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Bar Harbor, Maine: Culinary Walking Tour with Tastings

1. 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.

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.

Bar Harbor: Historic Self-Guided Audio Guide Tour

3. Bar Harbor: Historic Self-Guided Audio Guide Tour

Explore Bar Harbor with your app that will function as your personal guide, audio tour, and map all in one. Enjoy animated videos that allow you to see snapshots from different centuries and interior rooms that you otherwise would not be able to see. Begin your tour at Bar Harbor Pier and hear about Bar Harbor’s early days as a fishing town and its transformation during the Gilded Age. Cross a bridge to the untouched Bar Island. Enter the West Street Historic District, with its Gilded Age homes. At the Abbe Museum, find a collection dedicated to the Native Wabanaki of the region. Stroll down Main Street, loaded with shops, restaurants, and cafes. Head to the waterfront Shore Path and encounter a strange landmark left in Bar Harbor during the Ice Age. See the personal tennis court-turned-public park which serves as an example of how Bar Harbor has transformed since the Gilded Age. See the Bar Harbor Inn, established in 1887. Your tour concludes just beyond the inn, right where you began.

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What people are saying about Bar Harbor

Really appreciated Senechi's knowledge about the area ... no questions he couldn't answer! Be sure to arrive HUNGRY! You'll get so much fantastic food from amazing local establishments.

Charlie was our guide and he was informative and really added his own personality to the tour. I was glad we had Charlie. It was a great tour for the price. Charlie has lots of Moxie!!!

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.

This was a unique experience. The host, Randy, was great and all of the establishments were top notch. We especially liked Bar Harbor Cheesecake Company.

Guide was excellent. Very informative and able to quickly change gears when plans changed.