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  • 10 Things to do in Bar Harbour, Maine, US

    4/22/2011 1:14:03 PM Link 0 comments | Add comment

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    There are a great many things you could do in Bar Harbour, Maine when you stop there on your Canada and New England cruise with Holland America Line. Some of the highlights include:

     

    1. Acadia National Park: Did you know that Acadia is one of the most visited National Parks in the United States?

     

    2. Victorian Mansions: These mansions built at the turn of the century have survived the Great Fire of 1947.

     

    3. Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride: Enjoy an hour long scenic tour of Day Mountain on broken stone trails built by John D. Rockefeller.

     

    4. Downeast Lobster Bake: Eat at a true Downeast lobster bake with fresh Maine lobster drizzled with butter, all the trimmings, and a blueberry dessert.

     

    5.Cadillac Mountain: Take pictures of the 1,530 foot summit, the highest point on North America’s eastern seaboard.

     

    6. Frenchman Bay: Sail on the bay and tour by water the Porcupine Islands, seaside village of Bar Harbor, and Acadia National Park.You could see porpoises, seals, ospreys and bald eagles.

     

    7. Jordan Pond House: Take tea on the lawn, a tradition of the restaurant for more than a century. Eat popovers, poached Atlantic salmon with dill sauce, chicken salad, green salad, New England clam chowder, and homemade ice cream.

     

    8. Oceanarium: Learn about the life cycle of the lobster and hear from a lobster expert on catching these yummy creatures.

     

    9. St. Saviour's Church: Sight see around town and stop at this lovely church which sports magnificent Tiffany stained-glass windows.

     

    10. Mount Desert Island: See the island as so few get to see it by exploring it in a height of luxury with a uniformed chauffeur who will pick you up at the pier area in a stretch limousine or a deluxe limo van to visit the Ocean Drive.

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