At a time when many folks are starting to make plans for summer vacations, there’s a new list out of the top ten most family friendly hotels in the U.S.A motel in Bar Harbor is on that list. “We’re the world’s largest travel community. We have more than 25 million monthly visitors to Trip Advisor, and we feature more than 23 million reviews.””Saving money is top of everyone’s mind now, and Trip Advisor identified great family friendly motels for less than 150 dollars pre night. Bar Harbor’s Bar Harbor Motel made number 3 or the top 10 in the United States.”Dick Collier has owned the Bar Harbor motel for 19 seasons now.”We’re not on the ocean, but we feel we give a nice, clean, modern room at a very good rate.”Collier says he was surprised and excited to find out his motel had made Trip Advisors list of top ten family friendly hotels.”We do pride ourselves in catering to families. “We are a scheduled stop for the Island Explorer,which is very convenient. We do have 2 trails that lead directly in to Acadia. We do have a swimming pool, which is very popular, and a small playground, which is also very popular.”It’s these family friendly amenities that Trip Advisor spokesman Brooke Ferencsik says separates the motel from other facilities.”Bar Harbor Motel, Maine, is the only non-Florida hotel in the top 5, which is pretty remarkable.”Collier says he’s honored by the award.”We’re an independently operated, family owned business and we work very hard for what we have. And we try to give a good value to our customers, for what we charge. And we actually weren’t aware of this award…and it was just very exciting.”Cori Skall, WABI TV 5 News, Bar Harbor.>You can find more information about the Bar Harbor Motel online, at BARHARBORMOTEL.COM.Or you can log on to TRIPADVISOR.COM.