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Shore Path, Bar Harbor

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Stroll the 1.6 km (1 mi) scenic Shore Path, with views of the harbor and Porcupine Islands at Acadia National Park. The trail cuts between lavish mansions and lush private gardens on one side and rugged, rocky shoreline on the other. Ocean views bring sightings of boats and ships, from tiny kayaks to large cruiseliners. Since the spot is away from the usual hotel and tourism zones, you'll have the chance to take photographs of the landscape, including tide pools. Soak up the local history via outdoor signs that mark the path and explain the significance of landmarks along the way. Put Shore Path and other Bar Harbor attractions into our Bar Harbor trip generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Take a break from poking around in all the curio shops and go for a leisurely walk along the shore path. Keep your eyes opened - once we saw a multi-master schooner.  more »
  • This is just a great treat to see postcard scenery come alive. If you could take this stroll every day (in good weather; impossible in Maine) you could probably improved your attitude by about 500%. L...  more »
  • If you want to take a nice leisurely walk, this is it. All along the water on one side and lovely homes on the other. Also the beautiful Bar Harbor Inn on the walk. You will see the Margaret Todd sail...  more »