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“Walk the sand bar to Bar Island.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Frenchman Bay

Frenchman Bay
Ranked #7 of 69 things to do in Bar Harbor
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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123 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Walk the sand bar to Bar Island.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Watch the tide schedules because you do not want to get stuck overnight on the Island when the tide comes back in.

Visited June 2014
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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Beautiful and relaxing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

It is relaxing to watch the boats on the water. There is parking nearby and a lovely park for people watching. Great for taking pictures.

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Texas
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182 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Sunset Kayak Destination”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

I strongly recommend taking advantage of a sunset kayak adventure on Frenchman Bay. Waters were calm, scenery breathtaking, and just a good way to wrap up a day near Acadia. A 3-hour tour cost about $40 and they provided all necessary equipment. That is the best deal going in Bar Harbor, ME.

Visited June 2014
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3 Thank TexasTravel59
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Aberdeen, Idaho
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Water travels”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

The bay has good access, great for in and out, kayaking and some wind protection. It is large enough for good sized boats to use.

Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Sue K
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

Frenchman Bay is very beautiful and peaceful. We stay and own at Edgewater Motel and Cottages in Salisbury Cove and it is so restful and enjoyable and convenient to downtown Bar Harbor, a very popular cruise stop.

Visited June 2014
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