Bar Harbor is a splendid town located on Maine’s Mount Desert Island adjacent to Acadia
National Park. The mesmerizing beauty of the region has fascinated travelers since early 19th
century. This fascinating town is one of the favorite tourist destinations on the East Coast,
offering a historical charisma, a wonderful coastline and a series of activities.
From dynamic activities like kayaking, biking and hiking to tranquil past- times such as taking
pictures, walking through the quaint towns and lush gardens, and taking in the regional culture
and settings, there’s abundant to do in the Bar Harbor region. Tourists and travelers can kick
back and take in all the phenomenon of the island, or get driven up and go on thriving
Popular Tourist Attractions
– An ideal place for a peaceful walk in the late afternoon. Ocean Trail is an
unparalleled scenic trace that starts at the far end of the upper parking lot at the scintillating
Sand Beach and then curves towards south track along the rocky coast to Thunder Hole, then
continues further until it reaches at the Otter Cliff, for around 2 miles. Throughout the
picturesque trail, you’ll find amazing places to stop and get lost in the beauty of the fanciful
sights. Don’t miss the opportunity to grab a coffee from a local store and enjoy this scenic trail
for lovely and peaceful late afternoon walk.
Acadian Nature Cruises
- Enjoy this two-hour nature excursion, completely narrated cruise of
Frenchman Bay and adore the picturesque backdrop of Coastal Maine, the islands of Frenchman
Bay, Bar Harbor, and Acadia National Park. The guide will share interesting stories about Mother
Nature and local history and if you’re fortunate enough you also can see bald eagles, porpoise,
and several seals. This cruise is an incredible way to view the region from the water and explore
a range flora and fauna.
– Lovingly called as the Bar Harbor Village Green or ‘Village Green’ is a peaceful
park. It is an amazing little place to take a small break and enjoy a cup of hot stimulating coffee
along the nature wonder. One can visit here for leisure, hear live music performance or enrich
their lives by appreciating the visual arts and crafts presented here throughout the season.
Other Popular Attractions
Mount Desert Island
Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company