Acadia View Bed & Breakfast
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We are located on a high ocean front bluff with breathtaking views of Frenchman's Bay, the mountains of Acadia National Park and the lights of Bar Harbor, Maine. You will find Acadia View to be a warm and friendly place to stay offering casual elegance in comfortable surroundings. We have four tastefully decorated guest rooms, each with private bathrooms and private decks from which to take in the spectacular views of Frenchman Bay, watch for bald eagles, enjoy a radiant sunset or listen for the loons haunting calls.
You are free to enjoy the large great room overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, relax in the hammock or take the winding path down to the shoreline. You will wake up to a gourmet breakfast and we will be glad to help you with nearby hiking trails, scenic Maine coastal "down east" spots, local artisans, a kayak tour or day trip adventures such as whale watching. Then again, you might just want to spend several hours relaxing at our bed and breakfast with a good book. There is no rush here. After all, you are in Maine.
Whether you stay for a day or a week, it is hard to get bored in this part of Maine. You might like to:
* Hike on one of the many local trails
* Visit Acadia National Park Schoodic and Mount Desert Island
* Explore the coast of Maine
* Play a round of golf
* Take a guided kayak tour around Bar Harbor and its outskirts or take a coastal cruise.
* Take a day trip to St. Andrews by the Sea or Campobello
* Visit many local artisans
* Go shopping and treasure hunting in Bar Harbor
* Sit on our deck and have a glass of wine
If you are making your first visit to the area or your five-hundredth, you will find Acadia View to be a great place to call home. We are located on Coastal Rt. 1, one of the most scenic roads in America (formally designated a National Scenic Byway along Frenchman's Bay), and we are right in the heart of "Downeast Maine". Your hosts are Jim and Pat Close who want to make sure that your visit is special and that you will leave knowing why Maine's slogan is: "Life the Way it Should Be!"
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Pat & Jim Close for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
We are ideally situated for exploring the Maine coast, visiting Acadia National Park and experiencing Bar Harbor.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
We are known for awesome ocean views and an upscale yet casual environment at reasonable prices.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
"Downeast" experience located in a community of artisans.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
"This was the most enjoyable B&B experience we have ever had".
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
The ocean drive in the Schoodic section of Acadia National park.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Hike along the seashore or climb a mountain, take a day trip to Campobella Island, explore Acadia National Park, see Bar Harbor and quaint coastal villages.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
To visit most of the local attractions a car or bike is recommended.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
The favorite food here is, of course Lobster, and we can recommend the best local restaurant for our guests particular interests.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
How many rooms does your inn have?
We have four large guest rooms, all with private baths, private decks and ocean views.
Do you accept pets?
Unfortunately, we don't accept pets, but we do have a very friendly Standard Poodle who will make pet lovers feel at home.