Bar Harbor

Located on Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor is your gateway into Acadia National Park. Sitting on the edge of this geologically unique granite intrusion, this colonial town offers both a historic introduction into the park and a practical start to outfitting for Maine's premier coastal adventure.

Top Adventures in Bar Harbor

Walk the Bar Harbor Shore Path

1.21 mi / 30 ft gain

Acadia Carriage Road from Bar Harbor to Jordan Pond

25.72 mi / 2123 ft gain

Hike the Bar Island Trail in Acadia NP

1.9 mi / 160 ft gain

Compass Harbor Trail

0.74 mi / 115 ft gain

Kebo Mountain and Dorr North Ridge Trails

3.35 mi / 1237 ft gain

Stratheden Trail

1.98 mi / 89 ft gain
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Bar Harbor camping, hotels, and more

Lamoine, Maine

Waterfront Cottage with Deck & Multiple Fireplaces

From $494/night

Sorrento, Maine

Harbor Haven w/ Bay Views, Walk to Town Dock

From $217/night

Sorrento, Maine

Coastal New England Gem | 5-Minute Walk to Harbor

From $77/night

Sorrento, Maine

Coastal Gem w/ Decks - Walk to Sorrento Harbor

From $86/night

Sorrento, Maine

Coastal Gem | 2-Unit House | Walk to Harbor

From $151/night

Bar Harbor, Maine

Restored Home w/ Modern Upgrades – Near Acadia

From $264/night

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