Attractions for All Seasons

Bar Harbor Inn & Spa

288-3351 1 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor
Rejuvenate or relax at the edge of the salt-rich seas. World class service, state-of-the-art facilities and a variety of spa treatment that will nurture your body and lift your spirits. (seasonal)

Atlantic Brewing Co.

288-2337 15 Knox Rd, Bar Harbor 52 Cottage Street
See how Bar Harbor’s #1 local beers, wines and sodas are produced. Free tastings from 10 am to 5 pm everyday. Free tours at 2, 3 and 4 pm. All hours are “in season”. On site gift shop and tasting room plus the Mainly Meat BBQ. (seasonal except for the Winter Beer Festival! Look for it in January!)

Bar Harbor Ghost Tours

Join a costumed guide for Bar Harbor’s original ghost tour as you explore haunted places and hear Wabanaki Indian spirit tales! Reservations required. (seasonal)

Acadia National Park Tours

288-0300 1 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor
Take a narrated tour of Acadia National Park. The bus departs Newport Drive daily at 10 am and 2 pm rain or shine for a 2½ hour tour. Tickets can be purchased at Testa’s Restaurant, 53 Main St. in Bar Harbor. (seasonal)

Sieur De Monts Spring

288-3338 Nature Center & Wild Gardens
Park Loop Rd. in Acadia National Park Learn about conservation and climate change with Park Rangers. See native plants in the Wild Gardens of Acadia. (seasonal)

Wildwood Stables

276-3622 Park Loop Rd.
Tours offered through Acadia National Park that follow the famous and scenic carriage roads that were originally constructed by John D. Rockefeller between 1913 and 1940. (seasonal)

Wild Iris Farms (summer)

288-5234 Downtown Carriage Tours 55 West St., Bar Harbor
Tour downtown Bar Harbor in a carriage drawn by 2 beautiful Shires and learn its history. (seasonal) WILD IRIS FARMS (winter) 288-5234 2 Lakewood Farm Rd, Bar Harbor Celebrate winter by taking a Holiday or Winter carriage ride with Wild Iris Farm Shire Horses. Snuggle under wool blankets and sip hot cocoa while listening to the hoof beats and the sound of sleigh bells. Rides are 45 minutes long and leave from the farm. Fun for the entire family – singing is encouraged! Reservations required.

Acadia National Park Carriage Roads (Summer)

Echo Lake, Rd., Rte. 233, Bar Harbor
The 45 miles of carriage roads are a great place to ride bikes, ride horses, jog or just go for a nice stroll for all ages.

Acadia National Park Carriage Roads (winter)

Eagle Lake Rd., Rte. 233, Bar Harbor
The miles of Acadia’s carriage roads are maintained during the winter months by the non-profit Friends of Acadia for cross country skiing, snow shoeing and hiking.

Abbe Museum

288-3519 26 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor
Maine’s Indian Heritage. Discover the story of the first people of Maine through exhibits and programs that span 10,000 years of history, art and archeology. Learn about the Native people of Maine today and enjoy their songs, stories and art, as well as the beautiful baskets they are renown for. (open all year)

George B. Dorr Museum

288-5395 Natural History 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor
The Museum of Natural History at the College of the Atlantic investigates, interprets, and displays the natural world of Maine. (open all year)

Bar Harbor Historical

288-0000 Society 33,Ledge Lawn Avenue Ave, Bar Harbor
Founded in 1946, the society oversees collections and exhibits that include photographs, paintings, and clothing from the Gilded Age. Open 1-4 pm. Closed weekends and holidays. (open year around. Summer: 1-4, Winter (by appointment only)

Oceanarium & Lobster

288-5005 Hatchery Rte. 3, Bar Harbor
Take a guided tour of a salt marsh and the Maine Lobster Museum. At the working lobster hatchery see mother lobsters, baby lobsters and the hatchery process. Listen to history of Lobstering told by a seasoned lobsterman. (seasonal)

Seal Cove Auto Museum

244-9242 1414 Tremont Rd, Tremont
A superb collections of early brass era cars from 1895 to 1917. 50 antique cars, motorcycles and bicycles. (seasonal. Winter: by appointment only)

Granite Museum

244-0175 62 Beech Hill Crossroad, Somesville
Photos, stereo views and quarrymen histories and the largest collection of granite working tools and granite samples taken from the quarries of Maine. (seasonal)

Wendell Gilley Museum

244-7555 4 Herrick Rd., Southwest Harbor
Where people, art, and nature connect, inspired by a plumber who became a world renowned bird-carver. (seasonal)

Great Harbor Maritime Museum

276-5262 124 Main St., Northeast Harbor
Celebrates the local maritime history of the greater Mount Desert Island region. Educational activities through “Learn to Look/Look to Learn” (seasonal)

Somesville Museum & Gardens

244-5043 Main St & Oak Hill Rd., Somesville
The heart of MDI’s history: Selectman’s building (c. 1780) & bridge are among the most photographed sites in Maine. The Heirloom Garden showcases 19th and early 20th century plants. (seasonal)