Area Attractions

Area attractions in Bar Harbor, Maine.
Note: Current road construction will alter the normal driving time; please plan extra time.
  • Acadia National Park & Visitor Center
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Brewery tours
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Oceanarium
  • Antiques
  • Over 50 restaurants
  • Bike/canoe/kayak rentals
  • Three public golf courses
  • 120 miles of hiking trails
  • 45 miles of mountain bike trails
  • Miniature golf
  • Horse carriage rides
  • Ferries to nearby islands
  • Sailing cruises/sunset sail cruises
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Whale watching

Whether you drive, explore on foot, by bike or horse & carriage, the park offers a fantastic landscape of mountains, ocean and forest like no other.

The Jackson Laboratory

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution and National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center with more than 1,800 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

A presentation and tour of The Jackson Laboratory will be available for attendees on Friday morning, 9/20 at 8:00 a.m. (Meet at The Jackson Laboratory).  Please register on the conference registration form if you plan to attend on 9/20 at 8:00 a.m.