Are you planning a magical weekend getaway in Maine? Don’t forget to visit Bar Harbor, a popular holiday destination on Mount Desert Island and the gateway to Acadia National Park. It contains a rich history and culture, unlike any other place. The natural beauty that surrounds Bar Harbor is dotted with ocean cliffs and rocky beaches, as well as lakes and valleys created by glaciers, unbroken mountain views and boreal forest. Bar Harbor, the largest community on Mount Desert Island, is a five-hour drive from Boston, and 50 miles (80.5 kilometers) from Bangor International Airport. The Bar Harbor area provides adventure in all four seasons, including hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. In the fall, people come from all over to see the explosion of colour. When it comes to accommodation, guests can find something that fits every travel style and budget, from beautifully maintained lodges to historic inns and luxury hotels. Let’s talk about the top Vrbo in Bar Harbor, Maine.
This charming house is situated on a quiet street, one block off Main Street. It’s a simple walk to all of the Bar Harbor shops and restaurants and you’ll have the gorgeous ocean beside you as you walk down the scenic and historic Shore Path. It has a well-equipped kitchen, which opens to an outsized backyard. There’s also a spacious dining room and living room, equipped with a 42-inch flat-screen TV, VCR/DVD player, stereo, and card and board games, all located on the first floor.
'Acadia Escape' a downtown home close to everythingBar Harbor, ME, US
Top guest reviewsbeds are comfortable and each bedroom has a floor fan for circulationwe also enjoyed using the gas grill and eating at the picnic tablethe house has everything needed for a comfortable staycute clean well stocked and well maintained homeall appliances were clean and in good working orderthe one bathroom was small but very cleanthe house was very clean and neat and had everything we needed for the weekthe property was clean and ready for our arrival
Host:the owners were lovely and very responsivethe owners are available and delightfulthe owners were so kind and helpful - we definitely recommend staying hereRead more reviewsthe location is great as everything is in walking distancealso a very short drive to a bunch of great hikes in acadia national parkcan't beat the location we loved being able to walk to town the playground the farmer's market etcwe love love love the location of this homethe house is in a great location on a quiet one-way street
Make this brand new property, the “Rockcairn”, your basecamp. It’s located on a quiet side street and is the perfect place for enjoying the magical landscape of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island. Park your car in the included off-street parking space and walk to all the stores, restaurants, and attractions in the city centre. The grocery store is just a block away, as are the rentals for bicycles, kayaks, and motor scooters. A short walk down the street is Bar Island, which is part of Acadia National Park.
EXPLORERS WANTED! INTOWN home: Short walk to ocean, shops & Acadia Park trails!
Top guest reviewsthe house was very comfortable and had lots of sleeping options for usthere is a nice big-screen tv and plenty of games and books for relaxingwe had 5 adults and had plenty of room to relax after a day of exploringthe house was cleanthe house was a nice and clean
Host:the owners were very pleasant and helpfulthe owners contacted us and made sure we had everything we neededsherri was very kind and provide everything that we neededthe owners couldn’t have been betterRead more reviewswe loved the locationcomfortable well appointed house nice location with a short walk to townneighbors are incredibly close but both side neighbors were fantasticthe house had everything we needed and was in a great locationgreat location for accessing bar harbor downtown district & acadia national park
Up a hill, just outside the town, this quiet Bar Harbor residence has all the comforts and great access. The land features some of MDI’s oldest and largest trees. Cromwell Harbor Stream surrounds the land to the back and overlooks the kitchen, bathrooms, and deck. This rental features an open concept kitchen, living, and dining area with plenty of space and privacy options.
Spectacular Views, Walking Distance To Everything
Top guest reviewsthe house was very comfortable and the view was beautifulwe found it to be very clean and more than adequately furbished for our stay
Host:host was very informative and responsiveRead more reviewsthe location of the house was in the perfect location to everythinggreat location and sleeps 18perfect location for walking to sand island and everywhere downtownthis house has a fantastic locationwe loved the walk ability to anywhere in this charming town
This farmhouse is centrally located on Mount Desert Island. A private staircase leads upstairs to a sunlit, queen bedroom suite, a living room with a futon, a private bathroom, and a kitchenette with a microwave, refrigerator, toaster, and coffee making facilities. The house and stable, once serving Mt. Desert’s livery needs, are situated on one of the island’s major roads.
