Park Entrance Oceanfront Motel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Park Entrance Oceanfront Motel Bar Harbor
Travel Blogs from Bar Harbor
... around this beautiful coast!
We've seen license plates from all the States even Europe but no other Canadians so far!! This interesting bus puts a whole new spin on Recreational Vehicle (RV) living!! Would love to see inside to see how big the bunks are!!
Many, many places in Maine are named after English towns so I was wondering why ...
... get some information on hiking trails.
We took the loop bus around the park, again FREE, to see the different areas where we might do some hiking. We got off at the Jordan Pond House, a restaurant in the park, to have one of there famous popovers, and a cappuccino. The popovers served with butter and strawberry jam were very good. It was a nice way to end our day!!
... compared to the others which we liked. It’s really quiet and a little bit of a walk from the road.
The next morning we set out for Wonderland Trail at low tide. The path led you through the woods until you reached the rocky coast. The ranger at our campground told us the best time to go is at low tide so you can explore the tide pools that are created when the sea retreats (low tide= near noon, high tide= near 8:00pm-ranging). We hiked along the rugged coast ...
... we were going up Mt. Champlain and amazingly, the farther one went the harder it got. But we persevered end met several other burly types along the way. They didn't look western though. Finally making it to the top we were treated to a magnificent view over Bar Harbor and water, water everywhere, except behind us where Cadillac Mt. lurked. Feeling pretty smug with our 70 year old selves we sat and surveyed the scene, only to find a young family frolicking ...
... grown in the region .
Along the road to and from the park, we saw some many exquisite homes as well as gorgeous Victorian Mansions. The gardens were fabulous with huge hostas and brightly colored fall flowers. Many of the homes are occupied only a few months of the year. The locals observe that the larger the home the shorter the stay.
We returned just in time to catch our tender, and soon made it back to the warmth of the ship.