What to do in Bar Harbor, ME

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Bar Harbor Attractions

Smaller cities have an appeal about them you won't find in their larger counterparts. Look up all the fun things to see and do in Bar Harbor before you head off so you can squeeze the most out of your vacation. You'll soon learn that bigger doesn't always mean better!

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What to do in Bar Harbor

Free Things to Do in Bar Harbor

There's no need to constantly reach for your wallet in Bar Harbor. The following won't even cost a dollar.

Bar Harbor Historical Society - Bring the whole family and set off on a journey of discovery through history with one another.

West Street Historic District - This is a buzzing place where you can absorb the ambiance and feel the rhythm of the local way of life.

Thunder Hole - Simply being near the water is certain to leave you feeling calm and rejuvenated.

Jesup Memorial Library - Leave time to explore this site of local significance.

St. Saviour's Church - Spend a moment in prayer or meditation at this peaceful spiritual site.

Shore Path - Slip away from the concrete jungle and reconnect with Mother Nature at this glorious landscape.

Agamont Park - Develop your green thumb and explore the many and varied plants on display.

Things to Do in Bar Harbor with Kids

Bar Harbor boasts loads of nearby fun things to do for you and the kids. Our family friendly experiences will keep the gang happy for days.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Bar Harbor on a sunny day?
You’ll find lots of tours and experiences that’ll tempt you out of your hotel room and into the sun:

Are there cheap things to do in Bar Harbor?
What can you do in Bar Harbor for free?
You’ll barely have time to pull your wallet out of your backpack with so many terrific free things to do:

  • Village Green
  • Cadillac Mountain
  • Agamont Park
  • Acadia National Park’s Visitors Center

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