Bar Harbor The Essential
The bustling resort village of Bar Harbor sits on the eastern edge of Mount Desert Island, located off Maine's northern coastline. The island, attached to the mainland by bridge, is home to popular Acadia National Park, for which Bar Harbor serves as the commercial center. Shops and restaurants abound in the center of town, and hotels, motels and guest houses line the route leading to the central business district.
29mi-long Loop Road parallels a