Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
Bar Harbor is a seaside town on Mount Desert Island in the State of Maine.
Cruise ships anchor offshore and tenders drop passengers off at one of two locations:
Because the town of Bar Harbor is small in size, a port shuttle is not required.
There is, however, a free shuttle service called the Island Explorer that takes visitors around the island and into Acadia National Park. There are currently 9 bus routes.
For more information about this service, please visit www.exploreacadia.com. (Note: Service operates from June 23 until Columbus Day - October 9th)
A number of companies provide tours of Acadia National Park. One such company is Acadia Tours (www.acadiatours.com).
A second service provider is Oli's Trolley (olistrolley.com).
The town of Bar Harbor is quite small. The main attractions are:
Acadia National Park
This large national park is located near Bar Harbor. It is the second most visited National Park in the United States.
Please visit www.nps.gov for more information.
View map of Bar Harbor. Note: Passengers are tendered to the Town Pier next to Agamont Park.
Average daily temperatures in Bar Harbor Maine are as follows:
Free Wifi is available at several cafes and restaurants in Bar Harbor.