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Address: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Beauful water view

From hotels overlooking to walking paths, just a gorgeous views abound. Spends hours by the pool at the hotel looking out into the water. Do the same when sitting in town. And... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Craig W
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Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From hotels overlooking to walking paths, just a gorgeous views abound. Spends hours by the pool at the hotel looking out into the water. Do the same when sitting in town. And do the same when walking along the short path. Not much is free on a vacation, but the view from anywhere overlooking Frenchman Bay is worth the price... More 

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gold coast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

You can't visit Bar Harbor without walking down to the bay. There is a lovely path that follows the coastline around and you pass some beautiful homes. Also where the cruises depart from.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A nice boat ride among the many islands of Frenchman Bay. It was a beautiful day and altho the whales had gone south for the winter, there ere plenty of birds and sea lions. A well informed naturalist on board. A comfortable boat.

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Port Moody, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Panoramic views of the habour. Lovely walkway. Great spot to sit and enjoy the coming and goings of boats, people and tide changes. Lovely tall ship and cruise ship NCL Dawn in port. This Bay can be seen from lookouts around the island. Lovely.

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Saugerties, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We took a two hour harbor tour with Acadia Nature tours. We had a great time. Beautiful views, lots to see.

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West Sand Lake, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

While in Bar Harbor, be sure to stop by the bay and enjoy the many fishing, sailing, and pleasure boats. Very picturesque.

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DeWitt, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a beautiful bay with several interesting features. There's the land bridge to Bar Island, which is interesting but requires careful attention to the tides (it is possible to get stranded on the island if you aren't careful). There are numerous boat excursions ranging from whale watching to sightseeing and nature to sailing on a schooner. You can watch... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Sit down,Scull! What better way to exercise easily? Enjoy crystal clear, cool waters, minimal sweat!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Watch the boats and ships lobster fisherman bring in catch beautiful sunrise peaceful area Great photo opportunity

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Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I enjoyed looking at this view from Bar Harbor as I walked around town and ate in Paddy's for dinner one night. Would return and rent a boat.

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