Beautiful Artistic Home Ideal Location for Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor
Top guest reviewsloved the jacuzzi tub and heated bathroom floorwe just kept the bathroom door shut and when we got up the bathroom was nice and toastyoh also if you go in the winter time the beautiful bathroom has a heated tile floorthe house was clean and well equippedthe apartment was clean and well maintained with everything that we could have neededcomfortable clean and perfect for our family of 4the apartment is spacious clean well-stocked and so comfortablewe were completely enchanted with our accommodations the facility was neat and clean and cozy and welcoming
Host:the owner was incredibly nice and helpfulthe owners of the apartment were helpful and cordialRead more reviewsthe location is ideal and is an easy walk to trails and downtownshort walk to the downtown area and drive to the park made it a perfect locationideal location - close enough to town for walking but efficiently located such that driving through town wasn't requiredwe would highly recommend this location to othersthis was a perfect location with a short walk into town and short drive into the park
You can cycle to Village Green in the middle of Bar Harbor in minutes from this quiet neighbourhood. You can go to Acadia for a walk or a bike, take a walk along the shore trail, or go out for breakfast. When staying here, you will experience all of Bar Harbor and Acadia without using your car. In the near vicinity, you’ll find the library, YMCA, theatre, restaurants, and shops.
Introducing: "Beach Point Cottage" in the Heart of Bar Harbor! Walk Everywhere!
Top guest reviewshouse is clean and as advertisedit was spotlessly cleanhouse was clean plenty of space and location was the bestplenty of room clean comfy and so close to everything in bar harbor
Host:the host was very responsive and helpfullogan was extremely helpful and responsivereally comfortable and hosts recommendations were spot onthe owner was very helpful with tips on things to do and seeowner was very hospitable and property was perfect would definitely stay her againRead more reviewsthe location is just as wonderfulvery close to town making an easy walk to enjoy the shopsgreat house great location to the downtown but also quietit was in a great location to walk to downtown restaurants shops and grocery storenice clean home close to main street and within walking distance to the grocery stores and restaurants
You’ll get breathtaking views of Acadia National Park from this custom-built home. This is a spacious, fully-equipped home can accommodate six guests in its three bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms have queen size beds, while the third has a king. All three bathrooms have their own luxurious bathroom. The property has recently had a 100,000 USD renovation, which only added to its opulence. These luxury features include granite countertops, walk-in showers and hardwood floors, but it’s the sweeping views that really pay off.
BAR HARBOR WEEKLY RENTALS, IN TOWN HOMES BORDERS ACADIA MILLION DOLLAR VIEW)Bar Harbor, ME, US
Top guest reviewsmillion dollar view is the correct description - beautiful comfortable home and beautiful viewthe views from the living room and master bedroom were fantasticthe house is spacious clean comfortable and has gorgeous views of the mountatinswe did use a fire tv stick with 85% successthis house had plenty of space with a lovely kitchen and dining areathe house was clean and well keptit was clean and everything was in great shapea clean comfortable well equipped and well appointed home with plenty of roomthe kitchen was well stocked and cleanthe home was clean and well stocked for any traveler
Host:bob the owner was very kind and offered to help with anything we may needowner greeted us with a fresh wild blueberry pie and remained available throughout our staykid friendly? just two concerns herethe owner is very accommodating and made the booking process very easyRead more reviewseverything was perfect at this locationthe location to the park and town is greatgreat property and great locationgreat location just minutes from downtown bar harbor and very close to multiple entrances to acadiathe park loop rd is right around the corner and easy to get to
This cosy cottage is situated in a peaceful neighbourhood and has an oversized enclosed yard, making it an excellent spot for a family vacation. The clean and updated home, located in town in Bar Harbor is just a 5-minute walk from the park. It has three bedrooms, one bath, a kitchen, dining room, front room, and a wrap-around deck with a BBQ - all on one level, but there is also with a basement-level laundry area with a washer/dryer.
Shannon Cottage: In-Town Bar Harbor - 5 min walk to Village Green
Top guest reviewsit was also nice that the cottage had air conditioningthe kitchen was well-stocked and perfect for cooking and eating inthere were plenty of linens and paper goods and i thought the beds were comfortablethe cottage was clean and well keptit's not super fancy but it's clean and comfortableshannon cottage was wonderful it was clean and very well-maintained
Host:the owner was a pleasure to deal withwe also got meet the owners who are such nice peoplethe owners are kind and attentive and helped provide a wonderful experience in a beautiful placethe owners were great by making sure to think of everything that guests may want/need during vacationgreat yard owners are helpful and even brought us some tomatoesRead more reviewsexcellent location within walking distance of townwe loved being so close to everythingwhat a fantastic location a+ close to a really cool playground and a public wadding poolit was cute clean great location well stockedperfect location for bar harbor
This brightly coloured, newly renovated house is right in the centre of the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor, especially vibrant during the summer. It has a spectacular spa-quality designer shower. You’ll get delicious blueberry pancakes right across the courtyard at the cafe. Or, you can just stroll in the garden and inspect the nearby shops, which have something for everyone’s taste and budget.
