- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Refrigerator in room
- Family rooms
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... in 1916. It sits on Mount Desert Island and was once land that was privately owned. There is much to see here, so while we didn't the best luck today, we'll have to come back!
The village of Bar Harbor is on Mount Desert Island, just outside the park. Here again is another scenic New England community, sitting along Frenchman Bay. We had a GREAT lunch at the ...
... br> As usual, we were thrilled with the quality of the knowledge of tour guide who let us know that while we are walking through the local forests, there are three species of snakes: small, medium, and large. Additionally, he pointed out that the National Park Service is not without a sense of humor, naming one of the park's facilities: Thunder Hole Restrooms.
The town of Bar Harbor was founded on the northeast shore of Mount Desert Island, ...
... Acadia Mountain Trail led to the summit of Acadia Mountain, elevation 960 feet, quite a little hike when starting from sea level. It was the first difficult hike we have attempted with Sailor and I was a bit nervous in some places, but he handled it like a change. The trail was rocky and included multiple steep rock faces that were only accessible by climbing. The 1 mile trail took about 45 minutes to complete, and ended with a ...
16th Sept cont.
After a few hours we turned down a loop road to drive round the Acadia National Park where we had dinner at Schoodic Point whilst watching a beautiful sunset. Afterward we headed off to Ellsworth's Walmart to camp for the night. Once we got there we noticed how much we were back in the states as we're back to later opening times. We settled in, watched a Desperate Housewives and got off to bed.
Got up around ...
... During low tide, there is a large sand bar that connects the main land to one of the small islands. During high tide it disappears and becomes impassable. We were warned not to get stuck on the island, or else it would be a "survivor" episode until the next low tide. After breakfast we walked across the sand bar to Bar Island and picked seashells and other interesting things. We went shopping afterwards and bought some souvenirs that we had our eye on from our earlier ...