Due covid-19 restrictions the 2021 Island Explorer will run with limited capacity and modified routes. Please visit ExporeAcadia.com 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 ExporeAcadia.com
Movies in the Backyard will continue for the 2021 season, July/August, with social distancing guidelines in place.
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! July – August
S’mores by the Firepit will continue for the 2021 season, July/August, with social distancing guidelines in place.
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 graham crackers, gooey marshmallows and chocolate with your whole family. We provide all the necessary tools so you can enjoy this family activity in Bar Harbor with everyone! July – August
Bistro on Eden is located at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, just across the street! Receive $50 dining voucher at the Bistro for $45 The Bistro offers something for everyone. Experience casual fine dining and a full bar in a relaxed atmosphere, with local and international cuisine. Enjoy the views of Frenchman Bay near one of our floor-to-ceiling windows or take in the fresh salt air on our deck or patio. No menu or beverage limits.
Take in all that Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island have to offer with a scenic, narrated tour with Acadia National Park Tours.
If you’d prefer to take a ride on a sightseeing boat, walk across the street and hop aboard the Acadian! Enjoy a two-hour nature cruise featuring lighthouses, wildlife, glimpses of Maine’s vast network of islands and rocky shores.
Experience Maine’s beautiful coast aboard the Margaret Todd, Maine’s only four-masted schooner. You’ll get to take a two-hour harbor cruise of Frenchman Bay and take in the beautiful sights of Maine.
Explore Acadia National Park at your leisure with a Waterproof Acadia Trail Map and a 7-day pass National Park Pass to access to over 47,000 acres of picturesque coastline, rugged mountains, peaceful lakes and vehicle-free carriage roads.
Our Maine traditions will make your getaway special. Delight in a Downeast lobster bake while seated harborside at Bar Harbor’s best outdoor cafe, the Terrace Grille.