About Bar Harbor


Let's have a look around into background of Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor is located in Mount Desert Island, which is in Hancock County, Maine, United States.

  • County: Hancock
  • State: Maine
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 44.406019
  • Longitude: -68.311528
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Bar Harbor

  • Climate: Humid Continental  
  • Best Time to Visit: late June, July and August

Location

Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport is located in Trenton, Maine.

Distance from Bar Harbor center to Airport

  • Driving Distance: 13 miles/21kms
  • Driving Time: 31 mins
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport is located in Trenton, Maine.
  • Road: Buses: Island Explorer  
  • Taxi Services: Bar Harbor Coastal Cab & Tours.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities




Bangor

Location

Bangor is located in ME, United States; belonging to Penobscot County.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical 
  • Best Time to Visit: June to August
Tourist Attractions
  • Acadia National Park
  • Statues of Paul Bunyan
  • Bangor Waterfront

Emergency Contact Numbers in Bar Harbor city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Airport: +1 207-288-1222 (Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport)
  • Taxi:       +1 207-288-1222 (Bar Harbor Coastal Cab & Tours)
  • Hospital:  +1 207-288-508 (MDI Hospital)

Events

  • Transformers: The Last Knight @ Criterion Theatre
  • Pinocchio by Barn Arts Collective & 3 Sticks

Tourist Attractions

  • Cadillac Mountain
  • Hulls Cove Visitor Center
  • Wild Gardens of Acadia

Visit Top Restaurants in Bar Harbor

  • Side Street Cafe
  • Galyn's
  • Cafe This Way

Top Shopping Centers in Bar Harbor

  • Fair Trade Winds - Bar Harbor
  • The Acadia Country Store
  • Christmas Spirit

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Abbe Museum
  • Argosy Gallery
  • Bar Harbor Campground

Shelling Out Dollars

Restaurants:

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 15.00 $
  • McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)- 7.00 $
  • Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) - 5.00 $

Transportation:

  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 1.90 $
  • Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)- 29.50 $
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