The Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor region has a variety of things to do during the day as well as late into the evening. Explore areas away from the center of Bar Harbor such as Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Bass Harbor, Ellsworth, Bangor, Blue Hill and even the Schoodic Peninsula. There is a wonderful and exciting blend of activities as varied as the terrain such as whale watching, kayaking, hiking, biking, museums, galleries, nightly entertainment, music, Theater, shopping, and more. So, be sure to explore the interactive Acadia map as well as check out the links below to area recreation & entertainment. (Mobile Version)
Flights of Acadia - Open 7 Days/Week - Year-Round!
On Route 3 at the Bar Harbor Airport
112 Caruso Dr., Trenton, ME 04605
Experience the Island the Best Way - See it from above! Climb aboard a Cessna 172 aircraft with an experienced Commercial Pilot, who will point out sights you can only view from above. You will gain a unique perspective of Bar Harbor, Coastal Lighthouses, Acadia National Park, Cadillac Mountain, Somes Sound and more. You may choose from one of our five popular flights, or custom tailor your own, with prices starting at $46 per person. Reservations are not required, with the exception of our unforgettable Sunset Flights and ‘off-season’ flights. Gift Certificates are available.
Boat Rental Co. - Summer Rain Special
391 Main Street, Box 1102, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
Pier Location: 135 Shore Road, Manset, ME 04679
(207) 244-5625 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Located next to the Hinckley Yacht Yard on the Shore Road in Manset in Southwest Harbor, Maine, Mansell Boat Rentals offers sailboat and powerboat rentals for the Mount Desert Island area. Choose from several types of sailboats and powerboats. Sailing lessons are also available.
Cruises - Named “Best Island Tour in New England”
12 Little Island Way, Bass Harbor, ME 04653
Named "Best Island Tour in New England" by Yankee Magazine, Island Cruises is a family owned business in its 22nd year. We focus on quality and creating an experience that is the highlight for many Maine visitors. Join us for our Lunch Cruise to Frenchboro, a 120 year old island fishing village, or for our Afternoon Nature Cruise. Both trips feature wildlife that will simply astound you, coupled with an award winning, interactive narrative of the history and current culture of the island communities of Blue Hill Bay and the Maine lobster fishery. We always haul a few lobster traps, see how they work and what's been caught.
48 Cottage St., Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
We are Mount Desert Island's premier outfitter and the favorite choice of people who want to go sea kayaking. We feature small groups (no more than six boats per tour) and personalized service, with a professional and fun-loving guide staff that's second to none. We've been leading sea kayak tours for 30 years, longer than anyone else in New England.
We run tours on both the east and west sides of MDI, and paddle a variety of routes around Bar Harbor's rockbound coast. We also have a great record of seeing harbor seals, porpoises, bald eagles, osprey and other wildlife.
P.O. Box 426, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
We offer tours for small groups, anywhere from 1-12 people, with a variety of vehicles to meet any need. In addition to our regular menu of tours, we're always happy to design something especially for you, depending on how long you want to tour and what you want to see. It's simple: you decide how deeply you want to immerse yourself in the beauty of Acadia and Mount Desert Island, and we'll put together a program that's right for you.
Park Kayak Tours
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Kayak with an eco-friendly outfitter who teaches environmental education and donates a portion of your tour fee to conservation! Our 12 person groups are the lowest priced in the area and we are the only outfitter to offer smaller 6 person groups. We offer sunrise, daytime, sunset, nighttime stargazing, and private tours. Most of our tours will have the opportunity to stop on and explore an uninhabited coastal island. Beginners are welcome and all equipment is provided. We are a Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide service.
Yacht Service - Power Boat Rentals
113 Shore Road, Manset, Southwest Harbor, ME 04609-0681
(207) 244-4040 • Email: email@example.com
Cruising the waters surrounding Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park is one of life's simple pleasures. Located south of Somes Sound, the only natural fjord along the east coast, one can head out and explore.
Established in 1989, Manset Yacht Service - Powerboat operation, offers a large rental fleet of 'ANGLER' brand fiberglass powerboats powered by Yamaha. They are the finest quality available. They are clean, safe, dependable, U.S. Coast Guard certified and attractive.
Summer Sailing Location: Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, 119 Eden St., Bar Harbor
(207) 801-2300 (year round) or 1-888-533-9253
Take a 2 hour, fully narrated cruise of Frenchman Bay and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine and Acadia National Park. Our Nature Cruises leave daily in search of eagles, porpoises, seals, and other interesting marine mammals and birds. We also feature views of timeless mansions, Egg Rock lighthouse and occasionally migrating birds that have ventured into Frenchman Bay.
