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Mount Desert overview

Mount Desert is a relaxing place known for its gardens and parks, and surrounded by picturesque views of the desert and islands. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Spend a relaxing day at Asticou Azalea Garden and Thuya Garden when the weather is nice. Be sure stop by Maine Granite Industry Museum and Acadia Repertory Theater while you're here. Whatever you're into, Mount Desert has something for you.

Where to stay in Mount Desert

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Mount Desert can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 57 hotels in the Mount Desert area and you can shop as many as 21 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 21 2-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night
  • • 26 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 5 4-star hotels with an average price of $129 per night

How to get to Mount Desert

Fly in to Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from downtown Mount Desert.

What to see around Mount Desert

Its desert views and parks offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Asticou Azalea Garden
  • • Thuya Garden
  • • Cadillac Mountain
  • • Village Green
  • • Agamont Park
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Maine Granite Industry Museum
  • • Acadia Repertory Theater
  • • Northeast Harbor Golf Club
  • • Wendell Gilley Museum
  • • Mount Desert Island Oceanarium

When to visit Mount Desert

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: 0.5 inches
  • • April-June: 0.5 inches
  • • July-September: 0.4 inches
  • • October-December: 0.6 inches