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Mount Desert Island, ME Guide

About Mount Desert Island

Home to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine’s Mount Desert Island is one of the most beautiful destinations in New England. Sculpted by glaciers millennia ago, the island is left with seaside mountains, long lakes, and Somes Sound. The beaches, ocean-side cliffs, and numerous hiking and cycling trails offer many opportunities to enjoy the unique setting, while Bar Harbor offers a unique selection of shops and dining options, from seafood—the local specialty—to foreign cuisine.

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The beautiful lakes and bays in and around Acadia National Park await you! As the first and only destination for all things paddle boarding in…

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  • 207-610-2970, 207-610-2970, 207-610-2970, 207-610-2970
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  • 200 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Escape the crowds of Bar Harbor and explore the spectacular coastline of Acadia National Park. Sail aboard a classic Friendship sloop or a real Maine…

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  • (207) 266-5210
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  • 19 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, ME

The Quietside of Acadia!

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  • (207) 244-9264
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  • 329 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME

Our extensive wine list includes exquisite bottles from around the globe. Our goal is to find the winesour customers like.

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Lobster bakes intown Bar Harbor.

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  • (207) 288-2529
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  • 297 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Welcome to Sunrise Cafe! We serve up fresh foods daily and our specialty is sweet snd savory crepes. Swing in for breakfast to enjoy our coffee bar…

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  • 207 288 3948
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  • 1 West Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Rated one of the 25 things to do in the entire state of Maine by the Bangor Daily News and consistently rated the number one thing to do at night in…

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  • (207) 288-2503
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  • 15 Cottage St., 2nd Fl, Bar Harbor, ME

Simple option for creative American & Mediterranean bites, plus a full bar & live music.    

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  • (207) 244-4550
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  • 4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, ME

French techniques & local ingredients yield creative American fare at this warm, refined bistro.    

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  • (207) 244-0476
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  • 14 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, ME

Del Sol Bar Harbor 

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  • 35 West Street, Bar Harbor , ME

Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound® is located on Route 3 at 1237 Bar Harbor Road in Trenton, Maine, just before the bridge onto Thompson's and Mount Desert…

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  • (207) 667-2977
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  • 1237 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME

A Little Mad celebrates dreams realized with whimsical, original and unique items that inspire one to always hold fast to your dreams.

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  • (207) 370-1316
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  • 15 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME

The largest animals on earth are found here. During our more than twenty-five years of operation we have had the great pleasure of taking over 1…

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At our working lobster pier in Southwest Harbor, Maine, you and your family will have a blast watching the boats coming in and the lobstermen…

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  • (207) 244-3202
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  • 182 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, ME

Upmarket American eatery offering steaks, chops & local seafood as well as a bar & rooftop dining.

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  • (207) 288-5214
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  • 102 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME

Start your day with a hearty breakfast. After the sunrise from Cadillac Mountain. Jeannie's Great Maine Breakfast is located in downtown Bar Harbor…

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  • (207) 288-4166
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  • 15 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME

Acadian Boat Tours offers nature cruises, fishing trips, and lighthouse tours in Bar Harbor. Come explore coastal Maine's rich wildlife and scenery…

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  • 207-801-2300
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  • 119 Eden St, Bar Harbor, ME

Bark Harbor is your pet supply store, located on Main Street in Bar Harbor.

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  • (207) 288-0404
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  • 150 Main Street #3, Bar Harbor, ME

Elevated American fare, wine & cocktails served in a relaxed space featuring a deck with bay views.

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  • (207) 288-3358
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  • 50 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Visit us at http://www.mainecoastalflight.com.Or

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  • (207) 667-6527
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  • 1044 Route 3, Trenton, ME

Bar Harbor's best kept secret for cusual fine dining.

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  • 10 Summer Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Side Street Cafe is a friendly, casual restaurant in downtown Bar Harbor, Maine.  It's frequented by locals and tourists alike, who come to enjoy the

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  • (207) 801-2591
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  • 49 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor, ME

The Criterion Theatre is a historic performance space at 35 Cottage Street in downtown Bar Harbor, Maine. Built in 1932 when Bar Harbor's summer scene…

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  • (207) 288-0829
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  • 35 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME

A Bar Harbor staple for over 20 years, the Chart Room is a favorite of visitors and local residents alike. Our extensive menu includes perfectly…

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  • 207 288-9740
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  • 585 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Our classic inn & restuarant overlook the picturesque waters of Northeast Harbor, Maine. Our location is ideal for guests seeking a quiet location…

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The Colonel's Restaurant is a casual family restaurant located in Northeast Harbor Maine. 

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  • 207-276-5147
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  • 143 Main Street, Northeast Harbor, ME

Seasonal, family-run restaurant serving locally caught lobster & crab dishes amid harbor views.

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Local hangout offering pub fare, TVs for sports & seasonal outdoor seating in a chill atmosphere.

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  • (207) 288-0900
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  • 4 Rodick Place, Bar Harbor, ME

Bar Harbor's most complete selection of quality arts and crafts by over 100 of Maine's leading artisans. Our unique collection can be seen in two…

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  • (207) 288-4214
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  • Main Street Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, ME

Bar Harbor’s premier retailer for quality wine,
Maine craft beer and local fine cheese and charcuterie.
Located in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor,

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  • (207) 288-1200
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  • 227a Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Looking to immerse yourself in the beauty of one of the world's most beautiful islands? Trust Acadia National Park Tours, four generations of…

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  • (207) 288-0300
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  • 53 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Visit us at http://www.cruiseacadia.com

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  • (207) 276-5352, (207) 276-5352
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  • 41 Harbor Drive, Northeast Harbor, ME

Unpretentious breakfast & lunch joint long known for its wild Maine blueberry pancakes.

