• Plan Your Romantic Getaway in Bar Harbor: Latest News, Upcoming Deals & More

    Plan Your Romantic Getaway in Bar Harbor: Latest News, Upcoming Deals & More

    Plan Your Romantic Getaway in Bar Harbor: Latest News, Upcoming Deals & More
    Bar Harbor and Acadia are ideal destinations for your next romantic getaway – a stunning national park to hike and explore, combined with the coastal charm and amenities of Bar Harbor allows for enjoyment by all. We’ve pulled together some top tips for your next romantic getaway in Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.

    Bar Harbor Valentine’s Day 2024 Specials, Events & Deals

    From deals that make a great gift, to sweet events.

    • Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company Special: Whale you be mine? Book an unforgettable whale-watching excursion for your future Bar Harbor trip by February 21, and get $10 off tickets! Use promo code BEMINE at checkout.
    • The Nor'Easter Pound & Market Valentine’s Day Dinner: The seaside dining spot will be offering Valentine’s Day menu specials, with live music on the evening of February 14.
    • Island Connections’ Sugar Showdown event: Satisfy your sweet cravings at Island Connections' baking extravaganza on Saturday, February 10 at the Atlantic Oceanside in Bar Harbor.  From whoopie pies to showstopper cakes, participating bakers compete and attendees may sample their treats and vote for their favorites! Enjoy live music, win exciting prizes, and indulge in dessert samples and charcuterie. Proceeds support free transportation for seniors and people with disabilities.
    • Shop February deals at Fabricate: ‘Tis the season of hunkering down and creating!  Shop at this local craft/quilting/scrapbooking store with a friend, and you'll each get 30% off your entire purchase, all month long.

    Things To Do In Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park for Couples
    • Hop aboard a scenic flight: Soar above the snowcapped mountain peaks and rugged coastline of Acadia National Park in a cozy Cessna aircraft while your pilot narrates the stories of the park. Book your trip.
    • Join a guided nature tour: Immerse yourself in the wonder of Acadia’s flora and fauna with a guided nature tour, offered year-round. Down East Nature Tours and Natural History Center will help you get the most out of your Acadia visit with personalized nature experiences, including birdwatching.
    • Unwind at one of our spas: Melt away stress together at one of our many spas and treatment centers. Many offer couples massage in addition to other services.
      • Tree of Life Day Spa: Find your calm at Bar Harbor’s longest-running day spa. Whether you go for a brief treatment like a facial or stay for an all-day immersion including a foot bath and deep tissue massage, you will come away much more relaxed.
      • Massage Bar Harbor: After an intense hike or activity in the park, Massage Bar Harbor is the perfect place to restore and renew. Their variety of massages includes everything from aromatherapy massage treatments to deep-tissue massage, elevating you to cloud nine.
      • Destination Health MDI: Their therapeutic treatments dissolve tension through massageflotation therapy, and an infrared sauna.
    • Dinner and a movie: A classic date night but made extra special in Bar Harbor. Enjoy a candlelit dinner or casual fare at one of our restaurants (be sure to call ahead during the winter and early spring to get their latest hours). Afterward, catch a movie at Bar Harbor’s historic 1932 Criterion Theater. This romantic location will sweep you back in time to when glamorous Art Deco style reigned.  Or, enjoy dinner and a movie at the very same time at Reel Pizza Cinerama, where you can build your own pizza to enjoy while you watch a film (or savor a slice or two).
    • Indulge in wine and cheese: House Wine offers wine, cheese, and charcuterie – need we say more? The perfect spot to pick up a to-go picnic or have some pre-dinner downtime.
    • Pick out something that sparkles: Remember your special trip with a piece of jewelry for your loved one. Willis’ Rock Shop features jewelry with local stone tourmaline, moonstone, and more. Acadia Jewels (open seasonally and by appointment) offers beautifully designed fine jewelry in platinum, 18- and 14-karat gold, and sterling silver.
    • Enjoy local art: At the Wendell Gilley Museum, you can browse the treasures created by renowned bird carver Wendell Gilley. If you want to try your hand at woodcarving together, be sure to check out their events page.
    • Explore 45 miles of Carriage Roads together: These historic paths are just as stunning during the winter. Their generous width, crushed stone surfaces, and volunteer-groomed paths make them ideal for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Before you go, check trail conditions on Friends of Acadia’s website, an organization that volunteers to keep carriage roads primed for skiers.

    Plan your romantic getaway to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park!