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Mira Monte Inn
Bar Harbor, Maine
Web Site
: www.miramonte.com


Built in 1864 and named Mira Monte, "Behold the Mountains", for the beautiful surrounding peaks of Acadia National Park.

A Victorian bed & breakfast inn on two acres of landscaped estate grounds - in the heart of the village.

Accommodations

The Inn has 13 beautifully decorated rooms comfortably furnished with period style pieces, private baths (some with Jacuzzis), TV/VCR, phones, irons, ironing boards, hair dryers, and air conditioning.

Most of our rooms also offer fireplaces and balconies for our guests' comfort and privacy.

The suites are in a separate building on the property - just a short walk through the gardens. Two have a kitchenette, double whirlpool bath, fireplace, bedroom, parlor, and private porch. The third has two bedrooms and two baths, kitchen, dining bay, parlor with gas fireplace, and a private deck overlooking the grounds.

Activities

Acadia's 33,000 acres of woodland, mountains, lakes, and shorefront surround Bar Harbor. More that 60 trails and mountains as high as 1500 feet offer activities ranging from gentle to strenuous. We have listed below just a few activities that await you.

Outdoor Activities: Hiking, biking, climbing, and swimming. Strolling Bar Harbor's parks and shorepath. Golf galore at our famous and historic golf courses. Visit the fascinating Wild Gardens of Acadia. Walk the sandbar to Bar Island during low tide. Sea Kayaking for all levels by two local firms. Canoeing and boat rental by several local businesses. Swimming in Echo Lake near Southwest Harbor.

We are blessed, in and around Bar Harbor, to have a wide array of events that take place indoors and out designed for evening and more casual interests. There are also sightseeing busses and coaches providing tours to almost the entire island.

Casual Activities: The Arcady Music Festival runs all summer. 4th of July parade and fireworks exhibition. Summer theater in both Bar Harbor and Somesville. Bar Harbor Days with food & activities galore. Many museums displaying our island's history. Plenty of interesting shops and galleries. Walking tours of historic buildings and homes. Buggy rides on Acadia's carriage roads.

Location

Mira Monte is a five-minute walk to Bar Harbor's finest shops and restaurants, and to the waterfront and is a five minute drive to Acadia National Park, a 33,000 acre wonderland of mountains, seashore, lakes, meadow and forest. The Park offers a full daily schedule of Ranger-guided activities from early June to early October.

Specials

Mira Monte Inn
69 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609. 207-288-4263. 1-800-553-5109
Web Site: www.miramonte.com
Email: mburns@miramonte.com