Bar Harbor Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Bar Harbor; our list of the best things to see, including The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co., Thirsty Whale and Rupununi: An American Bar and Grill.
  • The best place in Bar Harbor: The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

    The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.

    , [11] Cruise Frenchman's Bay and get up close and personal with whales, dolphins, porpoises, sea birds and more.
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  • Thirsty Whale

    Thirsty Whale

    40 Cottage St
    Open year round.
  • Rupununi: An American Bar and Grill

    Rupununi: An American Bar and Grill

    119 Main St
    Crowded with young partiers during summer evenings. Friendly crowd and great bartenders.
  • Side Street Cafe

    Side Street Cafe

    49 rodick street
    Come See What all the Fuss is About! FREE WiFi COZY FIREPLACE HAPPY HOUR 4-6:30 DELICIOUS FOOD
  • Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

    Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

    325 Main Street & 7 Firefly Lane
    MDI Ice Cream makes gourmet ice cream in Fearless Flavors - surprising flavor combinations minus sensationalism (sorry, no lobster ice cream.) We make our product as naturally as possible and with the finest ingredients.
  • Morning Glory Bakery

    Morning Glory Bakery

    39 Rodick Street
    Wed-Fri 7-4 Sat & Sun 8-4 CLOSED Mon & Tues till spring
  • National Park Sea Kayak Tours

    39 Cottage St
    , Toll free: +1 800-347-0950, email:, [17]. Reservations are suggested for these ecological tours, which cruise the quieter western side of Mount Desert Island.
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  • Argosy Gallery

    110 Main St
    , Phone: +1 207 288-9226, [29].
  • Get Clocked

    119 Main St
    , Phone: +1 207 288-1149, [26].
  • Abbe Museum

    26 Mount Desert St
    Open to school groups and programs by appointment in the winter, shop and galleries open for the public May 25.
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  • Lulu Lobster Boat Ride

    55 West Street Bar Harbor
    The only lobster boat and seal watch tour in Bar Harbor hosted on a traditional Downeast-style lobster boat. After fourteen successful seasons delighting passengers in the Hancock area and Bar Harbor, Lulu sails out of downtown Bar Harbor. The Harborside Hotel & Marina is Lulu’s base of operations. Lulu takes you on a two hour tour offering the most exclusive, personal and unique cruise in Bar Harbor.
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  • Ardea EcoExpeditions Tours

    34 Hackmatack Rd
    Gouldsboro, ME 04607, +1 207.460.9731, email:, [18]. World class learning adventures and outdoor instruction led by Master Maine Guides who are trained naturalists with extensive experience as environmental educators. We use curriculum based instruction so participants connect more fully with the natural world and develop lifelong outdoor skills.
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  • Acadia Bike

    48 Cottage St
    , 800-526-8615, [27].
  • Dorr Mtn.

    1,270 ft.
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  • Bark Harbor

    200 Main St
    , Phone: +1 207 288-0404, [25].
  • Aquaterra Adventures

    1 West Street
    They offer several types of tours and instruction led by the best licensed Maine guides. They provide you with all of the equipment that you will need on the trip and have their own dock located right behind the shop so there is no need to shuttle anywhere or lug equipment.
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  • Cadillac's Patagonia

    39 Cottage St
    Open daily 11:30AM-5PM.
  • Bar Harbor Historical Society

    33 Ledgelawn Ave
    Open M-Sa 1-4PM, June-October, open by appointment in the winter. Closed Sundays and holidays. Free admission.
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  • Cadillac Mtn.

    North Ridge TrailSouth Ridge Trail
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  • Eden Rising

    39 Cottage St
    , Phone: +1 207 288-1124, [36].
  • Celtic Rainbow Gifts

    56 West Street
    Offers jewelry, clothing, music, and other gifts from Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales.
  • Acadia Park Kayak Tours

    Bar Harbor
    Offering sunrise, day, sunset, night, and private tours. They offer ecological tours of the coastal islands of Frenchman's bay the body of water off the shores of Bar Harbor. They limit their group sizes to the maximum of six people per group which is half or less than half the maximum group size set by any other outfitters on Mount Desert Island and most other outfitters in the state. They place a special emphasis on using eco-friendly business practices.
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  • Cadillac Mountain Sports

    26 Cottage St
    Open daily 10AM-5:30PM.
  • Diver Ed's Dive-In Theater

    Dive-In Theater is a family friendly 2-hour interactive marine life boat cruise
  • Cool as a Moose

    118 Main St
    , Phone: +1 207 288-3904, [34].
  • Schooner Margaret Todd

    Office located at 27 Main St
    , Tickets: Phone: +1 207 288-4585 or Phone: +1 207 288-2373 [14] Sail through Frenchman's Bay on this beautiful, 151-foot, four-masted schooner and see the sun set over the harbor. Follow the shore path to the right of the town pier to the dock directly in front of the Bar Harbor Inn. (You'll see the boat before you get that close). Sails at 10AM (morning sail), 2PM (afternoon sail), and 6:30PM (sunset sail). Tickets are Adult: $37.50, Seniors 65+: $35.00, Children 6-11: $27.50, Todders 2-5: $5.00, Infants under 2: free Tickets also available on-line.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Bar Harbor uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.