Bar Harbor, ME – A Taste of Blue

Team K has taken on Bar Harbor! My intern went to Bar Harbor last week on a family vacation and I am here this week for one of my artist receptions; Pine Needles and Rose are being exhibited at the MDI Biological Laboratory through September. So far it’s been a dream and very reminiscent of my trip to Big Sur in 2013. The coast is just as dramatic. I left Boston at 7 am and arrived on Bar Harbor Rd at 11:45. I made a few stops along the way for food and bathroom breaks but otherwise the drive was very painless. It seemed shorter than I expected.


Due to the anticipated cloudy weather tomorrow, I decided to do most of the scenic sightseeing today through drives.

Unfortunately for me it was $25 a vehicle to get into the parks of the popular places; sand beach, etc. but I was content driving along the coast. There are a few free entrances to the Wild Gardens, etc. that I will be making a visit to tomorrow before my reception. I ate at Bar Harbor Beerworks and had their mussels which were amazing! I then did a little shopping and pick up blueberry incense and jam and a couple of postcards.


2 thoughts on “Bar Harbor, ME – A Taste of Blue

  • July 9, 2016 at 12:44 pm

    I’ve never been to Bar Harbor, but I visited Maine a few years ago with my in-laws in it’s just a breath-takingly gorgeous state!

    • July 9, 2016 at 1:08 pm

      It is gorgeous! My dad used to work in Maine and unfortunately associated the state with his work so as a kid we never really explored Maine. But I think Maine may be my favorite out of Vermont and New Hampshire, I just love that coast line! In Vermont and New Hampshire you don’t get that! Thanks for commenting! :)


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