Experience the Island the Best Way - See it from above! Hop aboard a closed cockpit, Cessna 172 aircraft with an experienced Commercial Pilot, who will point out sights you can only view from above. You will gain a unique perspective of Bar Harbor, Coastal Lighthouses, Acadia National Park, Cadillac Mountain, Somes Sound and much more. You may choose from one of our popular flights or custom tailor your own, with prices starting at $46 per person. Reservations are not required, with the exception of our unforgettable Sunset Flights and 'off-season' flights. You may also give the gift of flight with a Gift Certificate. For a different kind of adventure, if you have always wanted to know what it is like to fly an airplane, schedule a Discover Flying Experience'' with one of our Certified Flight Instructors. You can take a 30 60 or 90 minute ''First Flight Lesson''. Just call to schedule or for more information.''
Acadian Boat Tours offers a must-do variety of cruises through the spring, summer and fall seasons! See puffins in the spring or go on a Sightseeing/Nature cruise, Fishing / Sightseeing in the summer and the Somes Sound Fjord in the fall. All season - something for everyone!
Open May 1 through October 31, 7 days, 10-5. At the Seal Cove Auto Museum you will find a wide variety of antique autos and motorcycles, from an 1899 DeDion Bouton to a 1924 Mercer, with special emphasis on cars from the Brass Era'' (1895-1917). Antique car enthusiasts as well as those who simply enjoy history and cars from the past will delight in the beauty mystery and romance of this unique collection.''
Spectacular ocean views! Bar Harbors only AAA 4-Diamond hotel and restaurant - elegant and immaculate. 2 guest buildings: Mizzentop: 52 luxury oversized rooms most with fireplaces and private balconies. Stenna Nordica: 45 deluxe rooms with views and common terrace. All have AC, HBO, refrigerators, wireless internet. Indoor/outdoor heated pools, Jacuzzi, steam and fitness rooms. Magnificent Great Room with in-season nightly entertainment. Quiet in-town, 2 min. to Acadia National Park. Value packages include dining and activities. Open May through Oct. Rates: peak season $229 - $549; off season $119 - $309
Adventure Golf-There's really no adventure like Pirate's Cove! Come test your skills on 36 challenging holes and explore the wonderful hideout of Pirates! At Pirate's Cove you putt your way through mountain caves, over foot bridges and under waterfalls. Located just 4 miles from downtown Bar Harbor on Rt. 3. Senior and group rates available upon request. Open mid April-mid Oct. 9am-11pm.
Rated the #1 activity in Bar Harbor by Tripadvisor 2015! Named BEST OF MAINE by Down East Magazine! For 22 years Atlantic Climbing School has offered world-class rock climbing courses in Acadia National Park. We specialize in creating small, private, courses for families and first-time climbers. Half day and full day courses are available for individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages and ability levels. As Maine's premier rock climbing school we guarantee the best instruction, the most experienced guides and of course, the most rewarding rock climbing experience you will ever have. All of our staff are certified AMGA Instructors and Guides and we are proud to be the only guide service in Maine to have this distinction. In fun, in professional commitment, in everything we do, at Atlantic Climbing School, WE CLIMB HIGHER. All equipment provided, no experience needed. Call us at 207 288 2521 or stop by- we are upstairs at 67 Main St. Accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association.
At ArtWaves, we connect the community with art. A simple concept with boundless opportunity. Art for everyone. Children, high schoolers, summer visitors, seasonal workers, year-round professionals. Working and emerging artists. Stop by. Take a class. Attend a workshop. Become a member. We need your support to sustain a rich, vibrant and enlivened arts culture on Mt. Desert Island. We offer a wide array of classes and workshops for the beginner, intermediate, advanced and curious artists in our community. Drop-in for Figure Drawing Spend an evening Sipping and Printing (21+) Try your hand at Sculpting or painting – Plein Air, oil, watercolor, charcoal Take a class or attend a workshop in monoprinting, fiber arts, stained glass Bring your little ones to Art for Those Under Three Send your older kids to get an art studio experience with artists working in a variety of media Art is for everyone and that includes you! Check us out at ArtWavesmdi.com ArtWaves is now located next to the Town Hill Market – 1345 A. Rte. 102, Town Hill -- Bar Harbor.
