Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor

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The home of Arcadia National Park and one of the largest islands off the coast of Maine, Mount Desert Island attracts over two million visitors every year. The island is known for being a place of relaxation for the rich and famous away from the bustle of New York City. It wasn't until the early 20th century that the land on the island was given to the federal government, which took steps to protect it as a park in 1919. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Mount Desert Island and many more Bar Harbor attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bar Harbor journey builder .
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  • Beauty abounds wherever you turn on the island. Bat Harbor is very much your typical small town tourist destination. Within few minutes drive you are lost in the wilds of Maine. Ocean, ponds, forest, ...  more »
  • Found this spot by getting lost after a breakfast run. Really quaint little area. Seal cove was fun, town was nice and area around it beautiful.  more »
  • We had visited briefly 30 years ago and finally had the occasion to return........and we are ready to go back. The island is the epitome of everything Maine. Seaside towns, outdoor activities, a Natio...  more »
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  • Loved it! I want visit again this year.Great food, views, kayaking, lobster enjoyment.
  • Love it here! Plenty to do and see. Hiking, biking, camping, photography, shopping, great food choices but research...organic local food restaurants,.... Go Play!
  • Never get tired of this place. You could go every summer and fall and see something different every time.
  • Moved here for the majestic weather and handhewn lifestyle
  • One of the greatest places i've seen during my journey in the Maine. A french visitor.
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