Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and surrounding villages

Bar Harbor & Acadia Entertainment & Activities

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)

Scenic Flights of Acadia Scenic Flights of Acadia - Open 7 Days/Week - Year-Round!
On Route 3 at the Bar Harbor Airport
112 Caruso Dr., Trenton, ME 04605
(207) 667-6527
E-mail: info@scenicflightsofacadia.com

Scenic Flights in Acadia National Park MaineExperience 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.
Mansell Boat Rentals in Southwest Harbor Mansell 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: mansell@roadrunner.com

Boat rentals near Acadia National ParkLocated 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.
Island Cruises Tours Island Cruises - Named “Best Island Tour in New England”
12 Little Island Way, Bass Harbor, ME 04653
(207) 244-5785
E-mail: info@bassharborcruises.com

Eagle Mountain Guide ServiceNamed "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.
Coastal Kayaking Tours Coastal Kayaking Tours
48 Cottage St., Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
(207) 288-9605
E-mail: abckt@prexar.com

Coastal Kayaking ToursWe 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.
Tour Acadia Tour Acadia
P.O. Box 426, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
(207) 460-4431
E-mail: information@touracadia.com

Tour AcadiaWe 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.
Acadia Park Kayak Tours Acadia Park Kayak Tours
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
(207) 266-1689
E-mail: info@acadiaparkkayak.com

Acadia Park KayakKayak 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.
Manset Yacht Service Manset Yacht Service - Power Boat Rentals
113 Shore Road, Manset, Southwest Harbor, ME 04609-0681
(207) 244-4040 • Email: mansetyachtservice@gmail.com


Powerboat rentals near Acadia National ParkCruising 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.
Acadian Nature Cruises Acadian Nature Cruises
Summer Sailing Location: Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, 119 Eden St., Bar Harbor
(207) 801-2300 (year round) or 1-888-533-9253
E-mail: seadawg47@gmail.com

Acadian Nature CruisesTake 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.
Eagle Mountain Guide Service Eagle Mountain Guide Service - Fishing - Reservations Recommended!
Acadia & Downeast Region
(207) 537-5282
E-mail: emgsinfo@gmail.com

Eagle Mountain Guide ServiceEagle 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.
At Your Service Taxi & Tours At Your Service Taxi & Tours
Bar Harbor & Acadia Region
(207) 288-9222 or Tours at (207) 288-9229
E-mail: barharbortaxi@gmail.com

At Your Service Taxi & ToursA 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 North Country Rivers
Gadabout Gaddis Airport
Bingham, Maine 04920
1-800-348-8871

North Country RiversDiscover 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.
Mount Desert Island Marathon Mount Desert Island Marathon
PO Box 117, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
(207) 276-4226
E-mail: information@mdimarathon.org


Mount Desert Island MarathonThe 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.
Acadian Whale Adventures Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co.
1 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-2386 or 1-888-WHALES-4
E-mail: info@barharborwhales.com

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.
Atlantic Climbing School Atlantic Climbing School - Rated #1 activity in Bar Harbor by Tripadvisor!
67 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
E-mail for information: info@acadiaclimbing.com

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.
National Park Canoe and Kayak Rental National Park Canoe and Kayak Rental - Experience the Quiet Acadia!
145 Pretty Marsh Road, Mount Desert, Maine
(207) 244-5854 or E-mail: npcr@aol.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.
Northeast Guide Service Northeast Whitewater - Moose Tours & Whitewater Rafting
142 Moosehead Lake Road, P.O. Box 1623, Greenville, Maine 04441
Call 888-484-3317 or E-mail: info@northeastwhitewater.com

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
Acadia's Mainely Ours Outdoor Fun Rentals Acadia's 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
E-mail: acadiasmainelyours@aol.com

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.

Fandango - Find the treasure on Mount Desert Island, Maine Fandango - Find the Treasure on Mount Desert Island

Somewhere on Mount Desert Island, Maine, a golden key is hidden. The location of the key can be found by reading through FANDANGO and uncovering the clues concealed in the pages of the book. Be the first person to solve the riddle and locate the key and a treasure worth over $10,000 will be yours!


Bars, Clubs & Taverns

Carmen Verandah:
Right in the heart of Bar Harbor on the second floor of Rupununi's. We have live music & dancing, pool, darts, an excellent menu, and a beautiful verandah overlooking the village green. Open 7 days a week from April through November.
Lompoc Cafe & Brewpub:
Provides an eclectic menu along with a full bar featuring fine microbrewed ales, scotches and brandies from around the world. On weekends hear live jazz, blues, original rock and local acts. Located in Bar Harbor on 36 Rodick Street off West Street.
Rupununi Restaurant:
Great Maine Seafood, pasta, steak and hard-to-get cigars. We have the best selection of single malt scotch, microbrews and wine in Bar Harbor. We also have live entertainment with no cover charge.

