Bar Harbour is the jewel in Maine's crown and its oldest summer resort. Whilst the coastal views and spruce forests are impressive Arcadia National Park draws enourmous crowds, especially in July and August. Despite the gorgeous scenery just outside town there are lots of distractions in Bar Harbour. Restaurants, taverns and shops are scattered along the Main St and we certainly gave the outdoor gear shops the benefit of our credit cards and in the end had to ...
Half Way Round
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Change of state again and now we move into Maine. Seaside villages backed by thick pine forests line the dramatic coastline. We drove into Boothbay Harbour and could remember some of it from our last visit about 15 years ago. Boothbay Harbour is an extremely popular tourist resort. The setting is indeed pictureseque. Overlooking a pretty waterfront victorian houses line the streets and a wooden footbridge crosses the harbour. We wandered the streets checking out ...