One If By Land … Adventure in Bar Harbor

One If By Land … Adventure in Bar Harbor   While the area may be best known for the pristine beauty of its infamous national park, Bar Harbor offers a grand variety of opportunities for adventure. As promised in last month’s post about water-based activities, this month we’ll be sharing recommendations for activities that keep your… Continue Reading…

Bar Harbor’s Festivals – from Flavors to Feathers

Bar Harbor’s Festivals – from Flavors to Feathers  Bar Harbor’s festival season has begun! With the trees greening up and more flowers in bloom each day, the town is a feast for the eyes. Two early season celebrations offer feasts of bounty for nature lovers and foodies alike.

Enjoy Special Early Season Values

Enjoy Special Early Season Values We’ve extended our 4th night half promotion off through July 31!  Is it possible that the endless winter has finally ended, and that May has arrived? We’re happy to report that here in Bar Harbor, there is a hustle and bustle that says indeed the season has begun! A great… Continue Reading…

Reflecting On The Season: Bar Harbor 2013

Reflecting On The Season: Bar Harbor 2013 This time of year brings an odd mix of melancholy and anticipation for me. At the end of October, I close Maples Inn for the season and embark on myriad activities to wind down the season before retreating to my winter life in Chicago. Each year is a… Continue Reading…

Savor Bar Harbor’s Autumn Riches: 10 Ideas To Keep You Happily Occupied

Savor Bar Harbor’s Autumn Riches: 10 Ideas To Keep You Happily Occupied Once the initial bustle of Labor Day wanes, we’re often left with a sense of loss; summer is past, the days are getting shorter, and we’re focused on commitments and task lists rather than carefree summer jaunts. But autumn in Bar Harbor is… Continue Reading…

Celebrate the Night Sky at Acadia

Celebrate the Night Sky at Acadia Whether you favor astronomy or prefer the glow of the city, a star-filled sky is an awe-inspiring sight. Far from city lights, the Milky Way, comets, satellites and a myriad of stars become visible. Bar Harbor is committed to preserving this precious natural resource and even passed an ordinance several years… Continue Reading…

Bar Harbor, Maine – A Foodie Paradise?

Bar Harbor, Maine – A Foodie Paradise Maine: Lobster. Of course there’s a natural connection, and we highly recommend taking in your share of lobster when you visit these parts. This time of year, the lobster is sweet and the shells are not quite as hard, making it a bit easier for lobster rookies to… Continue Reading…

Bar Harbor By Sea

Bar Harbor By Sea Here in Bar Harbor we have breathtaking ocean views all around us, but it’s a little chilly to dive right in to the water … the average water temperature in July is only 60 degrees! We don’t let the cold water get in our way though: there are many opportunities to… Continue Reading…