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Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 8, Australia and Canada - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.15.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The final blog in the current series on sunsets focusses on two (former British) commonwealths, Australia and Canada, again both the setting orb itsel...

Falling Waters, Bar Harbor, Maine

Kim Kalicky | Posted 05.23.2016 | Travel
Kim Kalicky

Bar Harbor, one of our favorite places, seemed a good choice. We talk about possibly retiring to Bar Harbor -- him a park ranger at Acadia, me, the owner of an adorable café/bookshop where the author is on the premises. Sherman's might enjoy a bit of a facelift.

A Weekend Escape to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

Green islands and white sailboats dot the water. Dogs frolic along the rocky beach. Children sit on benches with their feet dangling above the ground, licking ice cream cones as big as their heads. This is Bar Harbor, a quaint town on Mount Desert Island off the coast of eastern Maine.

Plan the Perfect Maine Coastal Road Trip, the Easy Way

Wicked Good Travel Tips | Posted 06.29.2016 | Travel
Wicked Good Travel Tips

Traveling US Route 1 along the coast of Maine may well be the most interesting and scenic road trip in America. Maine enjoys an abundance of natural attractions including an estimated 5,000 miles of coastline (more than California!).

Bar Harbor's Bounty, Natural and Man-Made: A Bus Drive and a Walk on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The whole indented coastline with its layered pink granite cliffs and isles is the result of Mother Nature's efforts as a sculptress when she tempered the region with the onslaughts and retreats, the grindings and tearings of the last ice age.

Bar Harbor In Autumn

Susan Fogwell | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

The summer crowds are gone on Mount Desert Island, and Bar Harbor with its six six distinctive villages, is gearing up for the just-around-the-corner leaf peeping season.

WATCH: 7 Unusual Summer Breaks In The States

Tripfilms | Posted 08.04.2012 | Travel

We've selected seven spots from around the U.S. that will offer you that much needed break and a unique experience to boot.

Obamas Arrive In Bar Harbor, Visit Acadia National Park (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Obamas arrived in Bar Harbor, Maine on Friday afternoon and immediately headed to Acadia National Park, right off the Atlantic coast of the state....

Obama Heads To Maine Hoping To Avoid Vacation Hex

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) - President Barack Obama and his family are heading off Friday for the weekend to a spectacular national park on the coa...