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Bar Harbor United States of America, Maine

Top reasons to visit:

  • Hiking (258)
  • Shopping (178)
  • Nature (128)
  • Food (123)
  • Relaxation (117)
  • Scenery (107)
  • Sightseeing (85)
  • Whale Watching (75)
  • Seafood (73)
  • Cycling (57)

Bar Harbor was highly rated for hiking by 218 guests from the United States!

What's your best piece of advice for a first-time hiker in Bar Harbor?

Karry
Karry, United States of America

16 days ago Report

grab a good map and hiking booklet at info center. We are not hikers but spent hours every day exploring new trails. Not bad for a couple of old folks!

What makes fine dining in Bar Harbor stand out?

Anonymous, Unknown location

7 days ago Report

Several types of restaurants and price ranges to choose from.

What seafood experience in Bar Harbor is still on your mind?

Claudia
Claudia, United States of America

14 days ago Report

Although everyone has a different idea of the perfect lobster shack, Biel's had a great combination of friendly staff, tasty lobster rolls and great views. It made for a nice overall experience.

Why do you recommend Bar Harbor for food?

Lois
Lois, United States of America

23 days ago Report

seafood and different varieties of dishes

How did you find the best spot for stargazing in Bar Harbor?

James
James, United States of America

6 days ago Report

Logan at Atlantic Oceanside was the expert and his enthusiasm was infectious. It was an experience of a lifetime.

What effect did the scenery in Bar Harbor have on you?

David
David, United States of America

12 days ago Report

Sitting on the balcony and looking out at the ocean and the Queen Mary 2 sitting out in front of the hotel was very relaxing.

How can you enjoy the sights in Bar Harbor while avoiding the crowds?

Christina
Christina, United States of America

22 days ago Report

Go early morning or late evening (after 9) during Fall tour boats & busses season!

Describe the nature in Bar Harbor.

Anonymous, Unknown location

7 days ago Report

Excellent harbor sailing, boat tour opportunities. Acacia national park, scenic coasts.

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Bar Harbor.

Philip
Philip, United States of America

14 days ago Report

We enjoyed eating seafood at the outside restaurants, watching the boats. Listening to the local band play in the village green in the evening.
  • Family Friendly 11 endorsements

How does Bar Harbor go the extra mile to make your family feel at home?

Marlene
Marlene, United States of America

1 day ago Report

answered any questions we had, mailed our post cards, good breakfast
  • Restaurants 46 endorsements

Where should people go if they don't want to eat in a tourist trap?

Matthew
Matthew, United States of America

6 days ago Report

Dog and Pony
  • Shopping 178 endorsements

Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Bar Harbor.

Lois
Lois, United States of America

23 days ago Report

small shops, most are geared towards vacationers
  • Friendly People 20 endorsements

What makes the people from Bar Harbor so friendly? Tell us your story.

Michele
Michele, United States of America

7 hours ago Report

Lots of Roadside Heroes, not just in Ba HaBa! Keep your ears and eyes open, and your mouth shut--- you'll be fascinated by all the individual stories. Just like with kids and dogs, let them come to you.
  • Beach Walks 3 endorsements

How could the beaches in Bar Harbor be made better for walking?

Jayne
Jayne, United States of America

4 days ago Report

easier parking and signs
  • Sunsets 8 endorsements

What's the best way to watch a sunset in Bar Harbor?

Sharyn
Sharyn, United States of America

26 days ago Report

Go to Cadillac Mt. in Acadia National Park.
  • Wildlife 8 endorsements

Describe the most fascinating wildlife you saw on your trip.

Donna
Donna, United States of America

8 days ago Report

Early morning, before sunrise, had a trip down the Loop Road and saw a raccoon running down the center of the road ahead, turned to look at me and my lights were reflected in his eyes, he wasn't too put out, just found his way over to the edge of the road and into the woods.
  • Kayaking 38 endorsements

Why do people recommend kayaking in Bar Harbor?

Anonymous, Unknown location

10 days ago Report

Great views

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