The Mission of the Mount Desert Island YMCA is to develop community, character, personal growth; and wellness in spirit, mind, and body for the greater MDI community. Our values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Honesty are celebrated by staff and members, providing a positive foundation for all Y programs and a healthy connection with others. The Mount Desert Island YMCA is a nonprofit, charitable organization that servces the greater MDI community. Donations and fees help support our promise--to strive to keep programs open for all. We work to help strengthen the foundation of the Mount Desert Island communities.
Named a Best of New England destination by Yankee magazine in May of 2013 and one of the 50 Things to Do in Maine This Summer by the Bangor Daily News, The Naturalist's Notebook combines nature, science, arts and the frontier of knowledge in fun, engaging installations and activities. The original Notebook exploratorium in Seal Harbor offers three floors of interaction, shopping and learning for all ages. Smaller Naturalist's Notebook Annex spaces have opened on Main St. in Northeast Harbor and (as of Aug. 1) on the town green Bar Harbor. Open 10-5 every day from late June to late October in Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day through late October in Bar Harbor.The Notebook is just a short drive from Bar Harbor or Northeast Harbor. It's a great rainy-day (or sunny day) place for families or anyone who's even slightly curious about the world and the universe.
Experience coastal Maine as it should be experienced: from the water! We invite you to sea kayak in Castine's beautiful, serene, island speckled Penobscot Bay, connecting Mid Coast and Downeast Maine, near Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor.
Island Cruises offers a leisurely, interactive introduction to the outer islands, wildlife, and history of the Bar Harbor and Acadia area. Spectacular wildlife abounds—from sunbathing seals to majestic osprey and eagles!
Destination Health offers yoga, massage, fitness, infrared sauna, personal training, and ayurvedic bodywork. We take pride in sharing a healing environment that honors the mind and body.
Our fully narrated tours of Bar Harbor and Acadia national Park are a fun, relaxing way to discover the unique treasures of our area. Enjoy our friendly guides’ knowledge and flair for storytelling while you journey past historic landmarks and fantastic scenery. For new visitors and returning guests alike, Oli’s Trolley offers an unforgettable way to explore Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Join us to see why guests say it’s the best tour they have ever taken! For tickets and information visit www.olistrolley.com, call 207 288 9899 or visit us in person at Olis Trolley Gift Shop, 1 West Street Bar Harbor Maine.
Bar Harbors board sports destination since 2011. SUP is a great way to enjoy the beautiful waters of Mount Desert Island. Come discover why people rave about paddle boarding in Acadia! Offering trips, rentals, lessons, SUP yoga, and SUP fishing.
Relax and rejuvenate at the Bar Harbor Inn Spa. Our state-of-the-art facilities offer the perfect relaxing atmosphere to help you de-stress from daily life. Enjoy world class services using natural, sea inspired ingredients in a beautiful setting.
Tour the rock with MDI Tours!
Come aboard The Starfish Enterprise and watch live underwater footage as Diver Ed searches the bottom of Frenchman Bay for fascinating critters.
Maine Foodie Tours specializes in providing educational and tasty tours in downtown Bar Harbor! Guests enjoy tasting experiences at local, culinary arts-based businesses from restuarants and pubs to retailers. Tours are limited in size to offer you a
Surrounded by the mountains of Acadia National Park, Kebo Valley has been enticing golfers from all over the world for more than 100 years to the challenges of the finest 18 holes of championship golf in Maine. Just minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. Kebo Valley consistently ranks among America's best public golf courses. Expert PGA staff. Private and group lessons. Fully modern clubhouse. Banquets. Lunch served daily 11am-4pm. Open daily spring, summer & fall. Tee Times 288-3000; Clubhouse 288-5000; Superintendent 288-2200
Welcome to the most beautiful island in America. You are invited to discover the quiet beauty of Acadia National Park with the same peaceful means of travel as was used by the Penobscot Tribe of the Abenaki Indian Nation.
Sharon Joyce is a trainer/educator/chef and studied in Advanced French Cooking and French Pastry at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. In 1981 she opened and operated a catering business and cooking school in Chicago and the Virgin Islands. She has taught various cooking classes including French, American and Cruzan in such locations as Chicago, Bar Harbor, California, and Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I. She was fascinated by Maine cooking and the abundance of local foods when she moved to Bar Harbor 25 years ago. The regional cooking of Maine brings together history and the availability of foods. Too much great Maine food to try and not enough time? The Regional Cooking of Maine . Le Cordon Bleu trained chef will explain history and foods of Maine. You will learn history, food facts, techniques and traditional recipes while tasting such favorites as lobster, blueberry muffins, etc. 2 ë_ hr Chowder and Popovers, please ! The meal that Mainers ask for and savor. Learn the Maine historical tradition of chowders and the technique to be successful at making a varieties of perfect popovers. After tasting the Corn chowder and popovers made during the class, you will want to duplicate these recipes at home. 2 1/2 hr. CALL OR EMAIL FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO MAKE A RESERVATION AND INSURE A SPACE 207-288-4523 email at firstname.lastname@example.org
MAINE'S PREMIER AVIATION TOUR COMPANY! CHOOSE FROM 3 DIFFERENT AVIATION ADVENTURES: BIPLANE - Experience the magic of flying in an Open Cockpi?t Biplane. So, put on your leather helmet, pull down your goggles and prepare to lift off into the wild blue yonder. -- CHOOSE FROM 4 FLIGHTS -- GLIDER - Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly like a bird? Today that dream can become your reality! --CHOOSE FROM 3 FLIGHTS -- SCENIC FLIGHTS - Great value for the entire family, starting at $34.50 per person. Pay for 3 and the 4th (child) flies FREE! -- CHOOSE FROM 4 FLIGHTS -- WHICHEVER FLIGHT YOU CHOOSE, YOU ARE SURE TO TRANSFORM AN ORDINARY DAY INTO AN EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME!! --WE CATER TO CRUISE SHIP VISITORS --
Promotes the study and understanding of the people and history of Mount Desert Island and of history's relevance today. We celebrate the lives of the people, their traditions and the events that have shaped and continue to shape island history.
Woodlawn is a 180-acre historic estate located a quarter mile from downtown Ellsworth, Maine. Once home to three generations of the Black family, it is now treasured for its historic house museum, its gardens, and its public park. Visitors can explore a superb historic house, stroll through beautiful gardens, play croquet, hike on pristine trails, and much more. Woodlawn is a must-see while visiting Acadia National Park and Downeast Maine. The historic house is open for tours, May 1 - October 31 and December 1-23. The public park and trails are open year round, free of charge, dawn to dusk. Dogs are welcome on the trails, on leash.
The mission of the Abbe Museum, Maine’s first and only Smithsonian Affiliate, is to inspire new learning about the Wabanaki Nations with every visit. The Abbe works closely with the Wabanaki people to share their stories, history, and culture with a broader audience. With a collection of over 50,000 archaeological, historic and contemporary objects, the Museum's collections conservation program is recognized nationally as a model for museums. The Abbe holds the largest and best-documented collection of Maine Native American basketry in any museum. Historic Abbe at Sieur de Monts Spring is open May-October. Admission charged at both locations.
We specialize in private vehicle tours of Acadia National Park, serving groups of 2 to 12 people. Our three-hour Acadia Adventure tour provides an ideal snapshot of the park, covering Ocean Drive, Thunder Hole, Jordan Pond, Cadillac Mountain, Northeast Harbor and Somes Sound. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the out-of-the-way places that large groups miss. We're flexible, and we're fun.
The only ferry departing from Downtown Bar Harbor! Enjoy spectacular views as you travel between Bar Harbor and Winter Harbor/Schoodic Pennisula. Upper and lower deck seating as well as an inside, heated cabin area. *5 trips daily thru Labor Day, then 4 trips daily thru Columbus Day.
Paddle to remote Western Side of Acadia with Professional Maine Guides. Highest Rated Kayak Outfitter in Acadia. Best wildlife sightings: harbor seals osprey porpoise eagles & more. Locally owned/operated with a perfect safety record since 1993.
Bar Harbor and Acadia's premier sightseer: 2 1/2 hours of the best sights, sounds & stories available with 3 - 15 minute stops in Acadia National Park. Tour includes Bar Harbor, Cadillac Mtn., Park Loop Rd., Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Otter Cliffs, etc. 50 yrs. of informing & entertaining satisfied customers. Reservations recom. Tours daily 10 & 2. MC/Visa accepted. Open May - Oct. Write to PO Box 603, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 for brochure.