What to Do in Bar Harbor: Activities on Land
TRENTON BRIDGE LOBSTER POUND
Route 3, just before the bridge onto Mt. Desert Island
1237 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, Maine 04605
Try the freshest seafood Maine has to offer at Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound! We can ship you Maine lobsters, scallops, crab meat, clams and more. Or, dine with us in town during the summer season.Maine! In the off-season, come behind our restaurant to pick up some live lobster to take home with you.
ABBE MUSEUM – MAINE INDIAN HERITAGE
26 Mount Desert Street, P.O. Box 286 Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Discover the history of Bar Harbor at the Abbe Museum! Learn about the Native people of Main through exhibitions and programs. And, don’t forget to visit the gift shop! Downtown museum: open May-November. Historic Abbe at Sieur de Monts Spring: open May-October. Admission charged.
ACADIA & BAR HARBOR TOURS
Tel: (207) 288-0300
53 Main Street (Testa’s Restaurant), Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Jump on Bar Harbor and Acadia’s premier sightseeing tour and enjoy 2 1/2 hours of the best sights and sounds in the area. With three stops in Acadia National Park you wont want to miss this adventure as our naturalists give a thorough and humorous narrative of the area. Reservations are recommended. Tours daily 10 & 2. MC/Visa accepted. Open May – Oct.
ACADIA & ISLAND TOURS OLI’S TROLLEY
Tel: 288-9899 or (866) 987-6553
Allow us to take you on a historical tour of the days gone by & transport you back to the cottage days of Bar Harbor with whimsical tales of a lost era. Then, we will take you through Acadia National park. Fun for the whole family! Tickets at 1 West St., Harbor Place Bldg. next to Town Pier.
2 1/2 hr.tours depart daily May-Oct 10am & 2pm; 1 hour tours July & Aug. 10am, 11:30am, 2pm & 3:30pm.
ACADIA AIR TOURS
Acadia Air Tours, Inc., 968 Bar Harbor Rd, Trenton, ME 04605
Acadia is no ordinary place, so why settle for an ordinary airplane ride? View Acadia National Park from the sky! Jump on one of our open cockpit planes, or a glider and view the spectacular scenery Acadia has to offer. Bring a companion, or hire a guide with us, we will ensure you have an extraordinary experience flying high with us.
For more information call 207 667-7627 or visit us on the Web
Tel: 288-9605 or 800-526-8615
48 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Go by bike! Come by and see our largest bike rental fleet in New England. Bike through Acadia’s natural wonders. We will make sure you are fitted on one of our meticulously maintained, front-suspension bikes. We have all sizes, and we have have tandems, trailers & kids’ bikes. Low rates, with discount for advance reservations. Located in downtown Bar Harbor, across from the post office. Open daily at 8am.
ACADIA MOUNTAIN GUIDES CLIMBING SCHOOL
Tel: 288-8186 or (888) 232-9559
198 Main St., Bar Harbor, ME, , Mail: P.O. 121, Orono, ME 04473 00000
Climb the beautiful rocks of Acadia with Maine’s most respected climbing school! We offer personalized rock or ice climbing instruction on the scenic sea cliffs of Acadia. Our guides have world-wide climbing experience spanning three decades and are individually certified by the American Mountain Guide’s Association. Open year round.
ATLANTIC BREWING COMPANY
Tel: 288-BEER or (800) 475-5417
15 Knox Rd, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Just 10 minutes from downtown, join us at the Brewery to see how Bar Harbor’s #1 local beers, wines and sodas are produced. We offer free tastings from 10am to 5pm every day and free Tours @ 2, 3 & 4pm daily. Be sure to visit our restaurant Knox Road Grille Restaurant (open 11:30-8pm) and the famous Dougie Douglas Mainely Meat barbeque.
ATLANTIC CLIMBING SCHOOL
PO Box 514, 67 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
We offer rock climbing courses in Acadia National Park for all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Equipment is provided for you on your falf day and full day courses. Low guide-to-client ratios for better value and safety, you will have a safe and incredible experience climbing with us. Owned by Jeff Butterfield, author of Acadia, A Climber’s Guide; a comprehensive guidebook to climbing in Acadia.
BAR HARBOR INN & SPA
Tel: (207) 288-3351 or (800) 350-3352
Newport Drive, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Stay at the elegant Bar Harbor Inn and enjoy personal service and spectacular views of the waterfront. We can cater to your specific events wether it be a wedding, small cocktail party, or intimate dining experience. Also, be sure to visit our new spa!
CRITERION THEATRE AND ARTS CENTER
Tel: 288-3441 (Info line)
35 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Visit the newly restored historic Criterion Theatre which now offers an expanded schedule of movies, live music, and dramatic performances. You can even take a tour of the theater in its 1932 art deco splendor, or enjoy top-quality entertainment from a unique floating balcony serving wine and beer.
DOWN EAST NATURE TOURS
P.O. Box 521, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Watch native birds on your personalized nature tour. We offer biking, hiking, and cross country tours for individuals, families, and couples while helping you discover the flora and fauna of Mt. Desert Island and Down East Maine with special emphasis on native birds. Bald Eagles, Osprey, Shore-birds, Warblers. A truly unique experience!
KEBO VALLEY GOLF CLUB
Tel: Tee Times 288-3000; Clubhouse 288-5000; Superintendent 288-2200
100 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Play golf surrounded by the mountains of Acadia National Park! We are located minutes from downtown and we invite you to come play golf at one of America’s best public golf courses. Expert PGA staff. Private and group lessons. Fully modern clubhouse. Banquets. Lunch served daily 11am-4pm. Open daily spring, summer & fall.
OCEANARIUM & LOBSTER HATCHERY
Rt. 3, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Take a guided tour of a salt marsh and the Maine lobster Museum. Or, see a working lobster hatchery where we take you on a fascinating tour to see mother lobsters & baby lobsters & the hatchery process. Combination tickets available. Group discounts and tours are available.
PIRATE’S COVES ADVENTURE GOLF
368 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
If you like golf and adventure you wont want to miss a round at Pirate’s Cove! Play in a world of 18th century pirates, where you will putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and under magical waterfalls! Specifically designed for maximum enjoyment for adults and kids alike, our courses are the perfect setting for family gatherings and group activities.
THE SPA at the BAR HARBOR CLUB
Tel: (207) 288-9568
11 West Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Relax at our luxurious, state-of-the-art Spa. The Spa at the Bar Harbor Club offers each guest an experience like none other. Our staff is accomplished, seasoned professionals skilled in the art of pampering. Services include massages, wraps, facials and nails. Call today to book your day of luxury. Open May-October.
TREE OF LIFE DAY SPA
Tel: (207) 288-5551
108 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Lounge in a soft robe and sip tea while you bathe in the afterglow of one of the best spa treatments you have ever received. Choose your massage as we have many different treatments and packages. Open year round.
YOGA AT CATTITUDE
53 Main Street, Bayside Landing, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
At the center of Bar Harbor, yoga at Cattitude offers an incredible array of yoga styles. Whether you are looking for vigorous vinyasa or restful restorative, we have the class for you. Please check the website for the latest schedule, class descriptions and teacher bios. Air-conditioned studio. Open year-round.