This article provides information on visiting one of the lesser-known and often-overlooked attractions in the town of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Harbour Grace Airfield is an important place for fans of Amelia Earhart and lovers of aviation history.
Whether you live in Indiana and want to get away for a day or you are simply passing through the state, here are some must-see places that you aren't likely to find in a guidebook.
There's a palpable, gritty vitality when you visit Philadelphia, sort of like a conglomeration of the old and new hitting you all at once.
Planning for a trip to Louisiana can be overwhelming. I’ve compiled a list of day trips in New Orleans and beyond that the whole family will enjoy!
The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park is a great place to see old US Navy ships, submarines, military aircraft, and more.
If you're looking for things to do in Phoenix AZ, you're not alone. Even though Phoenix is a huge city, I always hear people complain that they can't think of anything to do. Well, this list of things to do in Phoenix AZ is your cure. You'll find...
Wise sayings translated from Saint Kitts Creole to English followed by their meaning. These twenty selected sayings all make references to animals, suggesting 17th century plantation origin. Enjoy!
Father Matthias Wernerus created a folk art attraction in Dickeyville, Wisconsin that draws visitors from near and far. In this article, you will find photos and videos showcasing his masterpiece.
Pre Columbian art, relics, and stone buildings were first excavated at Besh-Ba-Gowah in 1935. Vacations in Arizona are full of exciting sites to see, and Besh-Ba-Gowah is one such hidden treasure.
Considering a trip to Ocean City, New Jersey? Don't miss a visit to the local farmers' market, where you'll find an incredible selection of treats, both edible and otherwise.
If you find yourself in the Motor City and want to catch the highlights without blowing a lot of time or money, then this little tour will have you feeling like a Detroit insider in short order.
Information about this charming beach area to help you plan your next beach vacation. Highlights and tips for just a few of the beach communities.
Looking for a place to visit on your next road trip? From outdoor adventure to shopping, Gatlinburg, Tennessee has much to offer when you visit this gateway to the Smokey Mountains.
Just inside the east gate of Bowring Park, in the west end of St. John's, NL, stands the Peter Pan monument. This is the story of how this most beloved feature of the park came to be there.
Discovering beautiful places in California compels sheer gratitude for living in such a fertile, lush and majestic State. Some of these places I have listed are jaw-dropping and must-see adventures. If you can stay a couple of days, more the better. Each location has so much to see.
If you're looking for a trip to a beach town, San Diego is a great choice. Here are five things to do while you're there.
The Caribbean carries its own tales of hauntings. It's not just fun in the sun. So before your vacation begins in the beautiful Caribbean islands read about duppy and other hauntings that are found in the beautiful Caribbean islands like Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados and more.
A 2.5 acre park located in the heart of downtown Chicago offers sweeping city views in a tranquil garden setting.
Oregon is a place of both natural and cultural beauty. Having lived there for several years, I experienced many of the best places in Oregon. I have chosen to share these experiences with you!
Civilian aviation history is showcased in the Houston, Texas's 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport. It is an amazing glimpse back in time with numerous interesting displays.
The day I spent with family at the Shelby Gardens was one of the most beautiful I've ever had. Take a tour with me and see why it was so special.
Off the beaten path of my usual topics, I present to you one of my favorite vacation destinations. As always, there will be a spiritual lesson and application along the way.
Long before settlers came to the Sierra Nevada mountains in search of gold, the Miwok people made their home among the meadows and oak forests that are now part of Indian Grinding Rock SHP.
A trip to Winchester Bay is a perfect way to spend the day with family. One of my favorite pastimes is to head to the beach and take pictures.
This still operational cemetery is home to prominent artists and well-to-do historical Chicago figures.
There's nothing wrong with Turner Field and Coca-Cola World, but you can spend less off the beaten track while getting just as much local flavor. Here's a fun half-day outing for a rainy day.
Knoxville is a great place to live and an even greater place to visit. From old-school theatres to gorgeous greenways, this city has something for everyone. Here are my top 10 favorite things to do in Knoxville!
Galveston, Texas has so much more to offer than meets the eye. History, ghosts, friendly people, and so much more!
Oklahoma has some of the most fascinating WPA structures in the country. The town of Poteau is full of them! Take a look back to see how they were made and what they're used for today.
