Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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Rain, Rain, Rain, Rain, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Rain, Rain, Rain, Rain

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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... Park Visitors Center and purchasing my park pass and getting my National Park Passport Stamp (yee-haw!). After that I headed down to downtown Bar Harbor for a bite to eat. I could not believe how many people were there! I mean, the traffic was backed up ...

Up early for more bike trails!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Up early for more bike trails!

A travel blog entry by cochranfamily

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... was Cadillac Mountain, which at certain times of year you can experience the first glimpse of sunrise before anyone else in the United States.  We weren't the first today, but we made a valiant effort.  The view was phenomenal because there was ...

Weight Loss, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Weight Loss

A travel blog entry by aquest

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... but it's a start. Decisions to be made to day there is a hurricane coming up the east coast however I would like to go to Acadia National Park. So do we risk it or head in land. Crossed border into US and headed for Bar Harbour on the coast of Maine. ...

A Whale Hunting I will go, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A Whale Hunting I will go

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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... is the highest Mountain on the Atlantic Coast and from the top you have unbelievable almost 360 views of the Atlantic Ocean and Bar Harbor. I knew I wanted to do this one on a sunny day. It did not disappoint. Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful! Not only ...

Day 17...  Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 17... Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by travelredgang

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... mile RT to Bubble Rock for the panoramic views of Jordan Pond and Eagle Lake within the park. Late afternoon, we headed to downtown Bar Harbor and signed up for the Whale Watch Tour on Thursday. We looked for pottery and local crafts and bought some ...

Snell House, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Snell House

A travel blog entry by sproutfamily

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Hello Everyone, We are in Bar Harbor (pronounced "bah hahbah"), Maine. Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island (pronounced “dessert” – something to do with French).  Acadia National Park makes up a good portion of the island. ...

Beautiful Acadia, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Beautiful Acadia

A travel blog entry by annamarie

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... quick bite to eat, and embarked on a whale watching trip. By this time we had noticed the following interesting tidbits about Bar Harbor: 1. It is a popular spot for cruise ships - there was a Norwegian Cruise ship in town 2. There were an incredible ...

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 ...

Starting our US Trip in Maine!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Starting our US Trip in Maine!

A travel blog entry by bigfoot_travels

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... & it told me it had a observatory on top! If only we'd known!! It is the only bridge with an observatory in the United States, and only one of four bridge observatories in the world.     We left on Saturday Oct 11th, BIG MISTAKE! It ...

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 ...

A private island tour, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A private island tour

A travel blog entry by janetdodge

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I have learned that there are some very wealthy folks who love this area as much as we do. Larry's brother has a friend who is a caretaker for such a family who owns an island. We were invited to spend the day and have lunch and a tour. What a ...

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 ...

Waiting here - for a while., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Waiting here - for a while.

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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A long 5 hour drive yesterday - both Quebec and Maine were beautiful, but horribly hilly and twisty and windy.  Might need to find another route back to Ottawa. On the weekend of July 10, Keri brought Zach up here - his last weekend visiting ...

Tour of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Tour of Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by janetdodge

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Joanne took us for a beautiful drive through the National Park. Couldn't ask for a more perfect day. If you haven't been to Maine you must ...

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 ...

Day 13: The Last Supper, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 13: The Last Supper

A travel blog entry by carokrissy

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... girls do best :) After many hours of hitting up the shops, we headed for one and only final destination left: Bar Harbor!! We spent the afternoon walking around through the quaint little seaside village with awesome little shops. Blueberry and lobster ...

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 ...

It's All About the Pie, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

It's All About the Pie

A travel blog entry by hikerdad51

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... to come along on this one. It was time for dinner after we retraced our route and found our hotel on the edge of downtown Bar Harbor . . . and, yes, Patty got her Maine lobster. In fact, she and Jim shared the Total Lobster Experience . . . clam chowder, ...

Day 1 - Are We There Yet?, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 1 - Are We There Yet?

A travel blog entry by joe3523

... bad decision.  This made the drive take just over 4 hours and added not scenic road side views of the shore.  Once we got to Bar Harbor, we were dead.  We got a hotel at for $99 in a cheap "Bates Motel" like place and then had dinner in Bar ...

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 ...

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