OVERVIEW OF BAR HARBOR
Nestled on the east side of Mt. Desert Island and surrounded by Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor features some of the most spectacular scenery on the Eastern Seaboard. The rock-bound coast, soaring granite cliffs, majestic mountains and blue waters have attracted the Rockefellers, Astors, and Vanderbilts for over 200 years, and continue to enchant visitors today.
The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss
Explore beautiful Acadia National Park. See Cadillac Mountain and the natural rock formations of Thunder Hole. Journey over bridges to arrive at Jordan Pond House, where you can take in the beautiful scenery of Penobscot Mountain and the Bubble Mountains while enjoying popovers and tea.
Other Fun Things to Do
The Asticou Inn offers elegant dining while overlooking the Northeast Harbor.
Take a stroll through the Asticou Gardens.
Main Street offers quaint shops and boutiques.
Enjoy Somes Sound, the only fjord on the east coast.
The charming boutiques of Bar Harbor offer local crafts and other gifts.
Take the road less traveled by exploring Acadia National Park's many trails on foot or on a mountain bike.
Discover miles of protected coastline and the many offshore islands on a sea-kayaking adventure.
Taste of Local Flavor
Enjoy a true local favorite - a lobster bake with all the trimmings. Corn, potatoes and even blueberry pie often accompany this delicious, casual meal.
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