With so much to see and do, Colorado is a great vacation destination any time of the year. Here are five reasons to start planning your own Colorado vacation.
One of my favorite vacation spots is Calaveras Big Trees State Park in California. The stately redwoods and the remnants of logging days in the area combine to remind us of why these trees must be saved.
Featuring the oldest live oak tree in Northeast Florida, The Jessie Ball duPont Park in Jacksonville offers the visitor a natural, tranquil setting along the Banks of the St. Jouns River.
Millions of people visit Hawaii every year, and there are hundreds of places to go on Oahu alone. Find out which places not to miss on Oahu to get the most out of your trip.
The Oregon coast is sprinkled with charming small towns and gorgeous beaches. Check out a local's guide to the best West Coast vacation spots!
The past is vividly alive at this museum, which is located in a recreation of an 1800s pioneer village. Prairie Song is a must-see for those interested in Oklahoma pioneer history.
The Beer Can House is a local Houston, Texas folk art attraction. John Milkovisch used flattened beer cans and other items to cover his house, mailbox, fence, and yard spaces. People come from far and wide to visit and photograph this place!
Go to Las Vegas to have fun! Here are a few things you can do to minimize gambling losses and maximize fun. Gambling is only part of the thrill of this adult wonderland!
My mother and I visited the "Best Garden in Florida" when the azaleas and camellias were in full bloom. Once privately owned, this exquisite home, grounds, and lake are now a state park. Read on to see photos and videos of these exquisite gardens.
There are many things to do in the Austin area with the kiddos. It's just a matter of knowing where to look.
Orlando, Florida is a popular destination for both American and international tourists. Here is my top 20 list for things to do in and around the city.
Here is my review of the Shipwreck Treasures Museum in Key West, Florida. Is the experience worth the pricetag?
Traveling with my family is a phenomenal experience with moments that I will cherish forever. Each new place we visit is an adventure that brings our whole family together. California State Parks are treasures to explore and gain a better understanding of the State's history.
I hope my review of Lake Hartwell's River Forks Recreation Area in Anderson, SC will help you decide if this recreation area is right for you and your family.
Downtown Vancouver in British Columbia is a wonderful place to explore with a camera. Spring is especially attractive as cherry blossoms and other flowers bloom. The flowers, the architecture, and the special events traditionally held in spring are very enjoyable to photograph.
Do you want to pass for a local on your trip to Wisconsin? This handy guide will help you navigate the state that speaks its own language: beer. Crafted by a former F.I.B. Cheers!
If you are interested in bonsai, it's a good idea to look at the work of the masters. For education and inspiration, look at these beautiful bonsai from the National Bonsai Museum. Washington DC
Not interested in spending more than a day in Yellowstone National Park? And not much of a hiker? For folks who are more inclined to sight-see from the car rather than hike the trails, here are just a few of the stunning sights in the park (photos included).
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is the long-time home to groups of people that together comprise the Plain People, but there's much more than meets the eye in these wonderful folks.
View grand Victorian cottages, natural features, lighthouses & more via photos & videos while reading descriptions of this fabulous island site in Michigan.
Deserts are places of extreme contrast, and as such are often overlooked as places to visit. What a shame! The desert has so much to offer, especially in the way of wildflowers. March and April are the best times to witness the transformation from bare to full of blooms.
Exit Glacier is the only land access into Kenai Fjords National Park. Located on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, this is a great way to experience the magic of a glacier up close and personal.
If you are thinking about visiting Ocracoke Island but aren't much of a beach fan, don't worry. There are plenty of other things to do on this small island to keep you busy. Here are more than 10 ideas to help make your vacation a success!
Photos, directions, and information about places worth visiting when staying off-season in Brian Head, Utah
The Manassas National Battlefield Park is a huge area just west of the District of Columbia. The park is loaded with ruins, paths, forests, and replicas—a great opportunity for photographers.
This 60-foot natural rock waterslide is a must-see if you're in Western North Carolina! The final plunge into the cold mountain water will take your breath away. Use this guide to plan your trip.
This beautiful nature preserve, located close to Chicago, is perfect for a stroll around the lake or for nature viewing.
