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Frenchman Bay

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Cruse on the Bay

A two hour cruse - you can see the fabulous houses on the shore - multi millions - island with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Drtom1985
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Dublin, Ireland
Tuesday morning

Nice area along the water in Bar Harbor. Lots of boats to view. Very peaceful. Relaxing way to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom B
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A two hour cruse - you can see the fabulous houses on the shore - multi millions - island with seals the pose for pictures. An eagle landed in a tree then swooped over the boat and picked a fish out of the ocean.

Thank Drtom1985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice area along the water in Bar Harbor. Lots of boats to view. Very peaceful. Relaxing way to spend some time.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of activity going on here with boats etc. Free parking in the area. Make sure you have your camera.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful view of the bay! If you come early in the day, the fog will have a nice surprise in store for you! Just wait and see, as the islands slowly reveal themselves :)

Thank gourmandisesaine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a hotel overlooking the bay. When we arrived the fog was so thick, we could not see the boats or the islands. The next day the fog lifted and then we saw the view. It was beautiful. The Shore Path runs along...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what else to say.... just a Beautiful view! I encourage those who do t get sea sick to try the whale watch tours on my behalf!

Thank PrzGrl123
Reviewed 17 July 2017

a great view of the bay. It was wonderful to sit and just watch the boats, birds, people, and cruise ship.

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Such a beautiful ride through the bay to see the wildlife! The islands and the views of the mountains and town were just fantastic!

Thank GAMomof3boys
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is an extremely beautiful sight, As my mom use to say "a picture no artist could paint". At the foot of congested Main Street this is a retreat for the eye and the spirit. Great restaurants border the harbor and the boats are beautiful.

Thank L6267VHmaryd
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Photo ops everywhere. Both from the land and water. Take a kayaking trip, several companies offer them. Or take one of the many scenic excursions. The Shore Path is another way to see the bay. The best view of the bay is from atop Cadillac...More

Thank J-from-Marysville
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613ELP
19 July 2017|
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Response from J-from-Marysville | Reviewed this property |
You actually dock in Frenchman Bay. Although, the cruise ships are too large to actually dock. You will take a tender into Bar Harbor.
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Debra S
31 July 2016|
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Response from Matthew G | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to find beach glass in Bar Harbor. It is not worth looking for anything.
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