Shopping

Specialty shops and galleries line the streets of Bar Harbor, tempting you with everything from handcrafted Maine items like tourmaline jewelry, maple syrup, and the works of local artists to must-have imports.
 
Visit our outdoor outfitters to gear up for hiking in Acadia, kayaking along the coast, or cross-country skiing on the carriage roads. Find an antique, a piece of art, or the perfect kitchen gadget. Get some classic and practical Maine clothing, or some cutting edge designer fashion. Take home one-of-a-kind treasures from charming and quirky stores that will surprise and delight you. From the ordinary to the extraordinary, you’ll love what you find in Bar Harbor.
PEDEGO ACADIA
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PEDEGO ACADIA

Hello, fun... Pedego Electric Bikes make riding more fun!

The best - and fastest - way to see Acadia, EVER! Bike Acadia National Park: Park Loop Road, Cadillac Mountain, and the Schoodic Peninsula without breaking a sweat. 

Come by for a free test ride!

COOL AS A MOOSE
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COOL AS A MOOSE

Cool As A Moose® is the cool place to shop for Maine, Acadia National Park, and Bar Harbor apparel, gifts, and souvenirs, as well as top quality sunglasses. Since 1986, we’ve treated our customers to the very best service and merchandise in a friendly, fun, and professional atmosphere.Stop in and see for yourself why we were selected as the 2011 Maine Merchant of the year. We wouldn’t be here without you! Cool As A Moose, a good reason to smile!

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BAR HARBOR TEA COMPANY

Maine's only microblender of unique fine teas. Our customers notice our fresh taste and the difference it makes when only the finest quality ingredients are selected. We also offer a selection of rare teas from around the world. Teawares including fine European imports as well as a selection of goods made in Maine and throughout New England. From a gallery of Artisan-crafted teapots to unique and hard-to-find accessories for the tea enthusiast, we offer something for every tea lover. Be sure to visit our inviting retail store while you're visiting Bar Harbor!

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SEA DAWG

Gift shop located on West St. offering an array of gifts, souveniers, tee shirts, sweatshirts, fishing supplies, locally made items, jewelry, Boyds Bears and other interesting items. Come on in and take a look - open May through Christmas.

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JACK'S JEWELRY

A visit to Bar Harbor is incomplete without a visit to Jack's Jewelry, one of Maine's premier Tourmaline Jewelry stores. At Jack's Jewelry you can discover Tourmaline, Maine's State Stone, which boasts an amazing array of colors. Also, be sure not to miss one of the largest collections of scarce multi-colored Watermelon Tourmaline. Choose from a variety of 14K gold or sterling silver rings, pendants, earrings, and bracelets. All our Jewelry has been locally manufactured by the owners of the shop for over 30 years and is offered at unmatched prices and quality. Open daily May-October.

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ISLAND ARTISANS

Island residents creating high quality crafts are the primary feature of this unique gallery which shows the work of over 100 Maine artisans. Weaving, basketry, glass, jewelry, pottery, embossed cards, handspun, printed fabrics... Everything is Handmade in Maine. Open thru Christmas!

THE NATURALIST'S NOTEBOOK
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THE NATURALIST'S NOTEBOOK

Named a Best of New England destination by Yankee magazine in May of 2013 and one of the 50 Things to Do in Maine This Summer by the Bangor Daily News, The Naturalist's Notebook combines nature, science, arts and the frontier of knowledge in fun, engaging installations and activities. The original Notebook exploratorium in Seal Harbor offers three floors of interaction, shopping and learning for all ages. Smaller Naturalist's Notebook Annex spaces have opened on Main St. in Northeast Harbor and (as of Aug. 1) on the town green Bar Harbor. Open 10-5 every day from late June to late October in Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day through late October in Bar Harbor.The Notebook is just a short drive from Bar Harbor or Northeast Harbor. It's a great rainy-day (or sunny day) place for families or anyone who's even slightly curious about the world and the universe.

