Bar Harbor

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Bar Harbor

Historic architecture, lush green mountains, and crisp blue water make this seaside village a year-round escape.

A charming village on Mount Desert Island along the northern coast of Maine.
Vacation Type
Waterfront Resorts, Romance, Active, Family, Adventure, Family Vacation, Winter Escapes
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor Airport


A Primer on The Porcupines Islands of Bar Harbor’s Frenchman Bay

When you stay at Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina, particularly in one of the four two-bedroom Boathouse Suites, set directly on the water in the heart of Bar Harbor’s active marina, you may notice some unusual neighbors.

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A Photographer’s Guide to Seeing the Best of Bar Harbor

Maine native and photography-guru Greg Hartford offers up some of his favorite places to wile away a day in this classic seaside Maine town and the neighboring Acadia National Park.

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The Nature Lovers’ Getaway Guide to Bar Harbor

If you and your inner circle of friends are looking to escape the cacophony of city life for a collective retreat beside Mother Nature, there’s no better place than Bar Harbor.

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Bar Harbor Whale Watch

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company. Hop on a boat cruise to see whales, seals, dolphins, seabirds, porpoises, and some of Maine’s most spectacular lighthouses.


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