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... summer playground for the super rich, where large mansions abound. Apparently some big names can still be seen around town but many homes have now been turned into hotels. As it is so close to Acadia National Park it is popular with outdoor enthusiasts, you can rent bikes & kayaks, go on a tour to sea the whales, birds or lighthouses in the area. Or you can do what we did & simply walk the trail around the bay and check out ...
We strolled back to town and poked around the boutiques and upscale tourist traps. Maura window shopped at several nautical themed stores, checking out their signal flag inventories. She hoped to decorate Jon and Stacey's rehearsal dinner with the colorful flags. Meanwhile, I was happy as a clam boat; bought a long sleeved Bar Harbor T-shirt and an ...
... whales feeding. We had a wonderful time and saw 8 fin whales and one basking shark. The Finback whales circled their dinner and when you see 4 or 5 about 50ft each, it is a cool site. The boat ride out was nice and the seas were small, so no sea sickness. What a way to spend about 4 hours on the seas!!
My first full day on Mount Desert Island and it's rainy and foggy. The waitress at breakfast said it would not clear up and there is not much to do when it is raining. Well, can’t sit inside all day on vacation so I loaded my camera bag up, got in the car and headed for Acadia National Park. The park was the first national park east of the Mississippi and mostly all the land was donated by private citizens. ...
... spent the summers there, building huge estates and mansions. That era of extravagance ended with a terrible fire in 1947 that raged for 10 days across the island, destroying many of these magnificent estates. It was thanks to the power, influences and money of these social elite, however, that the preservation of the island has been set in place. Much of the credit goes to the ahead of his time conservationist George Dorr, who in 1901, formed a corporation that ...