Belle Isle Motel
Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor
... One guy even had a Human Kinetics book out making sure he was doing things right!
The weather cooperated until we were finished and then the rain came down at Sand Beach. We caught the bus back to Jordan Pond and had the popovers and lemonade one last time.
We really had a great time visiting Acadia National Park. If you haven't been hopefully you can put it on your bucket list.
Time to move on to ...
... into the park to catch the loop road.
We thought we would stop at the Jordan Pond House for some popovers and tea, BUT it was packed with tourists and the wait for a table was almost an hour. Since we had already had them on Saturday, we decided it wasn't worth the wait and came back to the camper early. The dogs were happy to see us as they have been left alone quite a bit!!
Tomorrow is another hiking day but nothing as strenuous as Sunday!! ...
... know about lobsters :-)
It is a really good tour and at $29 a head excellent value. We drive through town past some of. The older houses from when Bar Harbor was the summer spot for rich Americans like the Rockfellers. Then we head into the park and to the top of the granite mountain for some stupendous views of the bay. Next stop is a blow hole near the shore and then to an area planted with lots of Acadian flowers and plants and with it's own beaver ...
... rocky shores , forests , lots of walks, bike trails , lakes etc. we looked at all easily accessible places along the 24 mile ring road . Lots of photos .
After a few optional issues like arranging accommodation for the next couple of nights , the laundromat and our last lobster dinner we asleep later than the locals at 10.15 or so.
For those of you reading this we will try to upload a few more pictures shortly .
... see it. The Park Loop is one way for a good portion and is two lanes so slower vehicles can be passed if you are not of the pokey variety. I am when I’m traveling along a new scenic route so it was nice to be able to go at my own pace and not hold up others who could care less about taking a picture of the road. The brief glimpses I did get of the coast and the inland lakes and ponds makes me excited to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed