Is Bar Harbor Expensive?

Is Bar Harbor expensive to visit?

Bar Harbor is a moderately priced destination with an average daily cost of $202. Compared to the rest of North America, which is known to be an expensive region, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in North America for its travel costs, comparable to places like San Diego and Toronto.



Bar Harbour, Maine

How expensive is Bar Harbor?

On average, visitors spend about $202 per day when visiting Bar Harbor (U.S. Dollars). Two travelers together would spend an average of $403 per day. Prices vary dramatically by travel style and length of trip, but if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and use public transportation when possible, you can expect to stay close to this budget. See more travel costs for Bar Harbor here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Bar Harbor?

A weekend trip to Bar Harbor costs about $605 per person on average, based on the previous expenses of other travelers. This includes accommodation, sightseeting activities, transportation, food, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $1,210.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Bar Harbor?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a one week trip to Bar Harbor costs around $1,412 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a one week trip costs $2,824.

Is it expensive to backpack in Bar Harbor?

Bar Harbor is often overlooked by backpackers, as there is a very limited selection of hostels. Because there aren't any hostels and few other amenities that cater to backpackers, prices might be higher than you'd expect. This is particularly true for solo travelers who many have to pay the full cost for a hotel room. To save money, look for budget hotels in convenient locations.

Are hotels expensive in Bar Harbor?

Hotel prices in Bar Harbor are moderately priced and fairly even compared to hotels in other cities. You can expect to spend about $323 per night for a room on average. There are around [5_STAR_COUNT] five star hotels in the city and they average [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. Three star hotels average $382 a night and two star hotels average $267 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Bar Harbor
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 2 $353
3 stars 23 $382
2 stars 23 $267
1 star 1 $174
No rating 1 $254

12 Atlantic Ave, Bar Harbor
Overall Rating 8.9
6 Long And Winding Rd, Bar Harbor
Overall Rating 8.8

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Bar Harbor?

Activities and things to do in Bar Harbor can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $39 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is less than the country's average of $55.

    • Bar Harbor Walking Tour: $24
    • Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour in Acadia National Park: $13
    • Acadia Full Day Small Group Tour: $299
    • Savor Bar Harbor Culinary Walking Tour in Maine: $140
    • Guided Ebike Tour of Acadia National Park Carriage Roads: $174
    • Premium Narrated Bus Tour of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park (3.5 Hours) : $93
    • Self-Guided Ebike Tours of Acadia National Park Carriage Roads: $119
    • Narrated Bus Tour of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park (2.5Hr): $64

    Is food expensive in Bar Harbor?

    Food in Bar Harbor can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $57 on food per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $58. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    Is transportation expensive in Bar Harbor?

    Local transportation in Bar Harbor can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $35 on local transportation per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $46. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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