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Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-5005
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Wonderful and beautiful place to visit! So much to see and the Autumn colors make it even more... read more

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Rode the island on a motorcycle with stunning views and beautiful trees. Used the exceptional free... read more

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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
+1 207-288-5005
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful and beautiful place to visit! So much to see and the Autumn colors make it even more beautiful.

Thank Kwilson825
Reviewed yesterday

Rode the island on a motorcycle with stunning views and beautiful trees. Used the exceptional free bus service during two rainy days.

Thank z b
Reviewed yesterday

We visited during peak fall foliage and the trees were beautiful. We stayed at the Bluenose Inn which is outside of town but had great views of the harbor and surrounding areas. The town has a cute main street (I don't think there are any...More

Thank lighthousepam
Reviewed yesterday

The whole island was very interesting, roads well maintained with plenty of places to stop and explore

Thank Slick_57
Reviewed 2 days ago

We entered on Rte. 3 and circumnavigated the island including traversing the loop road. We stopped often to take in the incredible land and seascapes many of which are postcard material. This is Mother Nature at her best!!

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 2 days ago

Two nights on the island in September and it was great. Stayed in Bar Harbor and visited Cadillac mountain, drove the Loop Road and generally explored. We loved it and it made a great impression on us.

Thank Stanley_1986
Reviewed 3 days ago

this has been on our bucket list for years, we spent most of the time win Acadia National Park. Loved every minute!

Thank dharma42
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our random trail ended up being the gorge path. It was more challenging than anticipated as we intended to summit mt cadillac from the north trail but parking was full. The Gorge trail is def. a stair stepper but we loved it as our first...More

Thank Bradley G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The end of September was our first trip to MT. Desert Island. We camped 3 nights at the Oceanside KOA and didn't have to drive from there, as there is a free island bus system that took us into Bar Harbor. Very nice. I imagine...More

Thank gmaGailmm
Reviewed 3 days ago

With so many hiking opportunities within such a small area. it's almost impossible to get bored. The rung and ladder trails are particularly impressive and fun! And the views can't be beat!!

Thank Paul_Wyd
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Kenny S
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
be sure to hike the Wonderland Trail near. Bass Harbor for up close and personal views of tidal pools with many wonderful sea creatures up close and personal.
Liane M
16 September 2017|
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Response from NickyD0500 | Reviewed this property |
Pets must be restrained on a leash no longer than 6 feet (2 m). Pets should not be left unattended. Summer sunshine poses a threat to pets in vehicles. Pet owners are responsible for removing pet waste from campground... More