Guided tour

Bar Harbor: Historical Guided Walking Tour

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Activity provider:Maine Day Ventures, LLC
Guided tour

Bar Harbor: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider:Maine Day Ventures, LLC

From US$ 49.99 per person

Take a walk through time as you make your way around historic Bar Harbor, Maine on this fun, informative, and immersive guided walking tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore Bar Harbor, Maine on a 2-hour historical walking tour
  • Learn the Gilded Age history of the town from a local guide
  • Indulge in a sweet local treat at the end of the tour
Full description
Begin this 2-hour walking tour at the clock on the village green. Once here, enjoy a bottle of Maine spring water and meet your local tour guide.  Set off on your you of this fascinating, historic town. Your local, experienced guide will share highlights and secrets from the Gilded Age, as you wind your way through the village. Listen to stories of rum running, and tales of the town folk who influenced the development of Bar Harbor. Stroll along West Street, where the birth of tourism began in this beautiful coastal town and walk through the cemetery before visiting the civil war monument. You will hear tales of John D. Rockefeller, the Great Fire of 1947, and so much more. Return to the village green where you can tuck into a local dessert to finish up the tour.
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Professional, interactive tour guide
  • Sparkling water from Maine
  • A sweet treat at the end of the tour
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Face masks
  • Additional food or beverages
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Tour meets in front of the Abbe Museum on Mount Desert Street

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • The tour will take place rain or shine
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