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Bar Harbor Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Bar Harbor Travel Guide

The charming town of Bar Harbor is found on Mount Desert Island in Maine. The beautiful setting is home to the famous Acadia National Park, where travelers flock to enjoy the great open outdoors, including activities like hiking, biking and mountain climbing. Just a few miles away is the downtown Bar Harbor area, where there is a marina, great shopping and food. As the largest town on the island, visitors can expect the best choice of restaurants as well as live music here.

Things to Do in Bar Harbor

The main attraction in Bar Harbor is Acadia National Park -- a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. With a number of hiking and biking trails, there are plenty of routes to be immersed in the stunning scenery, making it easy to see why Acadia National Park is one of the best parks in the United States! In particular, Cadillac Mountain is popular, being the highest mountain on the East Coast. For a leisurely stroll, especially to watch the sunset, head on the Shore Path. In addition, the Ocean Trail is wonderful for exploring the rocky coast.

Best Time to Visit Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor can be busy in summer, so the fall is a good time to beat the crowds and still enjoy the pleasant weather.

Cabins in Bar Harbor

The small town of Bar Harbor, on Mount Desert Island, is located just minutes away from Acadia National Park, a stunning outdoor space offering breathtaking views and plenty of activities. Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park come hand-in-hand, with many travelers basing themselves in town with an Acadia Cottage rental and set off on an adventure with family and friends. Nearby, Salisbury Cove, Frenchman Bay and Hulls Cove are all also lovely places to explore.

Bar Habor cabin rentals suit a range of budgets. Whether you're looking for a small cottage located in the countryside, quaint seaside cottages, or huge multiple roomed vacation homes with ocean views, the town is sure to have the perfect lodging for you. Some of the cottage suites in town are renovated housekeeping cottages, offering a unique blend of rustic and modern. Most vacation rentals come with wireless internet, cable TV, and a fully equipped kitchen.

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Bar Harbor is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Bar Harbor is in the high season in August. Bar Harbor has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Bar Harbor tends to be Saturday, while the most expensive day tends to be Wednesday. Vacation homes in Bar Harbor tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Bar Harbor

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Bar Harbor. The warmest months in Bar Harbor are June and May, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -9 ˚F. The wettest month in Bar Harbor is November with 7.74 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.87 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Bar Harbor

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more. Bar Harbor has 1,024 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Bar Harbor comes in at $50 per night. On average, a place to stay in Bar Harbor will cost you $272 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 362 accommodations in Bar Harbor that have WiFi. 23 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 17 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Bar Harbor, you'll want to pick from 356 places to stay that provide parking. 6 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 108 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Bar Harbor AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 8 providers, including 213 places to stay from Airbnb, 49 accommodations from Homeaway and 49 places to stay from VRBO.

612 of our places to stay in Bar Harbor have been rated by previous guests. They rated 69% as excellent or good. 202 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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