Acadia National Park in the Fall
Making memories of a lifetime

Our Beautiful Island

A National Treasure

Your Mount Desert adventure starts at The Bayview Hotel. Whether you’ve come to bike Acadia’s picturesque roads and trails or kayak around Frenchman Bay, our knowledgeable staff can help you take advantage of all that Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor have to offer. You can spend an afternoon sunning and swimming at Sand Beach or take a day to hike the island’s endless trails; catch the sunrise on Cadillac Mountain or grab a lobster roll in town after a leisurely day of shopping and taking in the charms of scenic Bar Harbor. Plus, live like a local with our insider’s guide to the top 10 things to do in Bar Harbor, Maine in the summer.

Tons of great Bar Harbor activities await around every corner of Mount Desert Island and we’re here to help you make the memories of a lifetime.

Making memories of a lifetime

Easy Access to All of Maine's Most Popular Activities

Enjoy Small-Town Charm and Natural Wonders
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park

We are located less than two miles from the entrance to Acadia National Park, with endless outdoor experiences to enjoy. Just a five-minute drive will take you to this amazing area.

Main Street Bar Harbor

Downtown Bar Harbor

We’re just one mile from charming Bar Harbor, with its cute shops and wonderful restaurants. Feel free to take your car or enjoy the journey on the designated walking path.

Kayaking in Bar Harbor ME

Outdoor Activities

In addition to Acadia National Park, we are minutes from fun outdoor activities, including rock climbing, biking, kayaking, hiking, wildlife safaris, ocean cruises, beaches, and more!