Our Maine Vacation

July 2016

Joyce and I went to Maine for our 2016 summer vacation. We stayed at the Atlantic Ocean Oceanside Hotel in Bar Harbor. Just like in 2010, the view out of our hotel room was beautiful.



Bar Harbor

More views of Bar Harbor and the immediate vicinity here.

One of the highlights of our trip was a whale watching cruise on July 24th.

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

More photos from the whale cruise here.

We spent a lot of time in nearby Acadia National Park. The park includes forests, coastlines, mountains, and lakes.

Jordan Pond

Cadillac Mountain

More photos from Acadia National Park here.

We saw wild flowers and garden flowers.



More flower photos here.

There were lots of insects, mammals, and birds to see too. First up- the birds:

Barred Owl

Black-capped Chickadee

More bird photos here.

And the insects:

Slaty Skimmer

More Maine insect photos here.

And some mammals:

Harbor Seal

Harbor Seal

More Maine mammal photos here.

We saw several lighthouses on our boat trips.

Bear Island Lighthouse

Winter Harbor Lighthouse

More lighthouse photos here.

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