Maine: Bar Harbor KOA – Whale Watching, Lobster Cookouts and Acadia National Park.
Located on the east side of Mt. Desert Island, Bar Harbor is surrounded by Acadia National Park. A stonewall frames the tree-covered road leading to the enchanting town of Bar Harbor, and dramatically beautiful Park. This rocky coastal stretch is punctuated by trees, pastures, delightful pocket beaches, and soaring granite cliffs. Wildlife is plentiful and the sunrises awesome.
Location, location, location! Drive, hike or bike to the top of Cadillac Mountain. Whale-watching and fishing boats hire out, kayaks are available to rent and restaurants specialize in lobster and blueberry pies.
Fun stuff onsite. The staff at Bar Harbor KOA makes it easy to transition into vacation mode. Imagine beginning your day with a pancake breakfast – the kind with no clean up and creating your deluxe ice cream sundaes after lunch. You can do it onsite. Days include tie-dying shirts, making chalk art, and creating bead jewelry as well as, pool tournaments, volleyball and basketball, swimming pool games, playground fun and badminton. It’s only steps to a private pond with a beach and a short jaunt to the ocean. Ride the KOA Express Fun Train. Chill in the recreation room with videos, pool table, and lounge area with TV and coffee. Rent a kayak, paddleboat or bike and create an adventure of your own.
Night activities include roasting marshmallows, eating s'mores, impromptu sing-a-longs, and outdoor movies under the stars. The Campfire Theatre is the spot for live family night shows including comedy moments, talent shows, and game show re-creations resulting in fun for the whole family – no scripts needed.
Select your sleeping spot.
Sleeping options include campsites under the pines and by the water with both one-room kamping kabins and kamping lodges with full kitchens also available. For a family reunion picnic or party the sunset patio is available. And catering onsite is available with a local caterer. Campfire rings are provided and firewood is available onsite. Bonus points:
There is a free shuttle between Woodlands and Waterfront sites and around the local area. Free wireless Internet is available as well as modem data port. New lodges added for 2008.
Make it happen.
Bar Harbor KOA, 136 County Road Bar Harbor, ME 04609 USA. Toll-free or Bar Harbor KOA
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