Fare-free transit service between local communities and the Bar Harbor-Hancock County Regional Airport is provided by the Island Explorer buses. The Island Explorer is a free summer shuttle service that takes passengers from Bar Harbor Village Green to a variety of park destinations. The bus is free for ANP. There is a free hop on hop off bus in the park. It’s a good idea to check to see if it’s running during your visit. It’s easy to get around and there are helpful park personnel.
How long does it take to drive the Acadia park Loop?
How long will it take to drive the park loop road? The entire road should be planned for three to four hours. The Hulls Cove Visitor Center sells an audio tour ofthe Park Loop Road.
Can you get around Acadia without a car?
If you don’t have a car, you can fly to the Bar Harbor/Hancock County airport. The Island Explorer bus connects to the airport in the summer and fall. You can either fly to Bangor International airport or take a taxi.
How many days do you need in Acadia National Park?
There is a great long weekend at Acadia National Park. You can spend two to three days in the park. It will give you enough time to drive Park Loop Road, do a few short hikes, watch the sunrise from Cadillac Mountain, and snack on popovers at the Jordan Pond House.
Do you need a car in Bar Harbor Maine?
You don’t need a car once you’re on the island, as the main area of Bar Harbor is easy to get to, and there is a free shuttle that circles through the island. You can get to Bar Harbor by driving.
Can you take RV to Acadia National Park?
You can make campground reservations up to six months in advance if you want to bring your RV to the park. If you make a reservation, you will geta spot in the park.
Is Bar Harbor a walkable town?
Main and Cottage Streets have a lot of shops and restaurants. If you have time, you can walk around the village. Some items about the history of Bar Harbor can be found here.