Bike Rentals

Acadia Bike:
There is hardly any better way to see Acadia National Park and the surrounding communities than by bicycle. We have the largest fleet of rental bikes in New England and are conveniently located at 48 Cottage Street in Bar Harbor.
48 Cottage St., Bar Harbor • 800-526-8615
Bar Harbor Bicycle Shop:
Serving the year round needs of the recreational and sports biker on Mount Desert Island. Conveniently located at 141 Cottage Street in Bar Harbor.
Biking in Acadia:
The Park has approximately 45 miles of suitable road surfaces comprised of the famous Carriage Roads and portions of paved motor vehicle roadways. Carriage Roads wind through the heart of the park and have crushed rock surfaces. Some of the Carriage Roads are on private land and are posted as closed to bicycles. The 27 mile long Park Loop Road is the primary road connecting Park locations with the surrounding villages of Mount Desert Island. A large section of this road, beginning near the Route 233 entrance point to Cadillac Mountain in Bar Harbor, is one-way.
Maine Coast Bicycle Tours:
If you're looking for the perfect luxury bicycling trip, you've found it with Maine Coast Bicycle Tours. Our trips offer gorgeous biking routes; the finest hotels; restaurants that are renowned for their cuisine; and the ambience of Bar Harbor, gateway to Acadia National Park.   48 Cottage St., Bar Harbor • 207-288-0050

Boat Rentals

Acadia Outfitters:
We are the first choice for people wanting to experience all the outdoor fun that Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park have to offer. We have scooters, bicycles, sea kayaks - both rentals and guided tours. Choose your pleasure!
106 Cottage St., Bar Harbor. 207-288-8118
Mansell Boat Rentals:
We are the first choice for people wanting to experience all the outdoor fun that Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park have to offer. We have scooters, bicycles, sea kayaks - both rentals and guided tours. Choose your pleasure!
106 Cottage St., Bar Harbor. 207-288-8118
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.
Manset Yacht Service:
Established in 1989, Manset Yacht Service - Powerboat operation, offers a large rental fleet of 'ANGLER' brand fiberglass powerboats powered by Yamaha. Rentals are clean, safe, dependable, U.S. Coast Guard certified and attractive.

Boats, Cruises & Sailing

Acadian Nature Cruises:
Take a 2 hour, fully narrated cruise of Frenchman Bay and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine and Acadia National Park. Nature Cruises leave daily in search of eagles, porpoises, seals, and other interesting marine mammals and birds. We also feature views of timeless mansions and Egg Rock lighthouse.
Diver Ed Underwater Video Tours:
Experience Maine's only underwater sightseeing trip direct from the bottom of the sea! You remain dry on the boat as divers go down with a video camera which you watch on a screen. Then, divers bring their catch directly to you on the boat to answer questions.
Ferry Service:
The “CAT” Ferry service between Bar Harbor and Nova Scotia has been discontinued until further notice.
Island Cruises:
Our narrated nature cruises (including lunch trip to Frenchboro) will help you discover the abundant wildlife and history of Maine's offshore islands. See seals, eagles, porpoise; haul lobster traps; learn about fishing along the Maine coast, yesterday and today.
Lulu Lobster Boat Ride:
Offers 2 hour tours leaving from the Harborside Hotel and Marina in Bar Harbor, Maine. Each tour can accommodate up to 15 people maximum. Includes an informative and entertaining demonstration of how the Maine Lobster is harvested as well as seal watching.
Sea Princess Cruises:
Offers four unique narrated scenic tours of Mount Desert Island departing from the Northeast Harbor Town Marina in beautiful and protected Somes Sound.
Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours:
Captain Winston Shaw, an expert naturalist with 3 decades of local experience, offers unique private boat tours for individuals and families of up to 6. Choose from more than 20 enjoyable 1 to 8 hour custom designed trips. Experience eagles, seals, loons, and other fascinating wildlife, along with spectacular sea cliffs, pristine islands, secluded coves, lighthouses, and breathtaking sunsets.
Schooner Rachel B. Jackson:
A working replica of an 1890's coastal schooner, offering day sails, boat & breakfast overnights and specialty cruises out of Rockland, Maine.
Thorfinn Expeditions:
Explore Acadia from the water on Thorfinn, an award-winning Presto 30 available for day trips, custom overnights and expeditions. Expeditions can include coastal exploration; stand up paddle boarding, hiking and climbing! Our Stand Up Paddleboarding programs offer something for everyone.

