Travel Blogs from Southwest 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 ...
... Wales, you know the one with the longest name, in a perfect Welsh accent telling us that is where her family is from.
Once everybody had arrived, we all followed Edna down to the boat and were greeted by a hyperactive character in a wetsuit, no other than Diver Ed. The remainder of the crew, The Professor and Plankton Girl were joined by 2 huge Newfoundland water rescue dogs. Ed is hilarious and while the trip has an educational basis, ...
... views were good, the mist had some in more and it was all a bit hazy, so back home via the supermarket for dinner.
Tomorrow, we had hoped to go fishing, but were advised that most of the fish have left the bay and would need to go quite far out to catch anything, so we opted for a fun trip recommended by the Evans family. Watch this space for our update on Diver Ed's dive in theatre onboard the good ship Starfish ...
... booked for the two days they are running this week. There are plenty of other activities that do not require reservations. The boys need to do one to get their junior ranger patch. we had been into Acadia bike yesterday and their bikes seemed okay, but as we turned into Cottage Street, Phil spotted Bar Harbor bikes which is a bike shop selling Specialized, Cannondale and Trek bikes but also doing bike hire, ...
... and checked out information and tide schedules, which we found were verrry important!
We next drove to Jordan Pond, hoping to sit by the lake and enjoy the famous popovers and tea, but the restaurant area was so very crowded that even parking was going to be an issue. Not to be daunted, we poppled our kayak into Jordan Pond and enjoyed the pond from another perspective. It was windy and cool and the water was the choppiest we encountered on our entire trip, but ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking