If spending time in nature makes your soul dance, then Bar Harbor is the place for you. Located at Mount Desert Island, this charming little town is filled with gorgeous sights, fresh air and umpteen adventure opportunities. Trekking, sailing, kayaking, whale watching, rock climbing, paddle-boarding, bird watching — do absolutely anything you want to and have the time of your life. If you’re planning to take your pet with you on your adventures and want to make sure that your trip goes smoothly, then you would need to book a pet friendly hotel in Bar Harbor well in advance.
Being a treasure trove of picture perfect landscapes, there is no dearth of attractions in Bar Harbor. Some of the best pet friendly attractions and activities include Bar Harbor Shore Path, Bass Harbor Lighthouse, Lamoine State Park, Wildwood Stables Carriage Tours, Sea Princess Scenic Nature Cruises, Jordan's Pond, Beal and Bunker Mail Boat Ferry, Acadian Nature Cruises, Carriages of Acadia, Acadia National Park and Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines. While vacationing in Bar Harbor, grabbing a bite to eat with your four legged kid in tow is easy as there are a number of eateries that allow pets in their premises. Some of the best names in town are Stewman's Lobster Pound Downtown, Poor Boy's Gourmet Restaurant, The Chart Room, Coffee Hound Coffee Bar, Blaze, Beerworks, Side Street Café, Paddy's Irish Pub and Jack Russell's Steak House & Brewery.
Planning to have some fun at the beach with your furbaby? Head to Hadley Point Beach. While the beach promises a good time, you would need to keep your little darling on leash at all times. If you want to buy little knick-knacks as souvenirs, then stop by at the pet friendly stores where your puppers are welcome. The most popular ones are Jekyll & Hyde Shop and Sea Dawg Gift Shop.
Pet friendly hotels in Bar Harbor charge between $100 and $400 for a night’s stay. Most of these hotels also charge a pet fee.
The hotels that take care of all your accommodation requirements and provides you and your pooch with an incredibly comfortable stay are Balance Rock Inn On The Ocean, Acadia Seaside Cottage, Holiday Inn Bar Harbor, Island Baby Cottage, Days Inn Bar Harbor, Sunset Point Cottage, Our Log Cabin, Dragonfly Woods and Cliffside at Sandcliff by the Sea. Many of these hotels also boast great views of the bay.
Though Bar Harbor doesn’t have any off leash dog parks, there is a leash free area for dogs at Little Long Pond.