Buses & Tours

Island Explorer Shuttle Bus:
Free transportation is provided in the area via Island Explorer Shuttle Buses - clean propane-powered vehicles supported by the National Park Service, area towns, the US DOT, Maine DOT, local businesses, and Friends of Acadia. There are 7 bus routes linking inns, hotels, campgrounds and destinations within Acadia National Park and elsewhere on the island.
Oli's Trolly:
This is a great way to see the sites of Acadia National Park when you want to leave the driving to someone else. There are 1 and 2 1/2 hour tours available depending upon the season so check with the web site.

Canoes & Kayaks

Coastal Kayaking Tours:
Acadia Fun Kayak Tours48 Cottage Street
Bar Harbor, Maine
207-288-9605 • abckt@prexar.com

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.
Acadia Outfitters:
We are the first choice for people wanting to experience all the outdoor fun that Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park have to offer. We have scooters, bicycles, sea kayaks - both rentals and guided tours. Choose your pleasure!
106 Cottage St., Bar Harbor. 207-288-8118
Acadia Park Kayak Tours:
Kayak with an eco-friendly outfitter! Group size is limited to 6 people / 3 boats or less making ours the smallest groups in the area (private groups may be of any size). All equipment is provided. Beginners welcome. We are a Registered Maine Guide Sea Kayak Guide service.
Acadia's Mainely Ours - Outdoor Fun Rentals:
Outdoor Fun Rentals on Georges Pond & Donnell's Ponds in Franklin, Maine • We deliver to island/local inlet waterways for an extra fee. We also rent paddle boats (no delivery on paddle boats), kayaks and canoes. (Schoodic location)
Aquaterra Adventures:
Offers guided sea kayak tours - canoe & kayak - Maine guide training & accommodations - have private docks in Bar Harbor. We encourage you to try what may very well be the highlight of your Acadia vacation. Reservations are recommended.
Maine Kayak, Inc.:
Maine Kayak offers sea, lake & whitewater kayaking trips, lessons & rentals for all ages and abilities. We have camping & lodging packages available. Maine Kayak - The Way Paddling Should Be!
Maine State Sea Kayak Guide Service:
Experience and view Acadia National Park as few ever do. We are located in Southwest Harbor and pride ourselves in keeping our excursions small so that they remain of the highest quality.
National Park Sea Kayak Tours:
Specializing in Sea Kayak Tours of the Acadia National Park coastline and uninhabited islands. Let our Registered Maine Guide help you discover local marine wildlife close to the shore.
National Park Canoe and Kayak Rental:
We have served Acadia National Park visitors for over 30 years. We have a courteous and capable crew, carts to get the boats to the pond, reasonable rates, and are ready to share our pond-side world with you. We provide all paddling gear plus offer instruction and a pre-trip briefing.

Carriage Rides

Wildwood Stables:
Wildwood Stables is located within Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Maine. They provide carriage rides on the Park's carriage roads and provide horse stabling for a fee.

Entertainment & Theaters

Atlantic Brewing Company, The:
Offers a free tour of their brewhouse in Town Hill, Maine, where you may taste their award winning ales in the Tasting Room. The Estate Brewery is designed with the age old beer gardens of Germany and England in mind.
Diver Ed Underwater Video Tours:
Experience Maine's only underwater sightseeing trip direct from the bottom of the sea! You remain dry on the boat as divers go down with a video camera which you watch on a screen. Then, divers bring their catch directly to you on the boat to answer questions.
Great Maine Lumberjack Show, The:
As seen on ESPN and MTV's Real World, The Great Maine Lumberjack Show, located in Trenton, Maine, provides family edu-tainment about the famous lumberjacks of the Maine woods.
Improv Acadia:
ImprovAcadia is a great thing to do at night in Bar Harbor. Creating spontaneous comedy inspired by audience suggestions, our professional improvisers from Chicago are sure to make you laugh! We have a full bar, snacks, and desserts. Located at 15 Cottage Street in Bar Harbor. Call (207) 288-2503
Island Astronomy:
Get your hands on a telescope, we make it easy! Lessons, rentals, activities, and more on a historic pier. The universe is waiting for you on the Quiet Side. "It's like no place on Earth."
Oceanarium, The:
Learn about the ocean, marshes, and their inhabitants. You'll see lobsters and have their life cycle explained at the Lobster Hatchery and the Lobster Museum. There is a Gift Shop for special items related to the Maine coast. The Oceanarium is open mid-May through late October 9 AM to 5 PM daily except Sundays. Check to be sure. 1351 Route 3, Bar Harbor.
Oli's Trolly:
This is a great way to see the sites of Acadia National Park when you want to leave the driving to someone else. There are 1 and 2 1/2 hour tours available depending upon the season so check with the web site.
Reel Pizza Cinerama:
Movies in Bar Harbor: Now celebrating 18 full years of uncommonly good cinema, food and community in Downeast Maine. We are located at 33 Kennebec Place next to the Village Green in Bar Harbor. Call (207) 288-3811

