Bar Harbor is the gateway to the crowned jewel of the Northwest, Acadia National Park. A popular destination for America’s wealthy elite in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the town welcomes many of the more than three million visitors to Acadia with its charming downtown, lodging, dining, and activity businesses.
Things To Do
Shopping, Dining, and More!
Bar Harbor offers some of the most unique dining and shopping in all of the Northeast; and nestled between the ocean and the mountains — what’s not to enjoy?
Summer is the most popular time to visit the Bar Harbor and Acadia region. Each year more than 3 million people visit the area to take in the sights, food, shopping, and outdoor activities that have Maine such a beloved destination for decades.
Winter is a beautiful and peaceful time on Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park, with new opportunities to explore the region in ways most don’t get to see. Pack your snowshoes or cross-country skis and hit the trails for a true taste of Winter on the coast of Maine.