ...

Bar Harbour & Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbour & Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by judymcdonald

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... eye flight to Bangor, Maine via New York then Boston then Bangor.  We picked up our rental car in Bangor then drove to Bar Harbour. We stopped at a tourist info centre to pick up some maps etc. The lady we talked to suggested that we drive into ...

Don't miss Boothbay Harbor & Portland, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Don't miss Boothbay Harbor & Portland

A travel blog entry by glo_and_richard

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We departed on the "Cat" ferry back to Bar Harbor, staying our last night there in the Bar Harbor Hotel/Blue Nose Inn and dining at Jack Russell's, a lively beef house in the city! On to Boothbay Harbor to the Blue Heron Inn. Each city we visited on our ...

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