Bar Harbor Village Green Hideaway! A few feet from shops, restaurants, movies.
Top guest reviewsThere is plenty of room (and so much light) in the kitchenAnn provided a clean comfortable and cozy homeThe 3 bedrooms are all perfect size for vacationingbut you have instant access and a couple of the best private parking spaces in townThe first floor powder room/laundry are very convenientProperty was comfortable clean and the location can't be beatThe property is exactly as describedThe rooms are very comfortable the property is clean and inviting and the second floor full bath with a walk-in shower is wonderfulThe main bathroom is very large and we had plenty of towels It also helped to have a washer and dryer (they are older and had quirks but worked) because due to the warmer weather we had to wash cl...The kitchen was spacious and clean we could have used more silverware and glasses
Host:Extremely accommodating and so friendlyShe had a beautiful welcome basket waiting for us with wineAnn was wonderful to work with very helpful and kindA great welcome basket from the owner was a bonusit's location so close to town while we also appreciated Ann being completely available for any of our questions and needsRead more reviewsQuiet but close to everything Walk across the street to board the free buses and bike vans into AcadiaDowntown Cafe just in front servesThe location is perfect-close to downtown Bar Harbor and Acadiaand this was by far the best location that we have stayed in Close to everything but still very quiet and has a secluded feelwe enjoyed the house patio and convenience of the property
This home got a complete makeover in 2017 and was updated into this beautiful, captivating home. It is located on a quiet side street in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor. The home was planned carefully and furnished with super comfortable mattresses. The hardwood floors have been restored beautifully.
Downtown Bar Harbor - See Acadia National Park!
Top guest reviewsthe furnishings aren't luxurious but it is very comfortable and has everything you needgreat house clean spacious updated bathrooms washer/dryer dishwasherRead more reviewsloved being able to walk everywhere
Come to Bar Harbor and stay in this all-season, air-conditioned, three-bedroom, New England-style cottage home with a double spring futon and daybed for up to four guests. It sits in the middle of the town of Bar Harbor. A few steps away is Acadia National Park, Bar Island, and the ocean.
Cove Cottage Within 250' from Saltwater BeachBar Harbor, ME, US
Top guest reviewsthe beds are comfortablethe living room is very comfortable and cozy, with a big screen tv and a spectacular view of the oceanat night it was cozy & welcoming in the living room for watching tv or readingboth bedrooms have tvsgreat property - great amenities and view of the waterthe house was clean and cozyit was clean and comfortablethe home was perfect! clean, stocked, and conveniently located, we spent days in acadia and in townit is very clean and close to bar harbor and the visitors centerthe quaint cottage is warm, comfortable, and inviting and you can't ask for a better location
Host:we all had an amazing vacation and did not want to leave!hazel does an amazing job with everything that she has at the house for you to use!perfect getaway, hazel took care of every little detail! the only thing we had to bring was ourselves & grocerieswe could not have picked a greater location! the house was perfect for my husband, myself and our two daughtersloved being walkable to acadia park entrancewe went with another couple and had a great timeRead more reviewsour bay retriever lovedswimming in the bay across the streetwe have stayed at cove cottage a number of timesthe property is very close to downtown bar harbor which is just a few short minutes awayjoe and i loved our vacation in the cottagewe were only a few minutes from downtown bar harbor and the drive is just beautiful
All the best waits for you in Bar Harbor
The natural beauty that surrounds Bar Harbor is dotted with ocean cliffs and rocky beaches, lakes and valleys created by glaciers, unbroken mountain views and boreal forest. Thomas Cole, Frederic Edwin Church, Fitz Henry Lane, and many other great artists captured this elegance. Acadia National Park is accessible right from the downtown Bar Harbor area. This park is one of the most visited national parks in the US and is an area preserved in perpetuity, thanks to the generosity of American business magnate John D. Rockefeller Jr. and other wealthy landowners. It features miles of roads free of motor vehicles and 16 stone-faced bridges, each special in their nature, designed by Rockefeller to allow visitors to easily explore the park. Another of the many distinctive features of the park is Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the seaboard of the North Atlantic and the first location in the United States to see the sunrise during fall and winter. Make a point of booking one of these top Vrbo in Bar Harbor, Maine, and you’ll get the chance to see the best of this state in one quaint community. They’re waiting for you!
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