The Acadian welcomes groups of all ages, and sizes between 15 and 149 passengers. Our two-hour tour is very popular with the senior community, as well as schools, churches, camps and other organizations.
Mountain Guide Service - Fishing - Reservations Recommended!
Acadia & Downeast Region
Eagle Mountain offers family & individual fishing trips specializing in Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout and Landlocked Salmon. EMGS provides great freshwater fishing, lake boating trips and sunset cruises. Bring your swim suits as this crystal clear spring fed lake is great for swimming and snorkeling. All a short distance from Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor. All fishing tackle provided. Trips are exclusive to your group only. Half day & Full day trips available.
Your Service Taxi & Tours
Bar Harbor & Acadia Region
(207) 288-9222 or Tours at (207) 288-9229
A locally operated taxi and tour service in Bar Harbor, Maine and Acadia National Park since 1999. We will welcome you to our island with safe, courteous, uniformed, professional drivers who have an extensive knowledge of the area. Our driver-guides create unique narrated tours tailored to your time and interests. Ride in comfort in your own private van that stops when and where you want for as long as you want. We are always open and accept all major credit cards.
| North Country Rivers
Gadabout Gaddis Airport
Bingham, Maine 04920
Discover Maine White Water Rafting on the Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead Rivers. All equipment provided. No experience necessary. Daily trips from April through October. In addition, we offer ATV Tours (May-Nov), Moose Safaris (May-Sept), Kayaking (May-Sept), Snowmobile Tours (Jan-March), RV and Tent Camping (Apr-Nov), Cabins (Year Round) and Restaurant.
Desert Island Marathon
PO Box 117, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
The Mount Desert Island Marathon was founded in 2002 and is quickly becoming one of the United State's premier destination marathons! Beginning in downtown Bar Harbor and finishing in the fishing village of Southwest Harbor, the footrace is open to runners and walkers alike featuring the beauty of Acadia National Park and expert coordination from a dedicated and professional race committee. It is USATF certified course and a Boston Marathon qualifier.
The 2014 event is scheduled for Sunday, October 19. Photos by ASI.
Harbor Whale Watch Co.
1 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-2386 or 1-888-WHALES-4
Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co. offers many adventurous boating tours on the Gulf of Maine. Featuring several distinct whale watching, sightseeing, light house and nature trips sailing daily throughout the summer season. Enjoy a fantastic experience you will never forget.
Iris Horse Farm Carriage Rides
Bar Harbor, Maine
Wild Iris Farm offers horse-drawn carriage services in downtown Bar Harbor. Enjoy a romantic, 30 minute, scenic carriage ride to the clip-clop beat of our horses. Experience the pleasant, slow-paced travel from a by-gone era. Prices range from $35/person. Contact Marc@WildirisHorseFarm.com. We also offer horse boarding by the day/week/month/year.
Climbing School - Rated #1 activity in Bar Harbor by Tripadvisor!
67 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
E-mail for information: firstname.lastname@example.org
For 19 years Atlantic Climbing School has offered world-class rock climbing courses in Acadia. Half day and full day courses available for individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages and ability levels. All equipment provided, no experience needed. Accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association.
Park Canoe and Kayak Rental - Experience the Quiet Acadia!
145 Pretty Marsh Road, Mount Desert, Maine
(207) 244-5854 or E-mail: email@example.com
Located on the north end of beautiful 4 mile Great Long Pond • Loons, eagles, ducks, osprey, and even pileated woodpeckers add to the experience. Canoes in 3 lengths, solo kayaks, tandem kayaks, and paddle boards, we can deliver to you or car-top on-site. Provide all paddling gear plus instruction and a pre-trip briefing.
Whitewater - Moose Tours & Whitewater Rafting
142 Moosehead Lake Road, P.O. Box 1623, Greenville, Maine 04441
Call 888-484-3317 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northeast Whitewater is the closest rafting and moose tour company to Acadia and the Bar Harbor region. We provide personalized half and full day trips in whitewater rafting, moose tours, kayaking, canoeing and waterfall hikes. Reserve your spot today! Call 888-484-3317
Mainely Ours - Outdoor Fun Rentals - Schoodic Area
317 Georges Pond Rd., Franklin, ME 04634
View Schoodic Map at page top
(207) 565-1009 or (207) 469-8872
Enjoy Our Outdoor Fun Rentals on Georges Pond & Donnell's Ponds in Franklin, Maine. We deliver to Mount Desert Island/Local Inlet waterways for an extra fee. We rent a 5 Seater Paddle Boat, Kayaks & Canoes and have a Snack Shack on site for your family's refreshment needs or just to get a treat for the ride.
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