Event Planning

Katherine's Event Planning:
Complete Maine Wedding Planning from the State's Most Experienced Wedding Coordinator • Katherine is a fifth-generation Mainer with ten years wedding planning experience who has the background and know-how to make your dreams a reality.

Galleries & Museums

Abbe Museum:
Dedicated to an appreciation and understanding of the Native Americans of Maine with a permanent collection of more than 50,000 objects representing 10,000 years of culture.
George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History:
Housed in the original headquarters of Acadia National Park on the College of the Atlantic campus, the George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History investigates, interpretes, and displays the natural world of Acadia and Maine. Exhibits are designed and produced by college students. Open mid-June through Labor Day, Monday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Open Labor Day through mid-June by appointment.
Great Harbor Maritime Museum:
Located at the old fire station in Northeast Harbor on 125 Main Street, the museum exhibits copies of historic photographs that show aspects of maritime history relating to the Mount Desert Island area with a focus on boat design, boat building, and the impact it has had on the communities. Open June through Columbus Day Weekend, Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Judy Taylor Studio & Gallery:
Judy Taylor studio and gallery, located in Southwest Harbor, is a working studio and teaching atelier with works ranging from landscapes and townscapes of coastal and interior Maine to more classical renderings in oil of the figure and portrait. She was an Acadia National Park artist-in-residence and her work is included in many private and corporate collections.
Oceanarium, The:
Learn about the ocean, marshes, and their inhabitants. You'll see lobsters and have their life cycle explained at the Lobster Hatchery and the Lobster Museum. There is a Gift Shop for special items related to the Maine coast. The Oceanarium is open mid-May through late October 9 AM to 5 PM daily except Sundays. Check to be sure. 1351 Route 3, Bar Harbor.
Seal Cove Auto Museum, The:
This auto museum houses the best brass era car collection in the USA and includes over 60 beautiful and rare automobiles and motorcycles. It is located on the quiet southwestern side of Mount Desert Island off the western loop of Route 102 in Seal Cove, across from Seal Cove Pond. Open May 1 through October 31, Seven days per week from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sieur de Monts Spring:
The Sieur de Monts Spring plays a significant role in the history of Acadia National Park. It got its name from an early 1600's Lieutenant Governor of New France. This location, with its 1909 Springhouse built by the original Park's Superintendent, George B. Dorr, has come to symbolize the enthusiasm and contributions of Dorr and other early twentieth century citizens in the creation and preservation of Acadia National Park. This location includes part of the Abbe Museum, The Nature Center, and The Wild Gardens of Acadia.
Wendell Gilley Museum, The:
A major showcase for the bird carvings of one of the 3 world renown pioneers of the art form - Wendell Gilley. Located in Southwest Harbor, Maine. (207) 244-7555
William A. Bracken Gallery:
Both a member of the American Watercolor Society and the New England Watercolor Society, William A. Bracken's realistic paintings depict the local surroundings.
Woodlawn Museum:
Also called the Colonel Black House, this unique historical property with period furniture is a must see museum in the Ellsworth area. Originally built between 1824 and 1827, you feel like you have stepped back in time while walking through its halls and rooms. The park, gardens, and grounds are open year round, sunrise to sunset.

Guide Services & Mountain Climbing Schools

Atlantic Climbing School:
ACS has been guiding rock climbing courses in Acadia since 1984. Half-day and full-day courses are available for all ages and abilities; all equipment is provided. Low guide-to-client ratios • Owned by Jeff Butterfield, author of Acadia: A Climber's Guide
Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School:
Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School has been AMGA accredited since 1993 and offers state of the art instruction, seeking to develop and share cutting edge ideas on a continual basis. Along with the Acadia area, they also guide regularly in nearby Clifton and Camden. For Alpine style climbing in Maine, they journey to majestic Katahdin Mountain.
Eagle Mountain Guide Service:
Fantastic fresh water fishing action fish for World Class Smallmouth Bass, Salmon and Lake Trout • May through August the fishing really heats up. This spring fed lake produces some of the best trophy bass fishing available anywhere.
North Country Rivers:
Guided Rafting (Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers), ATV Tours and Moose Safaris offered daily (Apr-Oct). Guided trips run daily, all equipment provided, no experience necessary. Call today to book your Maine Outdoor Adventure with North Country Rivers. 1-800-348-8871
Northeast Whitewater:
Northeast Guide Service 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 in North Central Maine.

