• Open Year Round

  • The weather outside may be frightful, but winter in Bar Harbor is delightful. Once you arrive, you will have plenty to do. You can take a winter hike, go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on a carriage road atBar Harbor Village Green in Winter Acadia National Park, lace up your ice skates at Jordan Pond, or try ice fishing on Echo Lake. There’s fun indoors too—downtown shopping, a friendly game of darts at a local tavern, chowder for lunch, or soaking in the history and culture of a local museum. Later on, claim a spot next to the fireplace at one of our cozy bed and breakfasts and enjoy a hot cup of cocoa. Bar Harbor can be a wonderful place for a relaxing winter getaway.

    Start planning your winter visit to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park! Click below to see a list of businesses that are open during the winter months. Keep in mind that some may take a break here and there so it's a good idea to call ahead to make sure they'll be open when you are here.

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  • For some insider tips on what to do during your winter trip to Bar Harbor, check out our blog post that answers the oft-asked question "So what's there to do here in the winter?"

  • Winter Bike Ride in Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Maine