Located on Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor is a quaint town that lies along Frenchman Bay and is the gateway to Acadia National Park. Nearby, Cadillac Mountain towers over the town and offers panoramic views of the bay and ocean. The nearby Sand Beach is a pristine, natural beauty, surrounded by mountains and a pristine shoreline. The scenic Shore Path winds through the town and overlooks the bay. If you’d prefer to stay in town, you can rent a car and explore the sights and sounds of the area.
The town is a popular tourist destination, and is a popular vacation spot. Most of the town can be explored on foot. But if you’d like to take a more exciting tour, there are several places to go. Acadian Boat Tours offers nature tours, puffin tours, and somes sound cruises. For example, you can spend a day kayaking around the Porcupine Islands, a chain of rocky islands dotted with evergreens. A tour of this area is one of the most picturesque things to do in Bar Harbor.
Besides visiting historic sites, visitors can also enjoy the water by taking a walk along the waterfront. The town is known for its crashing waves, and crashing surf is a must for those who love nature. While you’re in town, take a stroll along the quaint streets and beaches. For a scenic view of the bay, visit the Wild Gardens of Acadia, located in the center of the city. You can see seals, whales, and dolphins in the ocean.
If you’re looking for a place to stay during your visit to Bar Harbor, there are many options. The Hadley’s Point Campground is a good choice. This campground is close to the Acadia National Park Visitor Center, and downtown Bar Harbor. It also features a basketball court and Sunday church services. If you want to spend some time out on the water, Hadley’s Point is a great option. A walk through this town will surely be a memorable experience.
The town is home to some of the best seafood restaurants in New England. The West Street Cafe, owned by Jessica DesVeaux, is a charming place with high ceilings and lots of windows. This restaurant also gets a lot of foot traffic, which is a bonus when it’s a small town. The Cafe Delight is a dish that will make you drool over a dish of lobster meat and North Atlantic shrimp topped with a delicious cheese sauce.
If you’re looking to spend your entire vacation camping, a seasonal campground in Bar Harbor is a great option. There are several different campgrounds in Bar Harbor, so you’ll find plenty of space for your RV and a variety of amenities to choose from. The Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort is the closest one to the park, and offers a clubhouse, showers, playground, and Wi-Fi. There are also many hotels in the town, but the Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort has the best prices and is located near Route 1 and has many restaurants.