Horses & Stables

Stone Horse Stables:
Located just 5.6 miles outside of Bucksport, Maine and 1 hour from Acadia National Park lies Stone Horse Stables. We are working hard to build a fantastic stable with outstanding programs offered to people of all ages.
Wildwood Stables:
Wildwood Stables is located within Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Maine. They provide carriage rides on the Park's carriage roads and provide horse stabling for a fee.

Sailing

Mansell Boat Rentals:
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.
Schooner Rachel B. Jackson:
A working replica of an 1890's coastal schooner, offering day sails, boat & breakfast overnights and specialty cruises out of Rockland, Maine.

Scooters

Acadia Outfitters:
We are the first choice for people wanting to experience all the outdoor fun that Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park have to offer. We have scooters, bicycles, sea kayaks - both rentals and guided tours. Choose your pleasure!
106 Cottage St., Bar Harbor. 207-288-8118

Taxi Services

At Your Service Taxi:
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. We are always open and accept all major credit cards.

Tours

Tour Acadia:
Tour AcadiaP.O. Box 426
Bar Harbor, Maine
207-460-4431 • information@touracadia.com

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.
North Country Rivers:
Tour AcadiaGadabout Gaddis Airport
Bingham, Maine 04920
1-800-348-8871

White Water Rafting on the Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead Rivers. All equipment provided. No experience necessary. Daily trips April - 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.
Northeast Whitewater - Rafting & Moose Tours:
Northeast Whitewater142 Moosehead Lake Rd.
Greenville, Maine 04441
1-888-484-3317

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!
Acadian Nature Cruises:
Take a 2 hour, fully narrated cruise of Frenchman Bay and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of coastal Maine and Acadia National Park. Nature Cruises leave daily in search of eagles, porpoises, seals, and other interesting marine mammals and birds. We also feature views of timeless mansions and Egg Rock lighthouse.
At Your Service Taxi & Tours:
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. We are always open and accept all major credit cards.
Coastal Kayaking Tours:
MDI's premier outfitter and premier choice for sea kayaking featuring small groups (up to 6 boats per tour) and personalized service. Tours are on both east and west sides of the island with a great record of seeing harbor seals, porpoises, bald eagles, osprey and other wildlife.
48 Cottage St., Bar Harbor. 207-288-9605
National Park Sea Kayak Tours:
Specializing in Sea Kayak Tours of the Acadia National Park coastline and uninhabited islands. Let our Registered Maine Guide help you discover local marine wildlife close to the shore.
Northeast Guide Service:
Northeast Guide Service 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 in North Central Maine.
Tour Acadia:
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. P.O. Box 426., Bar Harbor, ME 04609. 207-460-4431

Tours - Custom & Personalized

Tour Acadia:
Tour AcadiaP.O. Box 426
Bar Harbor, Maine
207-460-4431 • information@touracadia.com

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.
At Your Service Taxi & Tours:
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. We are always open and accept all major credit cards.
Tour Acadia:
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. P.O. Box 426., Bar Harbor, ME 04609. 207-460-4431

Whale Watching

Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company:
Experience the adventure of a lifetime aboard the state of the art Australian design Catamaran - the largest and fastest whale watching vessel in the U.S.

White Water Rafting

North Country Rivers:
Tour AcadiaGadabout Gaddis Airport
Bingham, Maine 04920
1-800-348-8871

White Water Rafting on the Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead Rivers. All equipment provided. No experience necessary. Daily trips April - 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.
Northeast Whitewater - Rafting & Moose Tours:
Northeast Whitewater142 Moosehead Lake Rd.
Greenville, Maine 04441
1-888-484-3317

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!
Crab Apple White Water Rafting:
Join us for a whitewater rafting adventure that features Class III-IV whitewater on the Kennebec River and Dead Rivers. Our beautiful base lodge includes a restaurant, pub, swimming pool and hot tub. Visit our website for our trip planner tool, evite, or chat live with our staff!
North Country Rivers:
Maine White Water Rafting on Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead Rivers. All equipment provided. No experience necessary. Daily trips April to 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.
Northeast Whitewater:
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!



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