Features, facts, and photographs of Hannibal, Missouri, at the height of tourist season. Focus on Mark Twain history, tourist sites, architecture, geology, legends, and local history.
Halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff along Interstate 17 is the partially completed futuristic city of Arcosanti.
If you are planning a visit to Washington, D.C., then one of the most important stops is a visit to the U.S. Capitol—one of the most important and recognizable landmarks in the world. Read on to find out some history, area information, and helpful tips so your visit is a success!
History of the Nauset Beach lighthouse, which is the famous logo for Cape Cod Potato Chips. The lighthouse was moved to prevent it from falling off the cliff due to beach erosion.
The Burnaby Village Museum depicts life in British Columbia in the 1920s. It's an entertaining and educational place that is located in the lovely Deer Lake Park.
Whether you're a sophisticated wine drinker or just wine curious, you've got to give this winery a visit. Seriously, it's a little wine heaven.
We did not see all 15,000+ petroglyphs on the volcanic escarpment just west of Albuquerque, but pictures & videos show some of them. Wow!
Get all the information you need to plan a visit to the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, Massachusetts. This beautiful Victorian-era home was once the residence of William Skinner and his family.
As a resident of San Marcos, Texas, and an avid live-music aficionado, here are my top five live-music venues here in San Marcos.
To celebrate my three year anniversary as an expat in Costa Rica, I wanted to share with everyone my list of 10 things I love most about living in Costa Rica. Here is my list in no particular order.
At an elevation of 2,000 feet on the slopes of Mauna Kea volcano, Kalopa Native Forest State Park is a hidden gem! The 100-acre rainforest contains an incredible number of rare, endemic species of trees, shrubs, and plants that exist nowhere else in the world, only here on the islands of Hawaii.
The big difference in this canyon and the "grand" one in Arizona besides overall size is the fact that one can drive into Palo Duro Canyon and see things close up as my mother and I did. See many photos of its beauty here in this hub.
Arizona contains a rich diversity of desert landscapes, a few of which I have visited. Take a little journey with me through this beautiful state.
In Central Park, winter gives way to spring colorfully and obviously, with sprouts, shoots, buds and blooms in April.
This is the final year of SDC's World Fest; a gathering of cultures from across the globe. I am not privy to the reasons for such an end, but I must cope with the loss of new-found friends in music.
Looking for information on the best parks in Los Angeles? This article features five of Los Angeles's greatest parks in order to show you where YOU can enjoy the outdoors!
A trip to Key West, Florida, doesn't need to break the bank. Here are five things to do in Key West for under five dollars (and a few more options if you have some money to spend).
Blue Ridge Parkway connects the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. The Virginia section offers historic sites and magnificent scenery.
Burnaby contains a network of urban trails for pedestrians and cyclists. Following the Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail is a great way to observe nature and to exercise.
Seven things to know about Alaska before you visit. This can help you plan your trip if you decide to go. Enjoy the United States Last Frontier!
Visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes in the upper part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. It was voted the most beautiful place in the US.
For almost 200 years the Springfield Armory was the manufacturing hub for US Military firearms. From 18th century muskets to the weapons that turned the tide in WWII the Armory has it all on display.
Perhaps one of the most overlooked places to visit in Canada is Alberta. While most international travelers come to enjoy the night life of Toronto and Montreal or the beaches of B.C.'s West coast, Alberta has remained a relatively quiet province.
Ben Woitena created this striking red sculpture called "Three Quarter Time" in 1975, and it has been situated in Memorial Park since 1984. It is owned by the City of Houston.
Staycations are a great way to spend time with family, instead of a fortune. If you live in Northeast Georgia, here are some spectacular places to visit!
Florida may be the world's favourite tourist destination, but it is also the subtropical home to exotic wildlife. This page is written to encourage tourists to take in the wonders of natural Florida
Charlotte is a city on the grow which, classically, means it is an attractive and captivating community. However, that is not nearly the case.
The historic Houston National Cemetery with a hemicycle and carillon tower holding 330 bells is amazing! Ponds throughout the space add much beauty. Join me for a virtual tour of this incredible place.
Just west of St. Michaels, the small towns of Tilghman Island and Claiborne are time capsules of the past. The quaint MD towns offer historic architecture, great fishing, and beautiful water views.
