Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Bar Harbor, ME that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $150 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Bar Harbor. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Bar Harbor

The parks and island views create a pretty picture of Bar Harbor. This city's bars, hiking and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Bar Harbor

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking and boating. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Bar Harbor a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Kebo Valley Golf Club (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Heart of Acadia Loop (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Bubble Rock (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Bartlett Maine Estate Winery (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Bar Harbor

Travelers enjoy Bar Harbor for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bar Harbor is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Acadia National Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Village Green (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Agamont Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Shore Path (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Bar Island Trails (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Hulls Cove Visitor Center (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Bar Harbor

The nearest airport is in Bangor Intl. Airport (BGR), located 41.8 mi (67.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), which is 8.7 mi (14 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Bar Harbor?

Whatever your getaway needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Bar Harbor that's right up your alley. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Make use of amenities including towels and a DVD player at "The Birches At Acadia Retreat". Located around 7 miles from Bar Harbor, this quality property has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor". Around 1 mile from the heart of Bar Harbor, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with a dishwasher and an oven.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Bar Harbor vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Bar Harbor?

You need only step foot inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Bar Harbor to realize that good things really do come in little packages. Smartly designed to maximize space, these pint-sized pads promise a big vacation experience:

  • Look forward to a simpler way of living at "Beehive Tiny House At Acadia Yurts". Amenities at this tiny house in Southwest Harbor include a sauna and a nearby hospital.
  • "Cabin - Deck House - Private Dockside Tiny House In Sw Harbor" in Sveti Filip i Jakov is another good option. A hair dryer and heating will make your time here extra comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Bar Harbor?

Whether you're looking to book a log cabin for a break with your buddies or a family adventure, Vrbo has you covered. Lock in one of these great vacation rentals in or near Bar Harbor and enjoy chilling out in nature for a while:

  • "Bar Harbor Oceanfront Log Cabin 10 Min To Acadia National Park" is a fabulous combination of outdoor fun and comfort. Take advantage of handy amenities here such as a kitchen and a smart TV.
  • Invite a couple of friends along or cozy up with your sweetheart at "Log Cabin In The Best Town On Mt. Desert Island". A kitchen and a porch are just two of the many conveniences included at this getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Bar Harbor?

We all need a break occasionally. If you're eager to spend a couple of uninterrupted mornings in a cushy bed hugging a coffee, there's no shortage of awesome weekend getaways in and near Bar Harbor. These are two of our favorites:

  • Make yourself at home at "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet". Located roughly 9 miles to the southwest of Bar Harbor, this cozy escape has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a bicycle and a washing machine.
  • Otherwise, create memories with your favorite people at "Charming In - Town Bar Harbor Home", which is around 1 mile to the south of Bar Harbor. You'll have use of WiFi, a fireplace and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Bar Harbor?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days exploring your surroundings and your nights kicking back in your cozy hideaway. These getaways in or near Bar Harbor are sure to please:

  • One of our top picks is "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet". Lock in a few nights at this popular apartment and you'll have access to a garden and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Another top rental is "Spectacular New Oceanside Carriage House". Don't be fooled by its modest size — this cozy apartment is loaded with convenient amenities like nearby whale-watching activities, WiFi and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Bar Harbor?

Whether you're looking for a cozy cottage or a house with enough space for the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Enjoy some downtime at one of these retreats in or near Bar Harbor:

  • For a memorable few nights away, you can't go wrong with "Quiet/clean/well Furnished Village Cottage With Acadia All Around You". It's nice and close to the center of Bar Harbor, along with countless things to see and do.
  • "Beautiful, Comfortable Home With Exceptional In" is also well located. Bunk down here and discover why lots of guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Bar Harbor?

Whether spent in a cabin, an apartment or a lodge, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to say "I love you." Whisk your honey away for a couple of leisurely days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Bar Harbor:

  • Around 7 miles from Bar Harbor, "The Birches At Acadia Retreat" is the perfect place for doting lovebirds. Winery tours and a nearby marina are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor" is another wonderful option that'll woo you. It's about 1 mile from Bar Harbor and comes with a fireplace and beauty services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Bar Harbor?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, you're going to need plenty of room. These mansions for rent in or near Bar Harbor will easily fit your entire crew while doing it in serious style:

  • Charm, elegance and oodles of character — "Spectacularly Situated Mansion" has it all. Approximately 1 mile southeast of Bar Harbor and offering a firepit and a fireplace, this place is hard to beat.
  • With a fireplace, golf and loads of other first-class amenities, "Brand 9 Bedroom - Winter Harbor Mansion With Breathtaking Views" will get your team's tick of approval. This opulent stay is around 5 miles to the east of Bar Harbor.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Bar Harbor?

Share your trip and have even more fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous escape with your best friends or a family reunion, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and around Bar Harbor:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "Modern, Dogs Welcome, Near Acadia National Park And Bar Harbor". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a water view and a garden. You'll discover it around 25 miles to the northwest of Bar Harbor.
  • Nothing's more important than hanging out with loved ones, and "Gambarie - Aspromonte National Park" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 0.1 miles to the southwest of Bar Harbor, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A garden and a fireplace are among the various amenities at hand here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Bar Harbor?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when deciding where to stay, especially if you're traveling with kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Bar Harbor and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Pack your swimsuit and take a break at "Spectacular New Oceanside Carriage House". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a balcony and a kitchen.
  • "Central Guest House With Patio" is the sort of place you go to escape from it all and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A kitchen and a living room are also on hand to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Not sure what the weather's like in Bar Harbor? It has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 70 ºF. If you're searching for more inspiration on where to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Bar Harbor vacation rentals.