Bar Harbor
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Our most recommended Bar Harbor Sightseeing Tours

  • Acadia National Park: Narrated Bus Tour

    1. Acadia National Park: Narrated Bus Tour

    Enjoy a comfortable way to see all the sights of Acadia National Park with expert commentary at your fingertips. Tour stops include the summit of Cadillac Mountain, Thunder Hole (an ocean-side stop), and Sieur De Monts Spring (Wild Gardens of Acadia). All tours take place on comfortable buses with an amplified PA system. You can choose to walk around at the stops and if so, walk as much as you feel comfortable. Restrooms are available at the ticket office and each stop within the park. Listen to onboard commentary from a long line of tour guides, national park workers, and passionate people within the area. With this family-run company that boasts deep roots in the Acadia National Park, you will get in-depth knowledge and stories like no other tour.

    Heather did an excellent job. We were on a bus with many very old people and Heather tried her humor and she did not get much participation from those on the bus. It could have been a lot of fun as she brought her unique personality along with much in for about many things, history, science and general. Very informative and she had a passion for her job and did not cut anything short.

  • Bar Harbor: Historical Guided Walking Tour

    2. Bar Harbor: Historical Guided Walking Tour

    Begin this 2-hour walking tour at the clock on the village green. Once here, enjoy a bottle of Maine spring water and meet your local tour guide.  Set off on your you of this fascinating, historic town. Your local, experienced guide will share highlights and secrets from the Gilded Age, as you wind your way through the village. Listen to stories of rum running, and tales of the town folk who influenced the development of Bar Harbor. Stroll along West Street, where the birth of tourism began in this beautiful coastal town and walk through the cemetery before visiting the civil war monument. You will hear tales of John D. Rockefeller, the Great Fire of 1947, and so much more. Return to the village green where you can tuck into a local dessert to finish up the tour.

  • Acadia National Park: Highlights of Acadia Private Tour

    3. Acadia National Park: Highlights of Acadia Private Tour

    Get a great overview of Acadia. Start with a pickup and drive along the stunning 27-mile long Park Loop Road up to the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the highest peak on the eastern seaboard. From Cadillac, you can see spectacular views of Bar Harbor and the surrounding islands. See all of the famous sites on the Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mountain, Rockefeller’s stone bridges & Carriage House, Otter Cliffs, Thunder Hole, and Sieur du Monts Gardens and Nature Center. See overviews of Sand Beach surrounded by the famous pink granite coastline. Take stops as you wish and stay as long as you would like at each location. As you wind through the park you will see hand-cut stone bridges, rocky coves, and pink granite coastline, glacier cut lakes, and dense forests. Your guide will point out trailheads and carriage roads to explore on your own. Upgrade to the 4-hour experience to see t...

  • Bar Harbor, Maine: Culinary Walking Tour with Tastings

    4. Bar Harbor, Maine: Culinary Walking Tour with Tastings

    Immerse yourself in Bar Harbor's culinary scene during this 3-hour guided walking tour. Savor an array of local flavors at various stops along the tour, while learning about the local history from your local guide. As you sample the fare at the various stops, the establishment owners will reveal the history behind their industry and what goes into making their specialties. This tour is a fairly short walk around the Village Green and the beautiful harbor, with plenty of food stops for lunch.

    Randy was absolutely magnificent! His knowledge just blew us away. He is so cordial and so patient and made this tour one of the best tours we’ve ever been on.

  • From Bar Harbor: Tall Ship Cruise on Frenchman Bay

    5. From Bar Harbor: Tall Ship Cruise on Frenchman Bay

    Set sail on a stunning tall ship and cruise around Bar Harbor and Frenchman Bay. Experience Maine's outstanding coastline, its wildlife, and its sea views, from your vantage point on the waves.

    Embark on a nautical adventure to remember aboard one of the few operational tall ships on the East Coast. Feel the crisp, salty air on your face, and smell the fresh lobster as you take in the scenic delights of the Maine coast. Immerse yourself in a seafaring experience as you absorb the sights of the famous Acadia National Park. Sail past islands and down narrow passages as you head for scenic Frenchman Bay.

    Keep your eyes peeled for land and sea creatures like moose, bears, and whales. Look out for nesting sea birds in the cliff caves, as well as ocean life in the water, as you sail through this storied landscape.

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What people are saying about Bar Harbor

Randy was absolutely magnificent! His knowledge just blew us away. He is so cordial and so patient and made this tour one of the best tours we’ve ever been on.