Bar Harbor is the gateway to Acadia National Park and offers amazing scenery and lots of recreational opportunities. Bar Harbor's year-round population is just over 5,000, but the town's growing economy is driven in large part by the thousands of visitors that explore the area in the late spring, summer, and fall. It is the largest community on Mount Desert Island.
Things to Do in Bar Harbor
Located on Mt Desert Island, Bar Harbor is home to beautiful beaches, a classic New England town center with quaint shops, boutiques, and restaurants to explore (not to mention plenty of ice cream shops with Maine's famous blueberry ice cream). You'll also find many small marinas that exemplify the area's coastal culture.
Neighboring the legendary Acadia National Park, this Atlantic community is a favorite among hikers, sailors, and beachgoers alike. Popular land activities include biking, golfing, hiking, climbing, and camping. In the winter, there’s snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Residents and visitors also enjoy plenty of water activities like sailing, boating, lobster fishing, and whale watching. There are several wonderful parks in Bar Harbor.
Bar Harbor Real Estate
Types of properties in Bar Harbor, Maine include a diverse mix of single family homes, condos, and land. You'll discover some beautiful beach houses and waterfront homes in Bar Harbor. So, whether you're looking for a vacation getaway or someplace you can settle down year-round, you're sure to find a property that's right for you.
If you have any questions about Bar Harbor or would like to get more information about local real estate opportunities, please contact Acadia Realty Group. Ready to get started with your search? Browse current listings below or create your own custom MLS search!