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Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-5005
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Amazing place to go! We spent three days here. Stayed in Bar Harbor , it is a very short drive to... read more

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karen b
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Already planning our trip back!

We went as a family in August and enjoyed MDI in all its summer glory. I’m a professional... read more

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Emily H
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains offers visitors numerous recreational activities, from hiking, biking and following nature trails to swimming, sailing and kayaking.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place to go! We spent three days here. Stayed in Bar Harbor , it is a very short drive to Acadia Nat Park . Tons of restaurants , tours and shops in Bar Harbor . On the water. Friendly people . Kayaked, hiked, boat...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went as a family in August and enjoyed MDI in all its summer glory. I’m a professional photographer and this place is a wonderland of photographic opportunity. We are on our 5.5 hour ride back home now and already a planning a trip back...More

Thank Emily H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and three of my four children decided last minute to take the kids on a vacation to unplug them from their electronics and surround them with a drama free hiking vacation. We aren’t hikers so this was new territory for us. I am...More

Thank Maggie T
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Reviewed yesterday

The home of Acadia National park, Bar Harbor and so much more, make some time to visit. Lots of natural beauty, many ice cream stops and places to enjoy lobsters and blueberry creations. Highly recommend. Be advised there is road work of a substantial nature...More

Thank Jonathan K
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unbelievable views of color and nature. Relaxing atmosphere. Something for everyone. Stay at the Hampton. Park your vehicle and walk everywhere.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful island with breathtaking natural scenery ...Acadia is a very popular National Park for good reason. The park and the island offer so many activities, adventures & scenic views! A week is not nearly enough time to see & do all it has to offer....More

Thank kmollohank
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved our time on the island. Acadia National Park is a must visit. With Sand Beach, Cadillac Mountain and the ocean, it is absolutely beautiful! There is something for everyone. The park has hiking and a free bus shuttle. Bar Harbor has all the lobster...More

Thank lynnem1959
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Staying in Bar Harbor for a week. The island has a lot to like and a few things to be disappointed about. First the positive: very nice town (very walkable and some really nice parks for lounging), lots of shops, tons of restaurants, awesome coastline...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

So much to see. Driving through the area gave us just a little taste of what the island has to offer.

Thank sskroll
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in a house through airbnb.com on the quiet side of the island. It was a great location for us. It was nice to be able to have some quiet and non-touristy time, but also be close enough to the Park Loop Road within...More

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susan f
30 June 2018|
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Response from sparrish5 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on amount you want to be outdoors/amount you want to spend. Personally: Drive the Park Loop Road ... take a day (stop for views/short walks/see Sand Beach). Drive up Cadillac Mountain. Day 2: rent bikes and enjoy... More
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LaurieB01
18 June 2018|
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Response from Karen R | Reviewed this property |
Drive the park loop road. Rent bikes if you aren't bringing your own and bike the carriage roads, or take a horse drawn carriage ride on them. Visit Northeast an Southwest Harbors. Eat lunch at eat a pita in SW Harbor... More
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genehayes
13 June 2018|
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Response from NickyD0500 | Reviewed this property |
Post this in the Bar Harbor Travel Forum. There's a gal there who will give you a DETAILED itinerary.
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