Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park
Explore Bar Harbor: Where Adventure Awaits
Discover the enchanting coastal town of Bar Harbor, a quintessential destination offering a plethora of activities and attractions for every traveler. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Acadia National Park, where scenic wonders await along the historic Carriage Roads, perfect for leisurely strolls or exhilarating bike rides. Embark on thrilling outdoor adventures such as kayaking along the rugged shoreline, sailing into the sunset, or casting a line for a memorable fishing excursion. Indulge in a day of retail therapy with charming boutiques and galleries dotting the bustling streets of downtown Bar Harbor. Savor the flavors of Maine cuisine at local eateries, from fresh seafood to artisanal delicacies, or treat yourself to a highbrow dining experience amidst breathtaking coastal vistas. Whether you're sightseeing, golfing, or simply soaking in the coastal ambiance, Bar Harbor promises an unforgettable getaway for all. Explore our photo gallery and start planning your next adventure today!
Bar Harbor, a fabled oceanfront town on Coastal Maine, is the host community to the 40,000-acre National Park on Mount Desert Island.
Bar Harbor, along with Newport, RI, was the most socially significant resort in the nation during the Gilded Age following the Civil War and leading up to World War I, as the surviving Victorian mansions and other shingle-style architectural masterpieces still attest.
But Bar Harbor and all of Mt. Desert Island were first a gift of natural wonder manifested in the majestically beautiful Cadilac range- mountains descending, sometimes virtually straight down, to the oceanfront town's charmed pieces of interest:
-- venerable, and marvelously preserved 19th century oceanfront homes.
-- superlative hotels like:
Acadia National Park
After more than 100 years, Acadia shows itself to be the best combined handiwok of: a Divine provider; the greatest of the American philanthropists, the Rockefellers; and Harvard visionaries.