Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Acadia, Maine, United States

Aug 14, 2011 - From Montreal to Bar Harbour

Day Two: Off we went from Old Port heading off to Bar Harbour. This will be one of the longer drives of the trip. We stopped at the marche that we like in Old Port just before checking out. Espresso and croissant. What a way to start the day! Gas up at Costco and on the road by 10. Some long, steep, windy roads but we just took our time. In a couple of instances, there was no road. Constant signs for moose or deer crossings but no sightings. Picked up coffee in NH and kept on going. Grabbed a sandwich to go about 230 and continued on....

Jump to full entry

Trip Journal

30 Days on the Road

Jun 4, 2009 - June 2, 2009 Acadia Lobster & Seal Cruise

Maine has too many mosquitoes for us. The campground must have grown them by the thousands. We decided today to take a boat tour and it was outstanding. We watched lobsters and crabs being caught in traps, learned what was an acceptable lobster to pull out of the trap, how to measure them, how to tell the difference between male and female and why certain lobsters need to be put back in the bay. A female lobster, depending on size can lay 100,000 eggs. All said and done only 10% of those eggs ever make it to maturity. The fisherman gets...

Jump to full entry