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Mount Desert Island

9 locals recommend

Tips from locals

Stephen
Stephen
July 25, 2018
This is where you will find the most popular entrance to Acadia National Park (and most of the tourists). Acadia National Park covers 47,000 acres. There won't be enough time to see everything so do your research and plan your visit ahead of time. There are plenty of websites online with helpful…
Marion & Pat
Marion & Pat
July 25, 2017
Explore the quiet side of Mount Desert Island including Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor, Seawall, Hike some easy beautiful trails: Flying Mountain, Ship Harbor Trail, Wonderland Trail are some little known but awesome spots. Enjoy!
Tom
Tom
July 15, 2017
There's so much to see and do here!
Sharon
Sharon
July 13, 2017
Acadia National Park
Keith
Keith
July 31, 2016
Mount Desert Island is the home of Bar Harbor and many other small coastal towns. It is also the home of Acadia National Park.

Places to stay nearby

SUPERHOST
  1. Entire loft
  2. 2 beds
Bar Harbor Studio- Acadia Woods retreat
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire cabin
  2. 1 bed
Eden on Norway
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire cabin
  2. 2 beds
Acadia Woods Cabin - Bar Harbor
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guest house
  2. 2 beds
Hill Cottage, a quiet retreat with style
  1. Entire house
  2. 2 beds
Secluded woodland cabin w/ firepit - minutes to Acadia & Bar Harbor!
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guest suite
  2. 2 beds
Brand new In-law Suite @IrisLedge
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire house
  2. 4 beds
Main house @IrisLedge
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire house
  2. 5 beds
Trails Edge
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. 3 beds
Norway House - Mt Desert Island Designer Cottage
  1. Entire house
  2. 5 beds
4 bedroom, 2 bath lovely cape

Locals also recommend

Grocery or Supermarket
“Grocery store where you can stock up and get everything you need. Robust wine selection and some good local beers to choose from.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great for families with a straightforward menu. If you want to catch some local flavor, this is where you'll most likely get it. Popular with the fisherman and year-round residents.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This restaurant has been around since I was a kid, I even worked there as a teenager! The owner used to be the head chef at the Bar Harbor Inn. I recommend the award-winning clam chowder!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Chinese/ Japanese restaurant in Ellsworth. Better offerings, similar price than competitor. Like their dinner Bento box and Maine sushi roll”
  • 15 locals recommend
General Travel
“Fine dining for a fancy night out. Go a little early & drive down to the pier at the end of the point. Reservations required. About 15-20 minute drive from house.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Location
Maine