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Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-5005
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Roaming Around The Island

We entered on Rte. 3 and circumnavigated the island including traversing the loop road. We stopped... read more

Reviewed yesterday
An outstanding visit

Two nights on the island in September and it was great. Stayed in Bar Harbor and visited Cadillac... 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

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 yesterday

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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
Reviewed 3 days ago

Acadia National Park is always at the top of my places I like to visit. How can you beat the mountains and the ocean in one National Park!

Thank runningknitter
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love this place. Visit twice a year. Camping, hiking, biking, kayaking. Great place for adventure.

Thank cmmcinnis36
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were there to see Acadia National Park and visit Cadallic Mountain. No too crowded in mid-September (except Bar Harbor) and the trees were just beginning to show some color. The view from Cadallic mountain was nice but no migrating hawks to see. The loop...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came specifically to "Acadia" but the entire island is amazing. The people are very friendly and views are incredible

Thank sheilaoc
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Kenny S
3 October 2017|
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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