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Mount Desert Island

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Address: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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+1 207-288-5005
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Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its...

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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Couldn't have been better!! Loved the towns, people, sights, hiking, food, and meeting people from around the world !!!

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Couldn't have been better!! Loved the towns, people, sights, hiking, food, and meeting people from around the world !!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our week stay here. We had a great family trip, filled with hiking, driving and playing and discovering. The island is larger than I thought it would be and the national park made for a great summer vacation!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This time we spent a week on MDI, but we could easily have stayed longer. So much to see and do here. Great food. Great outdoor sports. Great food and shopping. Many small villages that all deserve their own time to be seen and experienced.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What you picture about Maine. This place is breathtaking to see and visit. Spent 1 day here and could stay a week easily

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Canton, Georgia, USA
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The island should be on everyone's bucket list. It has so much to offer for all ages. You can see so much beauty, climb / hike to see more beauty, take boat trips, walk on a sandbar to another island , shop, eat explore!! The things to enjoy are endlessly!!

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Blue Hill Falls, Maine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

M D I is a great place to see... busy in the summer... The town of Bar Harbor is all but closed down in Winter - but starts to liven up in May.. September is good... The rest of M D I is delightful - the Park outstanding!

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Kennebunk, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

People come to MDI for many reasons: the restaurants, inns, shops, and sailing. But at the heart of the island is Acadia National Park, one of the nation's most important natural gems. Hike, climb, camp, or just sit an enjoy. If you can't enjoy Acadia, you can't enjoy. Bring the kids so they can see what America looked like before... More 

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Jefferson, PA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a family visit to Bar Harbor and the Mount Desert Island. It was relaxing and yet full of activity.

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Hopkinton, Ma
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views of the surrounding islands. Tours available to the islands. Many restaurants around.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely amazing place of beauty! We were fortunate enough to visit on a beautiful day and it was not too crowded! Definitely make time to stop at Jordan Pond House for Popovers!

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