Bar Harbor is located on Mount Desert Island in coastal Maine’s Hancock County. Known as the gateway to Acadia National Park, it’s one of the most visited attractions in the country. Enjoy over 200 restaurants, concerts, festivals, hiking, boating, fishing and many more outdoor attractions. Whatever season of the year, Maine has a new adventure waiting for you.
Whether exploring by land or by water, Ellsworth offers the convenience of small-city life with all of the qualities of Maine’s spectacular coastal amenities including hiking and boating. In historic Downtown Ellsworth, you’ll discover the real Maine-close to coastal attractions, away from the crowds. This small waterfront city is a vibrant, year-round community where people live and work. The heritage is reflected in the historic architectural gems-City Hall, the library, stately courthouse and lovely churches-all still used for their original purpose. Today the lively downtown offers shops, an art-deco theater, professional offices, galleries, a museum, coffee houses, pubs, great restaurants, arts and entertainment, outdoor recreation and business and personal services. Making Ellsworth Maine a dream destination.