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      Find Your Adventure in Acadia National Park
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      Make New Friends on Mount Desert Island
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      There's Always Something Happening in Bar Harbor

  • It all starts with a visit...

    Visitors from around the world come to Bar Harbor, the gateway to Acadia National Park, for its amazing scenery. They return again and again to enjoy the abundance of experiences that can be found here.

  • From boutique hotels, personal and cozy B&Bs, to woodland camping with Acadia National Park right outside your tent flap, every lodging option is unique. Whatever your style, you’ll find it here in Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island.

  • See & Do

    Would you rather kick back and take in the wonder of Mount Desert Island or get your adrenaline pumping on an outdoor adventure? We recommend both and Bar Harbor is the place to make it all happen.


  • Acadia National Park

  • Family Friendly

  • Land Activities

  • Water Activities

  • Bar Harbor has some of Maine and New England’s best restaurants, each offering its own one-of-a-kind experience. The freshest seafood. Home-grown produce. Craft beer, wine, and cocktails. Locally roasted coffee. It’s all here for the taking.


  • Restaurants

  • Coffee, Breakfast, & Bakeries

  • Ice Cream & Sweets

  • Take home one-of-a-kind treasures from charming, locally-owned stores in downtown Bar Harbor. Or find that perfect, handcrafted Maine item in one of our neighboring villages. Just be sure you have enough room to bring everything home with you.



    Take a video tour of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park