Local Attractions

 

*  We suggest walking to downtown as parking can be limited.  There is limited free parking at the town pier and on town streets.
Note:  When parking in Bar Harbor, be careful -they enforce the hourly limits very strictly!

FROM THE GREEN,  NORRIS, PARK VIEW, ASPEN-BIRCH & DOGWOOD-CEDAR COTTAGES
 


DOWNTOWN BAR HARBOR & PIER
 From cottages about a 15 minute walk / 5 minute drive

Go back up Norris to Spring Street- Turn Right. Turn Right on Mt. Desert St., Turn left just past  Village Green onto Main St. Pier is at end.

FREE ACADIA PARK BUS SHUTTLE
To most points in the national park.  Board at Village Green.
About - 10 minute walk / 2 minute drive from cottages.
Picture of buses along the Bar Harbor Village Green

 Go back up on Norris to Spring Street,   Turn Right.  Right on Mt. Desert St, National Park Shuttle on the left  just past the Congregational Church at the Village Green.   

www.exploreacadia.com

* Important Note:     There is almost no parking...


 

ACADIA PARK VISITOR ENTER
About a 15 minute drive from cottages.
A ranger helps out some visitors.

 

Go back up on Norris to Spring Street.  Turn Left. At top of hill, Right turn onto Kebo Rd. Go past golf club.  Left turn on Eagle Lake Rd.  Follow to park entrance road on right.  Follow signs to Visitor Center.

Cadillac Mountain is the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. During certain times of the year, it is the first place in the U.S. to see sunrise.

PARK LOOP ROAD
A quick  7 minute drive/ 15 minute bike to entry

 Go back up on Norris to Spring Street.  Turn Left.At top of hill, Right turn onto Kebo Rd. Go past golf club.  Left turn on Eagle Lake Rd. Follow to park entrance road on right.  Follow signs to Park Loop Road.

CLOSEST ENTRY TO ACADIA HIKING TRAIL
Just up Spring St - 5 minute walk

Go back up on Norris to Spring Street.  Turn Left.  At top of hill   Right onto Kebo St.  Trail head is just past cemetery on left.

Couple of Favorites:  
(Easy) = Wonderland & Bar Island
(Moderate) = Beech Mountain, Great Head
(Difficult) = Cadillac Mountain South Ridge, Beehive

CLOSEST ENTRY TO EAGLE LAKE CARRIAGE TRAIL
Great Bike Riding Opportunities
About 5 Miles From Cottages

 Go back up on Norris to Spring Street.  Turn Left.    At top of hill - turn Right onto Kebo St.,  Go past golf club.  Turn Left onto Eagle Lake Rd, Rt # 233.     Eagle Lake (parking and trail head) will be on your left in a couple of miles.

Kebo Golf Club- 5 minutes away  
8th oldest golf course in nation!

Bike & Kayak Rentals- 5 minutes
Multiple Companies -Downtown Bar Harbor

Fishing
Fishing licenses are mandatory for fresh water fishing, 
and are available town offices


Swimming
Echo Lake, Long Pond, Seal Harbor Beach, Sand Beach

Grocery Stores
Bar Harbor- Hannaford  --Full Service
A & B Natural's (full natural market)