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Shore Path, Bar Harbor
(4.8/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The shore path is a great thing to do with your spouse. The walk is nice and its really interesting to see the houses on the shore line. The views are amazing. 
  • Just a lovely walk after our lunch, a good place to see the leaves of the beaten track and the lovely houses. 
  • The shore path is a beautiful walk by the sea that loops back down main street. I recommend it for a nice stroll after dinner.