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Bar Harbor, ME

A classic National Park town in Downeast Maine.

Photo of Bar Harbor, ME Most National Park towns have a certain "feel" to them, and Bar Harbor, ME, is no exception. Perched on the Atlantic Ocean at the base of the stunning hills of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor seems built for lovers of the great outdoors. Here you will find outfitters stores and gift shops, seafood restaurants, and many bed and breakfasts and motels. And you will also find lots of quirky, funky souls, giving Bar Harbor the feel of a college town.

Photo of Bar Harbor, ME The minute you leave Bar Harbor, you are in Acadia National Park, the main destination for most vacationers. But there is more to the area than Acadia; bustling fishing villages and sleepy hamlets dot Mount Desert Island, and lobster pounds are everywhere. And if it rains? Bar Harbor has plenty to offer when the weather turns bad. Looking to explore the Maine coast? Bar Harbor might be your place.

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Resource Listings:
• Read about the Docksider Restaurant, a top seafood restaurant in Northeast Harbor, ME that is featured on Boston's Hidden Restaurants, a Boston restaurant guide.
• Click here for information on Bed and Breakfasts in Bar Harbor.

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