Local Area Attractions
Acadia National Park
Park Loop Road - Enjoy spectacular coastal views. Park Loop Road winds past some of Acadia's most popular sights. Carriage Roads are for walking, jogging, cycling and horse drawn carriage rides. Hiking/Walking trails are abundant, 120 miles of trails to enjoy! Hike, bike or drive Cadillac Mountain. The fresh water lakes are heaven for canoeing, kayaking and for the swimming enthusiasts. Park wildlife can be seen from land, air and sea. Seal, deer, beaver, squirrel, puffin, osprey, fox, coyote and otter roam free in the park as well as song birds, ducks, shorebirds and birds of prey. Try the Photographer's Paradise - Photo walks daily in July and August led by a Kodak representative. Spectacular sunsets are a regular occurrence.
March 29, 2013: Operational Change Due to Sequestration - THE PARK LOOP ROAD: The entire Park Loop Road will open on May 17. The 2 mile regular winter driving route, including Thunder Hole and Sand Beach, is open now, via Schooner Head Rd. in Bar Harbor.
Atlantic Brewing Company (800) 475-5417 Take a free tour of Bar Harbor's premier microbrewery and sample the beer, which is available for purchase as well. http://www.atlanticbrewing.com/
Bar Harbor Cellars at Sweet Pea's Farm 207-288-3907 Wine enthusiasts will want to stop at Bar Harbor Cellars for a tasting and tour. http://www.barharborcellars.com/
Bar Harbor Brewing Company 207-288-4592 Bar Harbor's first microbrewery, just five minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. http://www.barharborbrewing.com/
Mount Desert Oceanarium
Mount Desert Oceanarium Explore Maines Ocean at the Mount Desert Oceanarium. At this Lobster Hatchery and Oceanarium, you will learn all about lobsters. View the Discovery pool touch tank for your chance to emabark on your own lobster encounter! Stop by the Lobster Museum and stroll the Marsh Walk to gain a deeper appreciation of Maine's ecosystem.
Kebo Valley Golf Club
Step onto the green of the eighth oldest golf course in the country. Consistently ranked as a top course in New England, Kebo Valley Club borders Acadia National Park, so it is not uncommon to sight soaring eagles or other wildlife. Enjoy a day of golf on this par 70, 18-hole course.
Bar Harbor Music Festival
Variety is the key to the Bar Harbor Music Festival, and on more than just the musical front. Concert goers can take in everything from string orchestra concerts and nights of jazz or brass to New Composers concerts and even Opera! Is held on the Bar Harbor village Green June 30 - July 28 in 2013 times due vary
Bar Harbors Music festival is acclaimed as one of the nations proving grounds of young artists.