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“Excellent Hiking and Road Biking”

Mount Desert Island
Ranked #1 of 69 things to do in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Boston, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Excellent Hiking and Road Biking”
Reviewed 14 November 2011

Great options for hiking - both shorter as well as multi-hour hikes, as well as great for road biking.

Visited August 2011
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Minnesota
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5 reviews
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Lots of great natural beauty and great hiking trails! Or you can enjoy a leisure trip around by car or carriage. Either way, you can easily spend several days exploring this natural gem.

Visited October 2011
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Auburn, California
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed 26 October 2011

Absolutely gorgeous spot on the Maine Coast. Bar Harbor is a nice walking village with lots of amenities

Visited October 2011
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New York
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283 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Nature at its best!”
Reviewed 26 October 2011

We spent two days on Mount Desert Island, took the shuttle around the first day so we could all just enjoy the seashore and the scenery. On second day, we walked around downtown Bar Harbor, and drove up to Cadillac Mountain to watch sunset. Good thing we did that, as it got cloudy the following morning. We had lobsters (either whole or lobster rolls) for 4 consecutive meals at different places in Bar Harbor, and they're all so good (big lump of claw meat in the roll, not the bits/pieces you get elsewhere)!

Visited September 2011
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East Meadow, New York
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211 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Gorgeous!”
Reviewed 25 October 2011

Our leaf peeping photos were outstanding with ideal views

Visited October 2011
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