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Bar Harbor Yacht Charter | New England Adventures

A Bar Harbor yacht charter takes you to the best-known town on Mount Desert Island, Maine. Here, you can easily access the nearby forests, shores, mountains, and cliffs of Acadia National Park.

Bar Harbor Maine Yacht Charter
Bar Harbor, Maine.
Photo courtesy of Dobbs Productions and Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

Coastal Southwest Harbor is just to the southwest of the town. Here you can enjoy stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Acadia National Park.

To the east, you’ll find the serene beauty of Blue Hill Bay, known for its tranquil waters and panoramic vistas.

Further to the southwest, you’ll encounter the scenic charm of Bass Harbor. Be sure to see the iconic Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse when you’re here.


Bar Harbor summers are pleasant; the winters are freezing, wet, and windy, and it is partly cloudy year-round. Despite the cold winters, the rest of the year is pretty comfortable. The temperature varies from 16°F to 73°F.

Bar Harbor | Places to see

  • Downtown. Explore a variety of shops, restaurants, and quaint taverns.
  • Walk along the picturesque Shore Path. This historic path begins near the town pier and Agamont Park and continues for about 1/2 a mile along the town’s eastern shore.
  • Visit Bar Island, directly north of the town pier. This island is accessible by foot at low tide.
  • Step out on the hiking trails in Acadia National Park. Choose from over 120 miles of trails ranging from easy to complex.

Bar Harbor | Things to do

  • Take the kids to Diver Ed’s Dive-in Theater, an entertaining marine education boat cruise.
  • Eat locally harvested lobster at Rose Eden Lobster, The Travelin Lobster, or C-Ray Lobster. For breakfast, try 2 Cats Restaurant, where you will find everything from pancakes to omelets to tofu scramble.
  • See The Great Maine Lumberjack Show with ax throwing, log rolling, pole climbing, and more!
  • Take a tour and slurp some oysters at Glidden Point Oyster Farm. Glidden Point Oyster Farm is one of Maine’s premier oyster producers.
  • Book a full or half-day fishing adventure with Eagle Mountain Guide Service.
  • After hiking, relax and rejuvenate with a massage or facial at Tree of Life Day Spa. Or take a yoga or fitness class at Destination Health.
  • Visit Acadia National Park
  • Shop at unique stores. Island Artisans is a shop that showcases the work of a group of local Maine artists. Bark Harbor offers pet treats and supplies, as well as unique gifts.
  • Take a hike. Try the Cadillac North Ridge Trail (4.2 miles) to reach the highest point in Acadia National Park. An easier trail that is good for kids is the Cadillac Summit Loop trail (.5 miles). This trail is also good for bird-watching.
  • Go Whale Watching for an exciting boating experience,


Dining in Bar Harbor, Maine is a delightful experience. The town has many seafood restaurants. Savor freshly caught lobster, clam chowder, and other oceanic delights.

Enjoy a waterfront dining experience at places like Stewman’s Lobster Pound. Try the lobster rolls while enjoying stunning harbor views. For more diverse cuisine, downtown Bar Harbor offers a variety of options. You’ll find everything from cozy cafes and pubs to upscale restaurants serving dishes that celebrate the local flavors.

Be sure to try the blueberry-themed desserts, a Maine specialty. Also, explore the local craft beer and artisanal ice cream scenes.


The Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina is one of the only Bar Harbor resorts with a marina. Just minutes from Acadia National Park, this downtown marina can accommodate vessels from 25 to 200 feet long. Marina services include electricity, freshwater, trash service, and fuel. Guests have access to several restaurants and a swimming pool.

In Bar Harbor, Maine, you can elevate your coastal experience with a private boat charter. If you want an exclusive adventure, Bar Harbor boat charters offer the perfect solution.

Private charters allow you to explore the region’s pristine waters and stunning coastline at your own pace.

Luxury Yacht Charters will arrange your private Bar Harbor yacht charter vacation. Enjoy the wonders of the Maine Coastline!