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Our conserved lands protect a broad variety of ecosystems and traditional land uses, including forest, wetlands, coastline, mountains, an organic farm, a working woodlot, blueberry fields, and waterfront along a wild and scenic river. Frenchman Bay Conservancy maintains more than 28 miles of year-round public access hiking trails for nature observation, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hunting. We protect access for the public to enjoy scenic vistas, sandy beaches, rocky coastlines and mudflats for recreation and commercial access including clam and worm harvesting. (This excerpt taken from the Frenchman Bay Conservancy website)
A TRUE LANDMARK IN BAR HARBOR! Enter the world of 18th century pirates--carousing buccaneers, an authentic, full-scale pirate ship, and lavish landscaping. Putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and under cascading waterfalls! (This excerpt taken from the Pirates Cove Bar Harbor website)
Bar Harbor Cellars is built on the 100 acre Sweet Pea Farm, located only minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. A line of vineyard trellises roll down the field towards the pond while the barn and winery courtyard welcome you for a visit. (This excerpt taken from the Bar Harbor Cellars website)
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Ellsworth, ME
(range: 8 miles)
Woodlawn is a 180-acre historic estate located a quarter mile from downtown Ellsworth, Maine. Once home to three generations of the Black family, it is now treasured for the Black House, its historic house museum, community and formal gardens, and its public park with walking trails. Visitors can explore a superb historic house, stroll through beautiful gardens, play croquet, hike on pristine trails, and much more. (This excerpt taken from the Woodlawn Museum website)
ocated at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, 119 Eden St. in Bar Harbor, Maine, Acadian Boat Tours offers Sightseeing/Nature cruises, Puffins/Lighthouses & Seabird Tours, Tours of the Somes Sound Fjord, Lighthouse and National Park trips, Family Friendly Fishing trips as well as private family charters aboard our vessels. Explore the rich wildlife population and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine, Acadia National Park, the islands of Frenchman Bay, and the shoreline of Bar Harbor. (This excerpt taken from the Acadian Boat Tours website)
Atlantic Brewing is a family-owned brewery located in Bar Harbor and surrounded by Acadia National Park. The brewery was founded in downtown Bar Harbor inside the Lompoc Cafe. As demand grew, and the company outgrew its space, it moved down the road to an estate brewery built on the site of a 19th century Bar Harbor farmstead. (This excerpt taken from the The Atlantic Brewing Company website)
For over two decade Atlantic Climbing School has been Maine’s premier climbing guide service, specializing in small, custom rock and ice climbing courses in Acadia National Park, Camden, Maine and beyond. ACS is one of just 30 programs in the U.S. accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA). (This excerpt taken from the Atlantic Climbing School website)
You can explore beautiful natural and historical sights with a variety of cruises available through Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company! (This excerpt taken from the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company website)
The 1932 Criterion Theatre is yet again a shining jewel of Art Deco design, proudly featuring world-famous live performers, local acts, expertly-curated films, and community events throughout the year as MDI’s cultural hub. (This excerpt taken from the The Criterion Theatre website)
Simply put, Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours represent a highly personalized and totally private alternative to the oft-times crowded and impersonal boat trips more commonly encountered along the Maine Seacoast. When you sign up for a relaxing boat tour with Sea Venture, departure times, destinations and the many other all-important details of your trip are all Custom Designed around your own personal interests and timetable. (This excerpt taken from the Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours website)
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