Bar Harbor is a coastal town in Maine, located on Mount Desert Island. It's situated on the edge of Acadia National Park, which is a natural wonderland with seven peaks, numerous hiking trails, carriage roads and wildlife. Bar Harbor has three quaint villages to consider for lodging and sightseeing.

Top vacation rentals in Bar Harbor

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4.9
Outstanding(201 Reviews)
Condo
 in Bar Harbor
Downtown, walk to shops, eats, shuttle bus, library, Historic Shore Path
5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This Condo for $255 in Bar Harbor, is perfect for your next (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Rocko"s Cottage
5.0
Outstanding(147 Reviews)
House
 in Bar Harbor
Rocko's Cottage Nestled in the Heart of Downtown Bar Harbor
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Discover the beauty of Bar Harbor with a stay at Rocko's Cottage Nestled in the Heart of Downtown Bar Harbor, a top rated House with amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, and more.

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4.3
Excellent(1,438 Reviews)
Hotel
 in Bar Harbor
Atlantic Eyrie Lodge
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

The best choice in Bar Harbor for Hotel, for $147 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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4.3
Excellent(499 Reviews)
Hotel
 in Bar Harbor
4star
Bluenose Inn - Bar Harbor Hotel
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, and rental in Bar Harbor at Bluenose Inn - Bar Harbor Hotel for $150 for your next trip.

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Vacation rentals with internet & wifi in Bar Harbor

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5.0
Outstanding(154 Reviews)
Cottage
 in Southwest Harbor
Comfortable Cottage Overlooking Blueberry Field on Mt Desert Island
8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet / Wifi · Parking

The best choice in Bar Harbor for Cottage, for $335 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Halftide Lodge
4.9
Outstanding(128 Reviews)
Cabin
 in Bar Harbor
MAY DISCOUNT- Rate just reduced 20 dollars per night
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Are you ready to indulge in a relaxing getaway? Our Cabin in Bar Harbor has everything you need for a rejuvenating stay. Treat yourself to MAY DISCOUNT- Rate just reduced 20 dollars per night's exceptional amenities, such as Air conditioner, Fireplace and Internet / Wifi.

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5.0
Outstanding(150 Reviews)
House
 in Bar Harbor
Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park
6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Enjoy the best of Bar Harbor in our House, Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park. A stunning property with amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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5.0
Outstanding(135 Reviews)
House
 in Bar Harbor
Beautiful, Comfortable Home with Exceptional In-Town Location
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 1 bath
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Internet / Wifi · Parking

Soak up the beauty of Bar Harbor in our House, Beautiful, Comfortable Home with Exceptional In-Town Location. With a range of amenities such as Dishwasher, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, you'll feel right at home.

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Bar Harbor travel guide

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Frequently asked questions

What is the price range for rentals in Bar Harbor?

Vacation rentals in Bar Harbor have a price range between $60-$2,286. The average price for rentals in Bar Harbor is $295 per night.

What do I need to know before visiting Bar Harbor, ME?

Before visiting Bar Harbor, ME, it's important to know a few things.

  • Bar Harbor is a popular destination for tourists and summer vacationers.
  • It's located on Mount Desert Island, and many of the activities in the area involve exploring the surrounding nature.
  • The town has a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, shops, and outdoor activities.

It's also important to note that the town can be very crowded during the peak tourism season, so it's best to book accommodations early.

What are the top things to do in Bar Harbor, ME?

Bar Harbor, Maine is a popular destination for travelers looking to explore the outdoors. Here are the top four things to do in Bar Harbor:

  • Visit Acadia National Park
  • Explore the downtown area
  • Go kayaking or sailing
  • Take a scenic boat tour

From hiking in Acadia National Park to sailing in Frenchman Bay, there is something for everyone in Bar Harbor. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or an adventure-filled vacation, Bar Harbor is the perfect destination.

Where is Bar Harbor, ME?

Bar Harbor, ME is located on Mount Desert Island in the state of Maine. It is a popular tourist destination, known for its spectacular scenery, historic sites, and outdoor activities. The town is situated on the east side of the island, overlooking Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Bar Harbor, ME?

Popular shopping destinations in Bar Harbor, ME include:

  • Bar Harbor Shopping Center
  • Bar Harbor Village Green
  • Main Street Shopping District

These locations offer a variety of shopping experiences, from unique local boutiques to larger chain stores, as well as restaurants and other attractions.

Is Bar Harbor, ME safe to travel to?

Bar Harbor, ME is a safe travel destination. Here are a few reasons why:

  • The town is very small and the people are friendly.
  • The crime rate is low and the police are always on patrol.
  • The town is well-lit and there are plenty of places to explore.

What is the culture like in Bar Harbor, ME?

Bar Harbor, Maine is a picturesque, coastal town that attracts visitors from all over. It is a bustling tourist destination and a charming, tight-knit community. The culture of Bar Harbor is a mix of traditional New England values, with a modern twist.

  • Friendly and welcoming locals
  • Rich history and culture
  • Unique blend of traditional and modern
  • Outdoor activities abound
  • Charming atmosphere

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Bar Harbor, ME?

Bar Harbor, ME offers a variety of affordable accommodation options. Here are 4 great options:

  • Aquaterra Inn – Located close to downtown Bar Harbor, this hotel offers comfortable rooms, a fitness center, and a complimentary breakfast.
  • Edenbrook Motel – This motel is located near Acadia National Park and offers a heated outdoor pool, a picnic area, and a playground.
  • Jordan Pond House – Located in Acadia National Park, this hotel offers stunning views of Jordan Pond, and a variety of dining options.
  • The Bar Harbor Inn – This historic inn located in downtown Bar Harbor offers stunning views of the harbor, and a variety of amenities.

How can I get around in Bar Harbor, ME?

You can get around Bar Harbor, ME in a few ways:

  • By foot - take in the sights and sounds of the town as you explore
  • By car - rent a car to explore the greater Acadia National Park area and nearby towns
  • By bike - bike rentals are widely available and bike paths line the coast

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Bar Harbor, ME?

Bar Harbor, Maine is a popular tourist destination for those looking to explore the beauty of the East Coast. There are many must-visit attractions in the area, such as:

  • Acadia National Park
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company
  • Abbe Museum
  • Thunder Hole

Visitors can explore the natural beauty of the area, learn about the local culture, and experience some of the best whale watching in the world. Bar Harbor is a great destination for those looking for a unique and memorable vacation.

About Bar Harbor

Sea kayak or take a whale-watching excursion from the bustling harbor where cruise ships, fishing boats and yachts coast in and out. The town has scenic backdrops everywhere, amazing restaurants with fresh Maine lobster and pubs to grab a drink.
  • Hulls Cove: This village cove is a gateway to Acadia National Park. There's a view of the ocean and cool waterfront lodging and dining.
  • Salisbury Cove: On the northern shore, this village is quiet, with a slower, relaxed pace. Magnificent views of boats crossing Eastern Bay are a draw for visitors and locals.
  • Town Hill: Small businesses and locally owned shops can be found in this quaint village. Nearby Stone Barn Farm is a popular tourist attraction. The historic building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Bar Harbor?

  • Internet / Wifi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Parking

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