- Our list of the best things to do in Bar Harbor, Maine, features the top 85 nearby activities — including 64 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bar Harbor, ME has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Water Activities, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 35 things to do within the city of Bar Harbor, ME , followed by 50 popular activities in nearby cities, including Ellsworth, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert, Trenton, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Bass Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Cherryfield and Stonington
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Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School 228 Main St., Bar Harbor, ME MoreLess Info
Experienced guides lead climbers through novice, intermediate, or advanced rock routes in Acadia National Park
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228 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME MoreLess Info
Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School offers personalized climbing instruction from trained and certified instructors and guides. They provide all climbing equipment for customers, and guide year-round, even in snow and ice.
98% 845 votes
105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
Diver's Ed Dive-In Theater offers a two-hour boat trip around Frenchman Bay in Acadia National Park. As the boat travels along, divers dive into the water and bring real-time scenes and sounds of the ocean floor via television to those onboard, and ocean life is brought on board the boat.
99% 1224 votes
55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
Starting from the pier at The Harborside Hotel & Marina, the Lulu Lobster Boat offers visitors a two-hour tour of Bar Harbor on a downeast-style lobster boat. Captain John Nicolai narrates the tour with many folklore stories, along with some history.
96% 689 votes
39 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
National Park Sea Harbor Tours offers 5 1/2 to 6 mile trips around the western shore of Acadia sometimes including Western Bay, Blue Hill Bay, and Somes Sound. Participants in the half-day trip see marine birds, harbor seals, gray seals, and harbor porpoises.
98% 281 votes
Bar Harbor, ME MoreLess Info
Frenchman Bay is a picturesque harbor area within view of a number of hotels and patio bars. There are ranger-led tours of the area that allow visitors to see islands and wildlife.
97% 668 votes
15 Cottage St., 2nd Floor, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
At least six nights a week, Improv Acadia offers two comedy shows, often based on audience suggestions. Occasionally, the company shows a film and the cast creates new sound effects to go with the movie based on audience suggestions.
96% 4179 votes
Clark Point Road, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
Mount Desert Island is home to Acadia National Park, and Bar Harbor. On the island, people can hike nature trails, bike, go on scenic drives, and swim, while offshore visitors can sail and kayak.
96% 601 votes
Bar Harbor, ME MoreLess Info
Located within the Acadia National Park, the Ocean Trail offers many panoramic views and travels past several geographicla monuments in the area. Guests can enjoy Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Monument Cave, and Otter Cliffs.
94% 1069 votes
119 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
People and their dogs can go on cruises around Frenchman Bay to see Egg Rock lighthouse, eagles, porpoises, seals, and migratory birds. These cruises are offered by Acadian Nature Cruises.
97% 755 votes
368 State Hwy 3, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 MoreLess Info
Pirate's Cove offers three different miniature golf courses. The three courses each feature nine holes with waterfalls, and pirate themed landscapes and decor meant to challenge the entire family, or families can play all three courses for a longer experience.