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Bar Harbor, Maine

A wealthy summer playground during the Gilded Age, Mount Desert Island welcomes visitors to its rugged beauty and serene parkland. The village of Bar Harbor offers shops, galleries, restaurants and historic architecture.

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Bar Harbor, Maine

Port of Call in Canada/New England

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Explore beautiful Acadia National Park. See Cadillac Mountain and the natural rock formations of Thunder Hole. Journey over bridges to arrive at Jordan Pond House, where you can take in the beautiful scenery of Penobscot Mountain and the Bubble Mountains while enjoying popovers and tea.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • The Asticou Inn offers elegant dining while overlooking the Northeast Harbor.
  • Take a stroll through the Asticou Gardens.
  • Main Street offers quaint shops and boutiques.
  • Enjoy Somes Sound, the only fjord on the east coast.
  • The charming boutiques of Bar Harbor offer local crafts and other gifts.

Sporting Adventures

  • Take the road less traveled by exploring Acadia National Park's many trails on foot or on a mountain bike.
  • Discover miles of protected coastline and the many offshore islands on a sea-kayaking adventure.

Get a Taste of Local Flavor

Enjoy a true local favorite - a lobster bake with all the trimmings. Corn, potatoes and even blueberry pie often accompany this delicious, casual meal.

Local Currency

The official currency of the United States is the U.S. Dollar (USD).

Weather in Bar Harbor, Maine


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 30.1° -1.06°
Average Low 10.5° -11.94°
Mean Temperature 20° -6.67°
Record High 55° 12.78°
Record Low -33° -36.11°
Precipitation Inches Centimeters
Average Precip. 3.6 in 9.14 cm

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