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Top 10 Things to Do in Bar Harbor, Maine

One of the celebrated summer tourist destinations!
Anuja Agarwal Aug 27, 2019

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Bar Harbor

Its rich history and culture can be known through museums, landmarks & significant structures. With four seasons of adventure, it offers a range of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, snowshoeing & skiing.

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1. Climb Acadia and St. Sauveur Mountains

This trail Loop is 3.5 mile long and features a waterfall . It is primarily used for hiking and is best used from May until October.

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2. Go Whale Watching at Sea

Whale watching at Maine is more of a connection with nature than a spectator sport and is best done from mid April to October.

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3. Eat in Great Restaurants

Feel satiated after a rich meal of fresh seafood-crabs, shrimps, scallops, oysters, brewed beer and handcrafted icecream!

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4. Be a Part of Excellent Plays, Music & Concerts

Live music shows, gigs at cafes, classical music or kickass concerts, there is a lot that Bar Harbor has in store for you.

5. Learn About Native Wabanaki People

Through arts culture and stories know about the native American population of this region- The Webanakis, at the Abbe Museum in downtown Bar Harbor.

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6. Stroll Along the Shore Path

Wake up early morning and walk along Shore Path. This lovely coastal trail is next to Agamond Park at the Town’s Ells Pier and was established in 1880.

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7. Mount Desert Island

This is the largest island of the coast of Maine and attracts many tourists because of its natural beauty.

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8. Frenchman Bay

Egg Rock Light is a historic lighthouse overlooking the Bay. Many small islands are spread throughout this Bay and it's fun to explore them by paddling your own Kayak.

9. Hulls Cove Visitor Center

The Hulls Cove Visitor Center is the source of all information with brochures and trail maps. Get in touch with the people at park about things you should know, do or not do. 

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10. Acadia Air Tours

See Frenchman Bay, Mount Desert Island & Acadia National Park like a bird with Acadia Air Tours!