Hotels in Bar Harbor, Maine

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Bar Harbor overview

Bar Harbor is a friendly locale known for its parks and oceanfront, and surrounded by picturesque views of islands and mountains. You'll enjoy the ample bar and dining choices, along with activities like whale watching and boating. Spend a relaxing day at Agamont Park and Shore Path when the weather is nice. While you're here, stop by Bar Harbor Whale Watching and Bar Harbor Whale Museum. Whatever you're into, Bar Harbor has something for you.

Where to stay in Bar Harbor

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Bar Harbor has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Bar Harbor with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Bar Harbor hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Bar Harbor hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Bar Harbor

Fly in to Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from downtown Bar Harbor. Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State) is the next closest major airport, 78.6 mi (126.5 km) away.

What to see around Bar Harbor

Known for its attractions including:
  • • Bar Harbor Whale Watching
  • • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Its parks, mountain views, and seaside are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Agamont Park
  • • Shore Path
  • • Village Green
  • • Cadillac Mountain
  • • Ocean Path Trailhead
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Bar Harbor Whale Watching
  • • Bar Harbor Whale Museum
  • • Abbe Museum
  • • Jesup Memorial Library
  • • St. Saviour's Church

When to visit Bar Harbor

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 47°F day, 11°F night
  • April-June: 80°F day, 30°F night
  • July-September: 82°F day, 46°F night
  • October-December: 64°F day, 16°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.47 inches
  • April-June: 0.47 inches
  • July-September: 0.35 inches
  • October-December: 0.55 inches