280 miles / 4 hr. drive by vehicle
200 miles / 1 hr. 30 min. flight by seaplane
Insider tip – Flying is the way to go! Very beautiful, fast, and an experience on its own. The coastal driving route is also quite scenic. There are plenty of cute, local spots to grab lunch along the way.
Historic, charming, and full of adventures. Bar Harbor is an idyllic coastal community with tons to do and even more to see.
Explore the nearby Acadia National Park, indulge in the local restaurant scene, sail the waters with one of our trusted local insiders, and soak in the incredible scenery.
Check out Oscar’s top picks for a Bar Harbor getaway, and contact us directly for pricing and reservations!
The ultimate New England experience! Take a seaplane and head down Nantucket. There, hop aboard a sailboat built by the captain himself and enjoy a leisurely trip around the island.
Then, try your hand at clam raking, and pick up your juicy treats straight from the ocean! After a day on the water, head to your professional kitchen and learn how to make the best clam chowder you ever had, all while enjoying buttery Maine lobster rolls and wine pairings.
Take flight around Maine’s picturesque lighthouses, beaches and islands on a private seaplane. You can even land on a secluded island for a delicious picnic lunch in the middle of nowhere. Your pilot can also journey around Acadia National Park and Mt. Desert Island.
Toast to the setting sun from your private Casco Bay charter, and enjoy an intimate six-course dinner prepared by acclaimed chef Paul Olaf Lively.
Conquer the bay, and the wind, on a two-day sailing course with Captain Lyman, our trusted local insider and an experienced sailor who loves to teach his skills to new adventurous travelers.
Listen to Captain Lyman tells stories of his journeys as you learn how to master a 30-foot sailboat. Be careful – the sailing bug might bite, and this could become your newfound passion!
It doesn’t get more New England than this. This historic (and renovated) lighthouse serves as a private, one-of-a-kind playground for up to eight guests. Located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and the nearby town of Pocasset.
An intimate glamping resort, set within the trees of Mount Desert Island. Guests enjoy cozy and chic open tents with real beds and full bathrooms. Centrally located, just minutes away Acadia National Park and Maine’s seaside villages.
A peaceful and romantic bed and breakfast on the shores of Frenchman Bay. With only eight rooms, this family-run inn blends coastal comfort with historic elegance.
A luxurious villa tucked away in an ultra-exclusive, historic neighborhood in Bar Harbor. The 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom property features panoramic ocean views, four libraries, an oceanview kitchen, and friendly wildlife visitors like deer, ducklings and rare birds.