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Bar Harbor Attractions

They say that good things come in small packages, and this intriguing city is no exception to the rule. From impressive tourist attractions to exciting activities, there are so many things to do in Bar Harbor.

If you're ready to hit the streets of Bar Harbor, sign up for a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have an experienced guide show you some of the most popular tourist attractions. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our 11 fun activities in Bar Harbor are also worth looking into.

Free Things to Do in Bar Harbor

There's no need to endlessly reach for your wallet in Bar Harbor. The following won't cost a red cent.

Bar Harbor Historical Society - Roam around and take in the captivating exhibits and collections at this respected museum.

West Street Historic District - Mingle with some local people and seek out the real character and vibrancy of this place.

Thunder Hole - Spend a while by the water to unwind and restore your energy.

Jesup Memorial Library - Speak to a few locals and learn why many tourists call in at this place.

St. Saviour's Church - Toss some spirituality into your vacation with a visit to this religious sanctuary.

Shore Path - Get ready for vistas that'll leave you in awe at this natural marvel.

Agamont Park - Recharge your body, mind and soul by spending a little time in nature.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Bar Harbor

Ellsworth

Ellsworth is a destination visitors seek out for is great bars, spectacular parks, and captivating waterfront views. You might also want to check out attractions like Ellsworth Public Library or L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet while you're exploring the neighborhood.

PortsPoolside BarsTheaters

Brooklin

While Brooklin isn't home to many top sights, Friend Memorial Public Library and Reach Beach at Gray's Cove are some notable places to visit nearby.

Universities

Trenton

The lively bars and waterfront views are top of the list for many visitors to Trenton. A stop by Acadia National Park or Wild Acadia Fun Park might round out your trip.

PortsSeafoodPoolside Bars

Blue Hill

You'll enjoy the mountain views and waterfalls in Blue Hill. You might want to make time for a stop at Acadia National Park or Blue Hill Bay Gallery.

CanoeingKayakingWaterfalls

Mount Desert

You'll enjoy the mountain views and bars in Mount Desert. You might want to make time for a stop at Acadia National Park or Maine Granite Industry Museum.

IslandsPortsHiking

Winter Harbor

You'll enjoy the waterfront and seafood restaurants in Winter Harbor. You might want to make time for a stop at Acadia National Park or Schoodic Peninsula.

PortsSeafoodMarinas

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Bar Harbor on a sunny day?

A Acadia National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour is the perfect way to explore the area and soak up the sun's rays.

Are there cheap things to do in Bar Harbor?

Join an Acadia National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour or an Acadia National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour and enjoy a taste of this destination without handing over a whole lot of cash.

What can you do in Bar Harbor for free?

You could store your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these fabulous attractions won't cost you a dime:

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