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  • (207) 288-3586
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  • 80 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Fabricate® is a year-round "home away from home" for quilters, scrapbookers, cardmakers, collage artists, and family tree researchers. 

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  • (207) 288-5113
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  • 64 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Fresh ocean air and stunning views surround you at the Terrace Grille, one of Bar Harbor’s premier outdoor restaurants overlooking Frenchman Bay and…

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Tin signs, toys & other collectibles line every inch of this all-American spot offering a vast menu.

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The most exclusive, personal unique cruise in Bar Harbor

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  • 207-288-3136
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  • 55 West Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Organic, Natural, and Health Food Store

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  • (207) 288-8480
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  • 101 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME

The Bar Harbor Tea Company sells all-natural, premium teas artfully blended in small batches in Bar Harbor, Maine.

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  • (207) 288-8322
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  • 150 Main Stree, Bar Harbor, ME

The most exclusive, personal unique cruise in Bar Harbor

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  • 207-288-3136
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  • 55 West Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Experience the Bar Harbor region's best Fun Park and Water Slides! PLUS the areas only aerial park and ropes course! Wild Acadia offers affordable fun…

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The Seal Cove Auto Museum fosters joyful experiences for people of all ages and interests. Our collection features some of the earliest automobiles…

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  • (207) 244-9242
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  • 1414 Tremont Rd, Seal Cove, ME

A local favorite since 1986, Galyn's offers a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere, attentive service and consistently well-prepared food

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With its roots firmly planted in tradition, FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars has forged a new image of the modern artisan.

From a true respect for…

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  • (207) 801-2580
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  • 8 Rodick Place, Bar Harbor, ME

Discover the treasure of Mount Desert Island’s southern shore on the Sea Princess’s unforgettable scenic nature cruises. Watch seals basking on East…

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  • 41 Harbor Drive, Northeast Harbor, ME

Cozy nook serving pressed juices, smoothies & breakfast bowls in bright digs with outside tables.

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  • (207) 801-9340
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  • 47 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Microbrewery with daily tours & tastings of beers like blueberry ale plus housemade sodas for kids.

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  • (207) 288-4592
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  • Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Clothing, gifts, sunglasses and more! www.coolasamoose.com - and visit us in Bar Harbor!

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Family-friendly spot dishing out pub grub, seafood & beer amid kitschy signage & nautical decor.

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  • (207) 288-5077
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  • 19 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Visit us at http://www.harborhousemdi.org/.Or

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  • (207) 244-3713
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  • 38 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, ME

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f you're interested in sea kayaking while you're in Maine, check out our sister company, Coastal Kayaking Tours, Maine's premier paddling outfitter…

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Enjoy your Acadia National Park vacation at the beautiful Kimball Terrace Inn, located in picturesque Northeast Harbor just minutes from Bar Harbor…

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Bar Harbor's best fun park offering ropes course, water slides, mini golf and much more.

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The Abbe Museum is a museum with two locations in Bar Harbor, Maine, on Mount Desert Island. The museum is dedicated to exploring the history and…

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  • (207) 288-3519
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  • 26 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Peekytoe Provisions in Bar Harbor. Maine made specialty products including jams and jellies, pickled veggies, rubs and sauces, cheeses and meat, fresh…

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  • (207) 801-9161
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  • 244 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME

Our fully narrated tours of Mount Desert Island are a fun, relaxing way to discover the unique treasures of the island. Enjoy our friendly guides’…

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Bright & airy cafe for seafood & American comfort fare is known for its early-bird specials.

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We pride ourselves on bringing you the highest quality fresh popcorn products featuring all natural Maine flavors.

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  • 185 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Lisa Hall's natural seaglass jewelry is inspired by her years of collecting seaglass on the Cranberry Isles beaches of Coastal Maine.

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The Chocolate Moose is located 1/2 block from Village Green in downtown Bar Harbor, Maine. We feature: Chocolates, Maine Wines and Confections.

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See Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park the Best Way, "From Above". With Scenic Flights of Acadia, you will gain a unique perspective of Bar Harbor…

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A fine chocolate & coffee cafe in downtown Bar Harbor.

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  • (207) 801-9179
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  • 240 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME

Wine & Cheese

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  • (207) 244-3317
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  • 353 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME

Carter's Real Estate located in Northeast Harbor, Maine has been in business since 1968 providing full service real estate brokerage services to the…

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BRRR! Harbor makes only the finest Hawaiian-style shaved ice that's soft and fluffy, just like Mother Nature's own snow. With your choice of 80…

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Canoe, Kayak, and Stand up paddle board rentals 

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For as long as people have dreamed, they have been fascinated by the idea of flight, looking skyward with wonder and amazement. Today, ACADIA AIR

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A Huge Variety Of Bamboo Bedding.
Sheets, Duvets, Pillows & More!

           

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We are a Gallery of beautiful local and Artisan Crafts. We carry an extensive selection of Fine Jewelry, Art, Ceramics,
Textiles & Leather Accessories…

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