Island Explorer

Due covid-19 restrictions the 2021 Island Explorer will run with limited capacity and modified routes. Please visit for more information.
Hop on the Island Explorer shuttle bus, departing within 500 feet of the Acadia Inn driveway,  late June through mid October. The Island Explorer is a complimentary shuttle that brings guests to center of downtown Bar Harbor, hang out it town and grab an ice cream or jump on another shuttle to explore Acadia National Park. Shuttle schedules and routes can be found at

Outdoor Pool & Jacuzzi

Take a dip in our heated outdoor pool, open seasonally from late May through mid October. Our outdoor pool area is also located within our backyard, bordering Acadia National Park for optimum relaxation.

Bocce Ball

After a day in the playing park or sightseeing out on the water, kick back and relax in our backyard with a family game of Bocce Ball. Our backyard area offers something for everyone in your family. Sit back and relax in an Adirondack chair with a book, hang like a monkey from the monkey […]

Movies in the Backyard


Kick back, relax and enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars! During July and August we offer movies on the lawn twice per week. Guests are invited to our backyard to view a movie on the big screen, and we provide chairs and blankets to keep your family warm and cozy! Showing July & August.

S’Mores by the Fire Pit

S'Mores at the Acadia Inn, Bar Harbor, Maine Hotel

Have you ever had a s’more? If you have, you already know they are a heavenly treat. If you haven’t, you must try one! In July and August, twice per week, we invite our guests to join us in the backyard to roast marshmallows by the fire pit. You can build a decadent treat of […]