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Stories and Tips Acadia National Park

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Bar Island - Bar Harbor Maine

Written by Dave Lapha on 18 Jan, 2007

This is a fun hike, but you have to check the low tide and high tide before doing this hike. Bar Harbor and Bar Island are connected by a sandbar. Bar Harbor, the sandbar, and the island combine to form the harbor, within Frenchman Bay.…Read More


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Bar Harbor - Shore Path

Written by Dave Lapha on 18 Jan, 2007

You have a beautiful day ahead of you and just want to explore the coastline along the town of Bar Harbor. Stroll along the secluded shorefront path. Enjoy the beautiful old homes that still stand along the shore of Frenchman Bay. The path begins at…Read More


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The Quieter Side of Acadia - Schoodic Peninsula

Written by Dave Lapha on 18 Jan, 2007

Mount Desert Island is the most popular area of the Acadia National Park. If you enjoy the lesser crowds and sounds of sea hitting shore, you have to make the trip to Schoodic Peninsula. You'll find your way taking Hwy. 1 north from Ellsworth, Maine,…Read More


Sunset Whale Watch

Written by susan12369 on 29 Aug, 2006

Offered at a lower price because of the time (the boat leaves at 4:30pm), the sunset whale watch is worth every penny as long as you dress for the weather! It was very cold and I spent the return trip to Bar Harbor inside…Read More


Off from Rt#1 and Rt# 3 Winterport, Maine

Written by Appalachain on 20 Jul, 2001

All kinds of motels and camp grounds on the way to winterport. If you would rather stay at a Bed and Breakfast there are plenty of them along the way.…Read More


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Autumn

Written by Appalachain on 25 Sep, 2001

The best time for sightseeing the autumn foliage is anytime from Early September to the end of November. My favorite time is the month of october. The best places to go is near streams, rivers, Country Sides and mountains. Bring or rent your own car…Read More


Rocky Coast of Maine

Written by Appalachain on 27 Sep, 2001

Explore the rocky coast of Maine look for that message in a bottle pick up all kinds of sea shells, drift wood. Enjoy the views of the ocean and sun.…Read More


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