Land Activities & Sightseeing

Many companies offer sightseeing tours of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Choose a pre-arranged tour on an inviting trolley or motorcoach or take a taxi-tour and design your own custom tour of one of Maine's most beautiful seacoast areas.
ATLANTIC BREWING COMPANY
Add to My Trip

ATLANTIC BREWING COMPANY

Located 10 minutes from downtown Bar Harbor, off Route 3. Come see how Bar Harbor's #1 local beers, wines and sodas are produced. Free tastings from 10am to 5pm every day. Free Tours @ 2, 3 & 4pm daily. On site gift shop and tasting room, plus the Knox Road Grille Restaurant (open 11:30-8pm) and the famous Dougie Douglas Mainely Meat barbeque. Special Events & group functions are welcome.

NORTHEAST WHITEWATER
Add to My Trip

NORTHEAST WHITEWATER

Since Northeast Whitewater is the closest rafting and moose tour company to Acadia National Park and the Bar Harbor region, you will want to check out our daily whitewater rafting trips and Maine moose watching tours, in addition to all of our Moosehead Lake area trips we offer. We provide personalized half and full day trips in whitewater rafting, moose tours, kayaking, canoeing and waterfall hikes. Call Northeast Whitewater, your Bar Harbor whitewater rafting and moose tour connection today to talk about your Maine vacation trip plans with us!  207-695-0151

MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Add to My Trip

MOUNT DESERT ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Promotes the study and understanding of the people and history of Mount Desert Island and of history's relevance today. We celebrate the lives of the people, their traditions and the events that have shaped and continue to shape island history.

THE NATURALIST'S NOTEBOOK
Add to My Trip

THE NATURALIST'S NOTEBOOK

Named a Best of New England destination by Yankee magazine in May of 2013 and one of the 50 Things to Do in Maine This Summer by the Bangor Daily News, The Naturalist's Notebook combines nature, science, arts and the frontier of knowledge in fun, engaging installations and activities. The original Notebook exploratorium in Seal Harbor offers three floors of interaction, shopping and learning for all ages. Smaller Naturalist's Notebook Annex spaces have opened on Main St. in Northeast Harbor and (as of Aug. 1) on the town green Bar Harbor. Open 10-5 every day from late June to late October in Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day through late October in Bar Harbor.The Notebook is just a short drive from Bar Harbor or Northeast Harbor. It's a great rainy-day (or sunny day) place for families or anyone who's even slightly curious about the world and the universe.

OCEANARIUM & LOBSTER HATCHERY
Add to My Trip

OCEANARIUM & LOBSTER HATCHERY

Enjoy an up-close experience with marine life. At the oceanarium at 1351 Route 3 take a guided tour of a salt marsh and the Maine Lobster Museum. At the working lobster hatchery we take you on a fascinating tour to see mother lobsters & baby lobsters & the hatchery process. We also feature a hands on Discovery Pool with lots of local sea life to learn about, have fun and get wet! Group discounts and tours.

ACADIA OUTFITTERS
Add to My Trip

ACADIA OUTFITTERS

Bar Harbor's Outdoor Activity Center including: Scooter Rentals Bicycle Rentals Sea Kayak Rentals and Guided Tours

HOLLYWOOD CASINO HOTEL & RACEWAY
Add to My Trip

HOLLYWOOD CASINO HOTEL & RACEWAY

Everywhere you look there's endless excitement and the kind of thrills you just don't find anywhere else, like nearly 1,000 Vegas-style slots, thrilling harness racing, big-time table games, and the kind of red carpet service you can only find in Hollywood.
 
EXIT 182 off I 95

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
Add to My Trip

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

The First Eastern National Park

Add to My Trip

AT YOUR SERVICE TOURS

At Your Service Tours, private driver-narrated tours of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island.  We will custom tailor the perfect tour designed to your time and interests.   We will pick you up at your hotel or cruise port in your own private air-conditioned van that stops when and where you want for as long as you want. Tours of Acadia, as well as specialty tours available. All tours are private to the group booking the tour, we do not put groups together.

SEAL COVE AUTO MUSEUM
Add to My Trip

SEAL COVE AUTO MUSEUM

Open May 1 through October 31, 7 days, 10-5. At the Seal Cove Auto Museum you will find a wide variety of antique autos and motorcycles, from an 1899 DeDion Bouton to a 1924 Mercer, with special emphasis on cars from the Brass Era" (1895-1917). Antique car enthusiasts as well as those who simply enjoy history and cars from the past will delight in the beauty mystery and romance of this unique collection."

Additional Resources

COASTAL MAINE BOTANICAL GARDENS

Barters Island Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
(207) 633-4333

DOWNEAST SCENIC RAILROAD

8 Railroad Siding Road
Hancock, ME 04640
(866) 449-RAIL (7245)

MOUNT DESERT ISLAND MARATHON

1369 State Highway 102
Suite #1
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-9828

NEW ENGLAND OUTDOOR CENTER

30 Twin Pines Road
Millinocket, ME 04462
(207) 723-5438

THE GREAT MAINE LUMBERJACK SHOW

127 Bar Harbor Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-0067

WILD ACADIA FUN PARK

233 Bar Harbor Road
Trenton, ME 04605
(207) 667-3573

DOWNEAST ATV

394 Washington Junction RD.
Hancock, ME 04640
207-907-9421

AURORA VAULTERS

397 Douglas Highway
Lamoine, ME 04605
207.266.3791