Bar Harbor Area Information

Bar Harbor Area Information2019-04-09T08:26:46-05:00

Activities Abound for the Entire Family

Acadia National Park


Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is Maine’s natural playground. Hike, bike, horseback ride, swim, paddle, or picnic — there is something for everyone at Acadia National Park.

Hulls Cove Visitor Center
Off Route 3 in Bar Harbor

Downeast Windjammer

Relaxing schooner tours around Frenchman Bay and the islands.
207-288-4585 |

Acadian Nature Cruises

Sight Seeing and Nature Cruises (Top rated by TripAdvisor)
855-732-3294 |

Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours

Custom boat tours with highly personalized service. Maximum of 6 guests per tour.
207-288-3355 |

Lulu Lobster Boat Ride

Lobster boat tours on a traditional Downeast style lobster boat.
207-963-2341 |

Diver Ed’s Dive-In Theater

Scenic boat ride out into Frenchman Bay with Diver Ed showing guests the ocean floor with underwater video.
207-288-3483 |

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

Boat tour company offering Whale Watch Tours, Sunset Whale Watch, Historical Light House, and Nature Cruises.
207-288-2386 |

Aquaterra Adventures

Sea kayaking adventures offered in and around Frenchman Bay.
207-288-0007 |

Coastal Kayaking

Sea kayaking tours offered in the ocean waters on both sides of Mount Desert Island.
207-288-9605 |

National Park Canoe/Kayak Rentals

Canoe and Kayak rentals located next to Long Pond.
207-244-5854 |

Bar Harbor Bicycle Shop

Bicycle shop offering sales and rentals from children’s tricycles to high-performance off-road and racing bike.
207-288-3886 |

Acadia Outfitters

Rental and tour company offering scooter, kayak and bicycle rentals and area tour services.
207-288-8118 |

Acadia Bike

Bicycle rental company.
800-526-8615 |

Acadia National Park Tours

Sightseeing tour of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.
207-288-0300  |

Downeast Nature Tours

Personalize birding and nature tours in Acadia National Park.
207-288-8128 |

Oli’s Trolly

Fully narrated trolley tours of Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island.
207-288-9899 |

Abbe Museum

Inspiring learning about the Wabanaki Nations through exhibits, activities, and programs for all ages.
(207) 288-3519 |

Mount Desert Oceanarium & Lobster Hatchery

The Oceanarium provides both education and entertainment, including The Maine Lobster Hatchery and The Discovery Pool Touch Tank.
(207) 288-5005 |

Bar Harbor Historical Society

Learn about the history of Bar Harbor inside a museum building listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
(207) 288-0000 |

Sieur de Monts Spring & Nature Center

Step back in time to early 20th century presentations of Native American archaeology in Maine.

Bar Harbor Music Festival

Annual music festival featuring everything from string orchestra concerts and nights of jazz or brass to New Composers concerts and even Opera. Dates for 2016 festival are July 3, 2016 – July 31, 2016.
207-288-5744 |

Mount Desert Festival of Chamber Music

Summer concert series held at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor, Maine. July 19th- August 16th, 2016.
207-276-3988 |

Criterion Theatre

The newly renovated and restored 1932 theatre is a nonprofit cinema offering first-run Hollywood films, a variety of live shows, music, dance, and children’s programming.
207-288-3441 |

Acadia Repertory Theatre

Live professional theatre located in Somesville on Mount Desert Island staging the works of playwrights ranging from Sophocles to Shakespeare to Shaw to Neil Simon.
207-244-7260 |

Improv Acadia

Spontaneous comedy show put on by our professional improvisers, inspired by audience suggestions.
207-288-2503 |