Biking Bar Harbor & Acadia

Your Guide to Biking Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor In our humble opinion, biking offers one of the best ways to enjoy the pink granite mountains, tall spruces, stunning ocean views, and quaint shops of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Named the second-best national park for cyclists, Acadia has long been a destination […]

Off Season Splendor

The Best Time to Go to Acadia National Park Picture this: Acadia’s iconic Park Loop Road padded with a few inches of bright snow and patterned with cross country ski tracks and snowshoe prints. Freshly formed icicles glisten on the pink granite cliffs. A white-tailed deer steps carefully through the quiet forest among pine boughs […]

Sunrise Seekers: Bar Harbor Motel to Cadillac Summit

photo of the view from Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Maine

Pillow to Peak: Bar Harbor Motel to Cadillac Mountain Sunrise Hike If you’re planning a trip to Acadia, you’ve probably considered catching a sunrise at Cadillac Mountain, and for good reason! Not only is Cadillac the highest peak in the park, it’s also the highest point on the eastern seaboard and provides visitors with magnificent, […]

Getting a Taste of Acadia’s Waters on Your Trip to Bar Harbor

First-Person Perspective of an Orange Kayak on the Ocean

Located more than 150 miles up the state’s jagged coast, Maine’s largest island juts into the cold waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. Only one road connects Mount Desert Island to the mainland, leaving every edge surrounded with views of Frenchman Bay and the Mount Desert Narrows.Life in and around Mount Desert Island has been […]

Mount Desert Island Scavenger Hunt: Exploring Acadia & Bar Harbor with Kids

Mount Desert Island may be small, but between the charming town of Bar Harbor and the beautiful landscape of Acadia National Park, it can be tough deciding where to go and what to see, especially if you’ve got youngsters in tow. How do you hit all the best spots around the island, ensure there’s plenty […]

Nature Cruise

Photo of the Acadian Nature Cruises boat

$23 per person (Retail value = $30 per person)* Join the crew of the Acadian Nature Cruise for a two hour, fully narrated cruise of Frenchman Bay & enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine, Acadia National Park, the islands of Frenchman Bay, and the shoreline of Bar Harbor. Nature cruises leave daily from the Atlantic Oceanside […]

Acadia National Park Bus Tour

Photo of bus for Acadia National Park Tours

$25 per person (Retail value = $30 per person)* The Acadia National Park Tour offers 2 ½ – 3 hours of Acadia’s best sights and historical information about the area on an air-conditioned bus. Stops include the top of Cadillac Mountain, Thunder Hole, and the Wild Gardens of Acadia. The Acadia National Park Touroffers 2 tours per day […]

Harbor Cruise

phot of the Margaret Todd Four-Masted schooner in Bar Harbor Maine

$30 per person (Retail value = $42 per person)* Join Downeast Windjammers for a sail among the islands of Frenchman Bay aboard one of their historic schooner sailing vessels. The harbor cruise is approximately 2 hours long, and meanders around the Porcupine Islands, providing beautiful scenery and incomparable views of Mount Desert Island from the water. This […]

Traditional Downeast Lobster Bake on the Terrace Grille

$49 per person including tax & gratuity Enjoy a traditional Downeast Maine Lobster Bake outdoors on the Terrace Grille at the Bar Harbor Inn overlooking beautiful Frenchman Bay. The Lobster Bake fixed menu is as follows: a 1 ¼ lb whole Maine lobster*, steamers, homemade New England clam chowder, fresh corn on the cob, steamed baby red potatoes, fresh […]

Breakfast in the Reading Room Restaurant

$22 per person including tax and gratuity Enjoy breakfast in the Bar Harbor Inn’s historic Reading Room Restaurant overlooking beautiful Frenchman Bay. Each person may choose the following off the menu: 1 entree and 1 non-alcoholic beverage. Additional sides or entrees not included.