Places to Stay in the Winter at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine

Places to Stay in the Winter at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine
Acadia National Park is in the northeast corner of Maine, about as far east as you can get in the contiguous United States. Acadia in winter is full of cross country skiing, snowshoeing, wildlife and bird watching. Snow covers most of the park during the winter months and moose, lynx, fox and deer tracks are easily spotted in the powdery snow. There are several options for lodging in Bar Harbor, abutting Acadia National Park.

The Bluenose Inn and Spa

The Bluenose Inn and Spa offers rooms and suites with many amenities. Spa treatments such as massage, facials and skin treatments are available. There are hot tubs, sitting lounges with fireplaces, fitness room, restaurant and bar and concierge service at the Bluenose. Rooms have queen or king beds, premium linen, robes, flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi. Pets will be accommodated based on breed and room availability. Call the front desk prior to arriving with your pet. Winter activities and tours are bookable through the tour desk at the inn.

The Bluenose Inn and Spa
90 Eden St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-3348
barharborhotel.com

Bar Harbor Regency

The Bar Harbor Regency is within 20 minutes of Acadia (weather and road conditions permitting) and offers a range of services, amenities and room styles. Choose from suites with one or two bedrooms, or rooms with queen, king or two double beds. Toiletries, complimentary weekday newspapers, Wi-Fi, cable TV and coffee comes with each room. There is a restaurant, bar, fitness center, small business room, valet and concierge and conference room. Packages are available that include room, breakfast and tour activities.

Bar Harbor Regency
123 Eden St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-9723
barharborregency.com

Bar Harbor Inn and Spa

The Bar Harbor Inn and Spa is a 30-minute drive to Acadia (depending on weather and road conditions). Enjoy rooms with king or queen beds, lounges with fireplaces, a restaurant, lounge, fitness center and spa with massage. Rooms have Wi-Fi, cable TV, robes and toiletries. The staff assists with tours and wintertime activities if you so choose. There are rooms available with water views. Pets are not allowed.

Bar Harbor Inn and Spa
Newport Drive
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-3351
barharborinn.com

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.