This charming home in New London, PEI provides intriguing glimpses of a past era and offers up memorabilia and insights about one of Canada's most famous authors.
Combined a trip to a family reunion with 2 nights at an area casino to have a good time in southern Indiana
Learn all about the best beach in the U.S. and find out why it's the perfect spot for a family beach vacation! Photos and videos are included.
Seeing these life-sized statues of passengers and overhearing their conversations as they would have taken place years ago is like stepping back in time. This and more can be enjoyed at the Galveston Railroad Museum.
You can't make these names up, folks; they're real. I've always been intrigued by some of these names and wondered how in the world the founding fathers of these towns came up with them.
Military history and outdoor recreational opportunities abound at Florida's southernmost state park.
Here's a guide to all of the fun that Three Lakes has to offer, including fishing, wine tasting and wakeboarding.
This article provides a brief overview of Stellwagen Bank marine sanctuary, how to experience a whale watching cruise, and some pictures of a recent outing.
Thinking of moving to either Portland, Oregon or Austin, Texas? Can't decide which is better? Let me help! Here are seven ways that I think these two cities are similar.
The wild and wacky Art Car Museum in Houston, Texas is a must-see for its collection of crazy cars and modern art. Admission is free! In this article, you will also learn about the largest art-car parade in America, which takes place right here in Houston.
Visiting St. Augustine on a budget? Get helpful advice on how to enjoy the oldest city in US, from sights and parking to eating out.
The Sandoway House Nature Center has been educating visitors of all ages on the diverse marine life of southeast Florida since they first opened their doors in 1998. It's definitely worth a visit next time you're in Delray Beach!
There is more to the state of New York than Manhattan! Here are three gems I have discovered while traveling solo in the Rochester area. These places are perfect for loners and families alike.
Phoenix is one of the largest cities in the US, built on the ruins of a much older civilization. Pueblo Grande Museum honors the long-gone Hohokam, builders of canals still in use today.
For a quick getaway from the city, a trip to the vineyards on the North Fork makes for a wonderful day in the country full of wine tasting, cheese sampling, and live music.
If you're into antiques and collectibles, then welcome to the Brimfield Antique Show, the largest outdoor show of its kind in the world. If you can't find it here, you're just not looking hard enough.
Written by a local San Franciscan, this article provides the top things to visit in San Francisco and includes original photography and maps.
Hannibal? The fellow who led a cavalry of jangling war elephants over the Alps? Or Hannibal, the Lector fellow who disgraced the name of the previous man by the same name? No, I discovered a Hannibal nearer to America's hometown. This March, a...
Arizona's history is replete with stories of Indian attacks, mining accidents, saloon shootouts, old west cowboys, and heavy imbibing of alcoholic spirits. For a taste of the Old West, don't miss Miami, Arizona's wonderful Bullion Plaza Museum.
The hub contains information about the largest firework display in the United States. It explains what the event is, some interesting facts and some tips on what to do when you arrive to the event.
Toronto is a bustling city with diverse neighborhoods to explore. The Annex, Chinatown, and Kensington Market are just a few of the cool neighborhoods in downtown Toronto you won't want to miss.
Isle Royale National Park is one of the most remote areas of the country. Accessible only by seaplane or ferry, it's considered a hiking and kayaking paradise. Yet folks of all ages can have a comfortable, safe, and adventurous wilderness experience without needing a tent and sleeping bag.
After spending many summers in the Great Smoky Mountains and its gateway cities—Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg—I've visited lots of fun attractions in the area, but these six activities are my all-time favorites.
The Florida Everglades is one of the most beautiful locations to see when you visit the state. If you're not a fan of going on a long airboat tour and having to deal with the humidity, bugs and alligators, one of the best ways to enjoy the sights of the Everglades is by helicopter tour.
These garden domes are the crown jewel of Mitchell Park. Summer or winter, one can enjoy the tropics, desert plants, and seasonal plantings and decor.
Eugene, Oregon is a vibrant college town that is also a must-see destination for beer-lovers and hopheads. Check out a former local's recommended stops for all things beer.