BAR HARBOR CELLARS
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BAR HARBOR CELLARS

Bar Harbor Cellars Winery is located at Sweet Pea Farm in Bar Harbor, Maine. For over a generation, Sweet Pea Farm has grown fresh cut flowers and produce for local consumption. Our vineyard, begun in 2003, is part of our commitment to sustainable agriculture here on Mount Desert Island. We now produce and bottle wine from both European and local fruit and invite guests to visit our farm and tour the facility from mid-May through mid-October.

TEA HOUSE 278
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TEA HOUSE 278

Named "Best Tea House in New England " by Yankee Magazine, Tea House 278 is a traditional Chinese Tea House In Downtown Bar Harbor where guests can enjoy a relaxed Gaiwan Tea Service, a glass of chilled tea, tea in a to-go container and a variety of savory and sweet snacks. Our beautiful tea garden provides a relaxing oasis where one may enjoy the sounds of a babbling brook and the peaceful energy of the stone garden. During the "quiet season" we are open selected days and hours. Please call 288-2781 for recorded openings and hours. Winter also brings a return of the popular Chinese Movie Nights. See Chamber event calendar for specifics. In our retail area operated by our sister company, Tea Garden Tea Company,  Tea lovers and those new to tea will find a wide selection of hand crafted loose tea from China and Taiwan as well as teaware, tea accessories and amazing artisan ceramics. 
New this season is Tea House 278 Art Gallery. Upstairs in the Tea House are captivating oil paintings by contemporary Chinese artists portraying the human side of life in China. 

A LITTLE MAD
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A LITTLE MAD

A Unique Shop + Gallery of Dreams, SHHH, we're a SECRET!
"People tell us we're different - we say, thank you"

Discover us in the Bayside Landing Courtyard. A LITTLE MAD celebrates dreams realized with Whimsical Home Accents, Unique Gifts, One of a Kind Jewelry, Original Art, and so many more Curiousities

Facebook: www.fb.com/alittlemadshop Twitter: @alittlemadshop Instagram: @alittlemadPICS 

MYSTERY COVE BOOK SHOP
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MYSTERY COVE BOOK SHOP

Summer hours 10-5 Mon thru Sat. We are Bar Harbor's only used book shop and we've been finding good homes for good books since 1983, first via catalog and later internet sales to customers all over the world. In 2007 we opened a genuine brick and mortar book shop. Mystery Cove Book Shop offers books in all subjects and if we don't have the book you're looking for, we'll do our best to find it for you. We have a strong collection of books by Mainers and books about Maine, especially those concerned with the people, history, flora and fauna of Mount Desert Island.

Winter Hours Wednesday through Saturday 10 am to 4 pm (weather permitting)
Our Summer hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm. We’re located 500 feet up Crooked Road from Route 3 in Hulls Cove. We are now offering free WiFi.

QUEEN ANNE'S FLOWER SHOP
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QUEEN ANNE'S FLOWER SHOP

WHERE BEAUTY COMES NATURALLY Full service flower shop offering locally grown, organic flowers as well as exotics, tropical flowers and everything in between. Custom designs to meet your needs and vision. We also carry Evergreen Pottery and Mojestic Design jewelry made by owner Mo McGuire.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY CENTER

Looking for a bird tour in Acadia National Park, a nature tour around Mount Desert Island, a kid-friendly outdoor adventure, or a family tide pool exploration on the rocky shores near Bar Harbor? Do you need a map, a field guide, binoculars (to own or rent), or that special nature-related gift or game for someone back home? The Natural History Center is the place for you! Based out of our Bar Harbor nature store, we offer nature and bird tours throughout Acadia National Park, Downeast Maine, and beyond. We are a family run business that enjoys sharing nature, whether leading you on a tour or sharing information while looking over a map. Our tours cater to beginning and advanced nature-lovers, novice and seasoned birders, families, small groups, kids with lots of energy, and people with mobility limitations. Call us to plan a tour that meets your needs and interests. Stop by our shop to browse our selection of natural history books (birds, lichens, dragonflies, and everything in between), binoculars and spotting scopes, nature-activity books for children, or our personal favorite game, Birdopoly!

