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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.

Price and Availability in Bar Harbor

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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 hottest month in Bar Harbor is June, when temperatures peak at 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.

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Vacation Rentals in Bar Harbor

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. Bar Harbor has 1,054 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Bar Harbor can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $50 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $271 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Bar Harbor, then you can choose from over 367 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 24 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 361 places to stay that provide parking. We have 6 places to stay that have 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.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 8 providers in Bar Harbor, including 224 places to stay from Airbnb, 83 accommodations from Homeaway and 47 places to stay from VRBO

592 accommodations in Bar Harbor have been reviewed: 65% are rated excellent or good. 199 places to stay in are instantly bookable.