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Flying Mountain Hiking Trail
Flying Mountain Hiking Trail
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Wonderland Trail
Wonderland Trail
Attraction type: Hiking Trails; Nature & Wildlife Areas
Beech Cliff Loop
Beech Cliff Loop
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Acadia Fishing Tours
Acadia Fishing Tours
Owner description: Combine all that is spectacular about Mount Desert Island, and you will see it from another angle on this ocean fishing trip. Not only do we offer a great ½ day or ¾ day trip for... more Owner description: Combine all that is spectacular about Mount Desert Island, and you will see it from another angle on this ocean fishing trip. Not only do we offer a great ½ day or ¾ day trip for you and your friends and family, but we also haul lobster traps for each person on the boat (weather and time permitting). Legal Lobsters are divided or raffled, yours with our compliments! Yes, That is right! Most likely free lobster with your trip! This also gives our guests an idea how lobsters are caught on our Maine Coast. Enjoy seals, porpoises, eagles, osprey, sea birds and ducks. The 3/4 day fishing trips can take you to Mt Desert Rock Lighthouse (weather permitting). This unique area is where the the Lighthouse is the furthest offshore and the first place the sun rises in the USA, as well as the home to large population of seals, and near the migration area of whales. This trip is a great trip for kids less
Attraction type: Lighthouses; Nature & Wildlife Areas; Fishing Charters & Tours
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Wendell Gilley Museum
Wendell Gilley Museum
Owner description: Discover where people, art and nature meet in Maine. The Wendell Gilley Museum is a community center that celebrates the life and work of Wendell Gilley, a pioneer in the field... more Owner description: Discover where people, art and nature meet in Maine. The Wendell Gilley Museum is a community center that celebrates the life and work of Wendell Gilley, a pioneer in the field of decorative bird carving. It teaches the art of bird carving and presents art exhibitions and educational programs with a special focus on people, nature and art. Enjoy a casual visit, enroll in a workshop, or join our members' carving club. Discover one of the "hidden gems" of Mount Desert Island. less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop
Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Beal's Lobster Pier
Beal's Lobster Pier
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Common Good Kitchen Cafe
Common Good Kitchen Cafe
Price: US$3 - US$6
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Soups
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Red Sky
Red Sky
Price: US$22 - US$33
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sips
Sips
Price: US$5 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Harbor View Motel And Cottages
Harbor View Motel And Cottages
US$52 - US$59
Island House
Island House
US$60 - US$110
Penury Hall Bed & Breakfast
Penury Hall Bed & Breakfast
US$65 - US$85

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

The Inn at Southwest
The Inn at Southwest
US$125 - US$200
Harbor Ridge
Harbor Ridge
US$117 - US$163
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Clark Point Inn
Clark Point Inn
US$110 - US$239

All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Balance Rock Inn
4.5 of 5
Balance Rock Inn
US$230 - US$671
Ranked #16 of 41 Hotels in Bar Harbor
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Harborside Hotel & Marina
4.0 of 5
Harborside Hotel & Marina
US$235 - US$398
Ranked #19 of 41 Hotels in Bar Harbor
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