Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park are located on Mount Desert Island, Maine. About a three hour drive, north of Portland (and 5 hours north of Boston), Bar Harbor is serviced by two airports: Bangor International Airport and Bar Harbor Aiport (USAir).
Settled in the 1700s, Mount Desert Island has been a popular destination for vacationers since the late 1800s. Its popularity grew with the development of Acadia National Park in the early 1900s.
A wonderful location for all types of vacationers, MDI offers a myriad of activities including hiking, swimming, sailing, fishing, sightseeing, biking, nature walks, bird watching, shopping, museums, nature preserves, horseback riding, beaching, fine dining, theater entertainment, live music, and much more.
For more information about Bar Harbor, click here.
If you would like info on kayak and canoe rentals, see below.
Single kayaks, double kayaks,
and a canoe holding 4 persons.
Check out the Chart Room restaurant right next door: www.chartroombarharbor.com