Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor, United States

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Aug 21, 2012, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Aug 21, 2012

A travel blog entry by nikkiandgrant12

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Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by barbh5889

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Today we spent the day driving the Acadia Park Loop Road stopping often and walking down trails to see the spectacular views. One of our stops was at the Sand Beach which is very unusual to find here in Maine as most of them are rocky cliffs. I went and ...

It's Pie & Lobster Day, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

It's Pie & Lobster Day

A travel blog entry by pjf000

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... township of Bucksport.  Whilst it is still mid-afternoon we elect to continue driving until we reach our destination of Bar Harbor in the Acadia National Park. Cadillac Mountain in the Park is reputed to offer 360 degree views of Bar ...

Happy Birthday, Caroline!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Happy Birthday, Caroline!

A travel blog entry by carmarmax

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... that sunrise is one of the things you must experience while in Maine, as Cadillac Mountain is the first place light touches in the United States, but we didn't realize it would still drag out a crowd once tourist season was over. We found a place among ...

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by tampagrampa

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     Acadia Nat. Park in Maine was the tenth one on my list. One word- fantastic! Even Aikket could not tear herself from the window. The N.P. is located about two-thirds of the way up Maine's coast. It occupies a majority of Mount ...

Vermont State House, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Vermont State House

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

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... the capitol are also quite attractive. I took a tour of the capitol and then spent some time taking pictures before heading for Bar Harbor, ME.  It was a seven-hour drive of rain, fog, damaged roads and detours from the recent floods and plenty of ...

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

Acadia and Bar Harbor

A travel blog entry by calthepal

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Maine IS very pretty and a great place to visit. If you enjoy the outdoors, you've got to go to Acadia National Park! It's beautiful and you can spend a day there hiking, whale watching from the beaches, picnicking and blueberry picking (lots of wild ...

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by rodarmer

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After having breakfast at the buffet and going through immigration to get back into the United States, then we took the tender to Bar Harbor, Maine. We walked through town in the rain to a bike shop where I had reserved rental bikes to ride the park loop ...

Boston - Portland - Bar Harbour, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Boston - Portland - Bar Harbour

A travel blog entry by bruceandjulie

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... followed the Kennebeck River for quite a way through lots of small hamlets. Very pretty drive. The autumn colours are stunning. Bar Harbor on Mount Desert (pronounced dessert by the locals) Island, Maine's oldest summer resort, will be our home for ...

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

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Sunday, September 4th We headed in to Bar Harbor and stopped at an information center for info about Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. We were able to get some good maps and then headed in to the Bar Harbor Campground.  This campground is a ...

John D. Rockefeller Jr.'s legacy, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

John D. Rockefeller Jr.'s legacy

A travel blog entry by photokent

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... faced with stone native to the area. Many are cut granite, but this bridge is mostly granite cobblestones gathered from the beaches. Bar Harbor, Maine is the largest town here on Mount Desert Island and gets its name from a large sandbar that runs along ...

Bar harbour, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar harbour

A travel blog entry by lchapman

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... with Bubbles and Judy...good time...we won! Lyn, Stan and I went wandering the town while Fred stayed home and rested. Bar Harbour is beautiful....nice little harbour and lovely shops and old buildings...Lyn and I enjoyed browsing shops and we had an ...

Fun hikes, good food and lots of traffic, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Fun hikes, good food and lots of traffic

A travel blog entry by s_jontheroad

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... fall colors we will take a little more time in this area so that we can see more of the sites and walk the trails. Went into Bar Harbor for lunch. It was fun. Very crowded good food lots of places to see. We then did the driving tour of Acadia Park. ...

Day 12-14 Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 12-14 Maine

A travel blog entry by blakekelsey

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... we are loving. Our park ranger recommended us to go take the Park Loop Rd which is a 20 mile loop along the coast of the Island. Bar Harbor (Bah Ha Bah) is the bees knees on the Island. It has a cute and bustling downtown area. The Park Loop Rd began near ...

Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Maine

A travel blog entry by robnraystravels

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... today but the season doesn't start till mid May so there was only a small section open, we did that anyway. Called in to Bar Harbour on the way, a very pretty place & once again, some of the shops were still closed because the season hasn't started ...

Bar Harbor Maine, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Bar Harbor Maine

A travel blog entry by wendler

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Fun full day of touring today. Chip and I and the girls had been here before. Went on a tour/bus ride around the loop road around the national park and then had a lovely lunch at an old historic inn. We had a traditional lobster feast and I funnily ...

Acadia National Forest, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Forest

A travel blog entry by aircor

... bar hopping or for dinner since we have left home, and we should take advantage of this touristy area, the ambiance of the town of Bar Harbor, and the large crowds of people one we expect on a Friday and go out for drinks and dinner. Not taking much to ...

Jun 30, 2012, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Jun 30, 2012

A travel blog entry by 7x70on66

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New Hampshire, Three Authors, and the Maine Coast, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

New Hampshire, Three Authors, and the Maine Coast

A travel blog entry by chadhanson

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... that you can GPS it! Just put 'Stephen King's House' into your GPS. He must not mind the looky-loos. We made camp seaside in Bar Harbor, Maine. This was our first glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean (for any of us), so it was a little special. We dug in at ...

Day 18... Whale Watch, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 18... Whale Watch

A travel blog entry by travelredgang

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Day 18 Whale Watching on the Catamaran "Friendship V". Beautiful clear day.  After the last video of the whale diving, one breached completely out of the water. Wish I had got that on the video, but it happened so fast ...

Acadia National Park, day 2, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Acadia National Park, day 2

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

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... tree line and offers good views of much of the area. I drove to the Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse again tonight.  The crowds were much thinner but the sunset wasn't any better than yesterday.  After sunset, I headed back to my room in Bar Harbor. ...

Jun 26, 2009, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Jun 26, 2009

A travel blog entry by karnamichelle

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Day 16...drove to Bar Harbor, ME, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 16...drove to Bar Harbor, ME

A travel blog entry by travelredgang

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Day 16 Starting odometer  50,926 arriving odometer  51,038 We drove 112 miles today on US 1 North, passing through several quaint towns along the coast of Maine. Driving is slow going, but worth the views.  It took us about ...

Parachutes, Puddles & Pork Chops..., Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Parachutes, Puddles & Pork Chops...

A travel blog entry by emfletche

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... a lovely – but talkative – American couple who decide to take us under their wing.  This is their 19th visit to Bar Harbor so we bow to their greater knowledge and gladly take tips on the best places to visit over the next couple of ...

May 15, 2014, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

May 15, 2014

A travel blog entry by tanya84

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A DAY IN THE PARK, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

A DAY IN THE PARK

A travel blog entry by jrheavymetal

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... .....Oh yeah, I'll post it here when we get it done. HERE'S MY VIDEO A DAy in acadia national park http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7WlCmhQKCs  here's another good video,  A DAY IN BAR HARBOR, JULY 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsM45wvDaPQ ...

Hard core hiking!, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Hard core hiking!

A travel blog entry by sciencefun

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... next to try to check in for the night.  There as a small line but we were set up by 5:00.  We came into Bar Harbor and looked around.  Then we went to Stewarts Lobster Pound.  A lobster pound is a restaurant where you buy the lobsters ...

Sep 20, 2007, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Sep 20, 2007

A travel blog entry by mjsadventures

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Day 3: Lobsta and Beer, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 3: Lobsta and Beer

A travel blog entry by tabergen

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On Saturday morning, we boarded the Lulu for a lobster fishing and seal watching excursion. Captain John was informative and entertaining as he took us out to Egg Rock to see the seals and then out near one of the Porcupine islands to haul up a lobster ...

Day 4: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 4: Acadia National Park

A travel blog entry by tabergen

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... manning the front desk told us they'd had staffing and technical problems and that neither (there is a second facility in Southwest Harbor) were open yet. This was disappointing...we'd really enjoyed that on our last trip. So we wound up going back to ...

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