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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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Mark and I woke up very slowly trying as best we could to not bend our knees; however, anyone who knows me knows I love food and brunch time called. A beautiful day in Bangor, a lack of food in our apartment and a need to keep our legs from locking up found us in Bar Harbor having lunch at Jordan Pond House in Acadia National Park.
We enjoyed a perfect view of the crystal clear and dead calm ...
... it to Thunder Hole in time to see the tide coming in. When the tide comes in, the force of the water rushes into a chasm in the rocks and creates a "thundering" sound. As we watched, the tide would rush in, make a loud sound, and create huge splashes of water. What a neat sight! We actually met a couple on the bus earlier that said in all the years they had been visiting Acadia, they had never ...
... s Chocolate Emporium. This place has a huge selection of chocolates, ice cream and other sweets. I chose my favorite, mint oreo. It was really good. If you’re daring enough, you can try one of their most famous flavors, lobster tracks. It’s actually ice cream with real Maine lobster chunks mixed in. I tried it, and all I have to say is you have to be pretty out there to like it; it was a great experience though.
... 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 argue with any of that. Their coffee porter was our favorite from the brewery and one of our favorites up to this point in the trip. They used cold brew coffee from a local coffee roaster and vanilla from madagascar.
... men like Mr Rockefeller and Mr Dor had the foresight to petition the government to turn the land they bought and then donated, into a park. Mr Dor died with only $200 to his name - the rest of his considerable fortune he had spent in his quest to save Acadia from development. We thought it was just amazing that men so long ago, in a land that was so scarcely inhabited, realized that Acadia was a treasure and should be preserved. We had promised ourselves a lobster ...