Strike-a-Lot Lanes in Poteau is one of the best entertainment locations in the region. Find out more about the history of this iconic destination and the services they offer today.
Today, the 195,000 square-foot Sam Noble Museum of Natural History is one of the largest university-based natural history museums in the world, housing more than six million artifacts and specimens.
Learn about Charleston's award-winning Waterfront Park and what the site has to offer residents and visitors alike.
The Priest Pools are named for Spanish priests who would bathe in the cool pools after the European nation colonized the island in 1500. Today, hiking to the pools is quick, easy, and fun!
Downtown Vancouver has some beautiful scenery. The city is located by the ocean and close to mountains. It offers many attractions and photo opportunities and is always interesting to visit.
When traveling to the City by the Bay, many vacationers flock to typical tourist attractions like Alcatraz, Pier 39, and the famed Golden Gate Bridge. If you're looking for places a little less ordinary, yet still stunning and less crowded, check out these five hidden gems.
Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia is a beautiful place to see magnolia flowers in spring and glaucous-winged gulls at any time of year.
Trout Lake Farmers Market in Vancouver sells a wide variety of fresh produce as well as artisan breads and other goods. It’s a fun event held in John Hendry Park, which is another interesting place to explore.
Las Olas Boulevard is Fort Lauderdale's finest street. With exclusive boutiques, gourmet restaurants & luxurious facilities, it can be expensive. But you can enjoy this fabulous area on a budget.
Standing Stone State Park in Tennessee, a relatively small park located on the Cumberland Plateau, is brimming with history, natural beauty, and recreational activities. It is a great place to be unplugged.
Savannah is one of the great treasures of the United States--old, beautiful, historic, charming, gracious, and above all, friendly.
This 2 mile stretch of ocean shoreline on Mount Desert Island in Acadia National Park is one of the most beautiful anywhere. There are no long endless stretches of pristine white sand beaches here, just breathtaking pink granite shoreline, sheer cliffs, a sand beach, mountains, and a deep green forest providing awe-inspiring views in every direction.
The Fremont Troll lives under the Aurora Bridge in Seattle. Here, you'll find a history of the troll, some useful facts, directions, and a map. I've also included some fun things you might never have known, such as how the troll is connected to Elvis.
Trumpeter Swans are found in the Midwest, but during several months each year, a certain large population of them call an area near Heber Springs, Arkansas, their winter home.
Charleston, South Carolina is one of those cities where you need at least a few days to sample what this gem has to offer. Enjoy these things to do in Charleston, SC
Swilling's Mills and Pile-Of-Bones are two of the worst city names ever. Learn how five communities ran their old names out of town. See if you can figure out their new names before we tell you!
Big bets, fun in the sun, and partying until daylight, Vegas is a great place to take a quick weekend trip to get away from it all and it doesn’t have to come with an uber expensive price tag.
Pops is one of the newest and most fascinating places to visit on Oklahoma's section of Route 66. Find out history and more here!
Eco-sculptures of animals are a traditional summer attraction in Burnaby, British Columbia. The interesting sculptures are intended for entertainment and education.
In this well-lit cave, one gets to see beautiful formations in close-up fashion, unlike the experience one gets in much larger caves. My girlfriend and I were very happy that we stopped here and would recommend this gem of a cave to anyone. Enjoy the photos and videos!
This unique and interactive attraction was a big hit with our whole family...even the one who thinks all things football are boring.
Take a trip back in time to the 1800s and learn about the history of Salt Fork State Park in Southeast Ohio.
Muskoka is a popular vacation destination for families, outdoor enthusiasts and Hollywood celebrities. Find out where to stay, what to do and places to visit in this article.
Looking for a So Cal escape for at least 24 hours, drive to the charming beach village of Carlsbad to enjoy good food, breathtaking sunsets, paddle boarding and a few hours at the beach themed spa.
The site of the John F. Kennedy assassination has been preserved in the Book Depository as a museum. The assassin's firing site is set aside as an exhibit as are many other artifacts.
The Philadelphia Magic Gardens is a mosaic wonderland of intricate and unique art by Isaiah Zagar. Don't miss a visit to this labyrinth of tile, mirror shards, glass bottles, and bicycle wheels.
My grandparents found a funny poem titled "Me Mudder" in the old territorial prison many years ago while visiting Yuma, Arizona. This article contains some information regarding the prison and surrounding lands as well as a copy of the poem.
Explore Dry Tortugas, one of the most remote and least visited parks in the U.S. National Park system. Learn the park's fascinating history, find out how to get there, and start planning your trip today.
Oregon's Willamette Valley features hundreds of wineries and vineyards. Read on for three unique wine trails in the Willamette Valley
Find a mixture of nature and history at a place that took ages to build. Just ten miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Natural Bridge State Park promises each visitor an amazing journey.
A beautiful place to visit, Puerto Rico has a lot to offer people looking for a variety of tastes and interests.
Lime Kiln State Park, located in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, is one of the best places in the world to observe orcas. Over 80 orcas make their summer home there!
Where can one walk, bike ride, rock climb, and enjoy nature all in a spectacular city park filled with dramatic sandstone formations nestled against the lofty Pikes Peak Mountain? In the Garden of the Gods! Here are photos, videos, and descriptions of this beautiful location in Colorado Springs.
Choosing where to stay in a city can be hard! This list of pros and cons to staying along the Inner Harbour in Victoria, British Columbia, should help you decide if it's the spot for you.
This article emphasizes great family outdoor activities for vacationers, or families from Pittsburgh who still need/want to know...
Dow Gardens is 110 acres of lush, verdant paradise. It features winding trails, both paved and unpaved, secret gardens, sculptures, and lots of activities and special events. Butterflies in Bloom is currently underway and is a must-see for locals and tourists.
The Printing Museum in Houston is filled with interesting artifacts but also offers some hands-on learning experiences via workshops and classes. The resident artist, Charles Criner, produces lithographs in the museum. Tour groups are encouraged.
St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach, Florida, is a beautiful destination for a family-friendly vacation with a myriad of things to do for all ages.
Relax with these 16 things to do in Central Park where gorgeous gardens, ponds, lakes, and fountains make relaxation easy.
The Mall of America is a fun place to visit with so many different things to see and do. This is one of the few shopping malls that kids will love.
Think you know all there is to see in New York City? While the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty are certainly must-sees, if you only hit the tourist highlights, you could be missing out! Here are five unexpected gems just slightly off the beaten path!
There are many unique and stunningly beautiful places across Oklahoma, but some of these amazing sights can't be seen from the ground. Join me on a satellite tour of some of the state's strangest sights.
Winter visitors to Arizona who stay into spring may be lucky enough to see the desert come alive with tiny desert wildflowers and cacti in bloom. Here are a selection of photos by Stephanie Henkel of southern Arizona wildflowers.
See pictures and videos of these vividly-colored and ancient sand dunes encompassing thousands of acres. Quite the playground!
San Juan Bautista is one of the lesser-known, but also the largest, of 21 California missions. Built in 1797 and still active today, this well-preserved church evokes a feeling of life in earlier days. The plaza and surrounding structures are part of a state park that is well worth a visit.
The next time you're on the island of Oahu, or even if you have lived there for years, why not include a visit to one of the many botanical gardens around the island?
When visiting the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, be sure to set aside a few hours to make the beautiful walk through Waimea Falls Park, Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Its an easy 3/4 mile walk on paved surfaces to the falls. You can even bring a swimsuit and enjoy the water. Look for amazing flowers and foliage, as well as exotic birds including wild peacocks
In this article, you will discover some fun, family-friendly places to visit in St. Louis, Missouri!
The annual orchid show in Hilo on the Big Island showcases thousands of orchid specimens from professional and amateur growers. It is a lavish and highly anticipated event among orchid collectors and hobbyists in and outside the state of Hawaii.
See live manatees! At Florida's Homosassa Springs and Manatee Springs you can experience some of the best Florida State Parks along with getting an up close view of Florida's manatees. With nature walks, boat rides, underwater observations and more, these parks will give you a time to remember.
After getting your fill of Jamaica's history at the great Devon House, these six other things will add to your appreciation of Jamaican culture.
The Beehive Summit is a moderately challenging hiking trail in Acadia National Park. Located in Bar Harbor, Maine, the view over looks Sand Beach & surrounding islands from a steep cliffside.