Bar Harbor Cabins & Vacation Rentals

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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.

Price and Availability in Bar Harbor

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Bar Harbor tends to be Friday, 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 Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Bar Harbor is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. 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 January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

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 91 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -1 ˚F. The wettest month in Bar Harbor is July with 10.03 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 2.44 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Bar Harbor

Browse rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and many more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 1,146 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Bar Harbor ranging from low-cost options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Bar Harbor is available at $33 per night. The average price of a vacation rental is generally $263 per night.

If you need to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 374 accommodations in Bar Harbor that have WiFi. 48 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 28 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Bar Harbor by car, be sure to choose from 373 accommodations that provide parking. We track 27 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 87 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We compare vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from loads of providers in Bar Harbor, including 340 places to stay from Airbnb, 36 accommodations from Priceline and 7 places to stay from RedAwning

722 of our accommodations in Bar Harbor have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 66% as great. 302 accommodations allow instant booking.

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