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Some of the best hiking with the most beautiful views in Maine! Bar Harbor is a very lively and fun... read more

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Best vacation you'll have if you're looking for peaceful scenic place. Trails for all hiking... 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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Reviewed yesterday

Some of the best hiking with the most beautiful views in Maine! Bar Harbor is a very lively and fun town.

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best vacation you'll have if you're looking for peaceful scenic place. Trails for all hiking levels, a lot of boutique shops to check out and amazing food you'll never forget!

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 6 days ago

If was very crowded but the views were lovely. We enjoyed getting to see it. Park was well maintained.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great visit to the island and Arcadia National Park for the MDI marathon. Afterwards, we stayed an extra day to explore the island. There is much beauty here, woods and craggy coastline. For Arcadia National Park, the signs tell you to pick up...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here several times and it has something for active people of all ages. Even if you can't hike, you can drive to the top of Mt Cadillac and enjoy the glorious views.

Thank Suzette-the-Gourmand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the last weekend of the season. Everything closes pretty much in early mid October. Crowds were low compared to summer so we loved that. Just be sure to call before you book to know when things close. Lots of natural beauty on MDI.

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to visit the north east and this was great. We were just amazed at the different places to visit.

Thank 125georged
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt. Desert Island is one of the jewels of the coast of Maine. The island is accessible by bridge and about half of its 104 miles is national parks. There are something like 50 miles of carriage roads that you can walk, jog, bike or...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful awe inspiring place. You can hike to your hearts content. Just go! A great place for couples or families.

Thank thalialou
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Maine and what a stunning place it is! We stayed in Bar Harbor and spent most of our time in Acadia National Park. Mount Desert Island is home to a variety of locales to impress you. Small fishing villages,...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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