Top Bar Harbor Activities
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.
Easy Access to All of Maine's Most Popular Activities
Enjoy Small-Town Charm and Natural Wonders
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.
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.
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!