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BARK HARBOR

You'll Pawsitively love the Paw-tery, clothing, towels, ornaments & gifts galore in breed specific designs. Designer collars, leashes, toys &, all natural treats from the barkery shaped like lobsters, moose & whales. Reward your best friends with the paw-fect gift from Bark Harbor. (Don't forget the pet sitters & house sitters!) Help us support many non-profit, no kill animal rescues and animal welfare organizations! We give back with your help!

ANALEMMA PRESS:
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ANALEMMA PRESS: "PHOTOGRAPHING ACADIA NATIONAL PARK"

Analemma Press is a publisher of award-winning books aimed at inspiring and helping people enjoy the outdoors.  Based on author Colleen Miniuk-Sperry’s extensive experience, including three terms as an Artist-In-Residence at Acadia National Park, our newest guidebook, Photographing Acadia National Park: The Essential Guide to When, Where and How is jam-packed with detailed location-specific information, over 180 color photos, and practical photography tips to help any visitor with any camera get in the right place at the right time to create their own treasured images of this magical park.

Featuring:

  • 224 pages with over 180 color photographs
  • 50 locations with detailed driving directions
  • 18-page instructional "Photography Basics" section
  • 12 "Behind the Scenes/Making the Image" stories
  • A "Shoot Summary" to help you plan your visit
  • A 6" x 9" laminated glossy soft cover

10% of the book's profit will be donated to the Schoodic Education Adventure residential program, where 4th through 8th graders learn about science and nature in nature on the Schoodic Education and Research Center in Acadia National Park!

The book is proudly sponsored by local businesses:  Bar Harbor Inn, Scenic Flights of Acadia, and Winter Harbor 5 & 10 as well as Arizona Highways Photography Workshops, Hunt's Photo and Video, Gary  Fong, Hoodman Corporation, Manfrotto, and Wimberley.

C - RAY LOBSTER
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C - RAY LOBSTER

C-Ray Lobster is the local's trusted authority for fresh, island seafood and tasty homemade treats. We are a small, family run business, operating on the same property and under the same guiding principles as our grandfather did three generations ago. We proudly supply only the freshest seafood Bar Harbor has to offer, and now offer homemade pies and Maine-themed prepared foods to take away. All items are prepared onsite, using locally sourced ingredients. Stop in to see what's cookin'! Be sure to check us out on our website and on facebook for updated menu and hours.

HANDMADE PAPERS GALLERY
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HANDMADE PAPERS GALLERY

 

Virginia Sarsfield, owner of Handmade Papers Gallery in Brooklin, Maine, has been a production hand paper maker since 1994.


Sarsfield specializes in handmade paper lampshades, which she creates in a rich palette of colors and textures that add a unique luminosity to any lamp.  Lampshade papers are made with beaten kozo or gampi fibers and can be custom colored with fade-resistant, light-fast pigments. Each shade is backed with a specialty-paper liner before it is framed. The finished product will outlive silk or styrene-lined commercial shades.


Working closely with each client, we offer guidance on the size, shape and texture that will maximize the beauty and functionality of each finished piece. Whether you prefer a natural white or a color to match your décor, the perfect lampshade for your favorite lamp is waiting to be discovered.

 

Stop by the gallery to view our wide variety of papers and frames, or join us on Facebook or Etsy, where we'll keep you posted on special exhibits and events at the gallery, along with the latest on paper colors and styles.
Open Wednesday thru Sunday noon - 5
Memorial Day through September
AND Year round by chance or appointment

 

 


CHRISTMAS SPIRIT® SHOP
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CHRISTMAS SPIRIT® SHOP

Capture memories of your Bar Harbor vacation with Maine-made personalized ornaments of your family touring Acadia National Park, hiking its trails, biking its roads, viewing its lighthouses, or watching its whales.  Capture memories for others in American-made personalized ornaments portraying their family (up to 40 members including pets), and celebrating special family occasions including weddings, anniversaries, and baby's first Christmas.  Maine Lobster Buoy Santas, Nativities, and other Holiday Handcrafts all made in Maine/USA.

FAIR TRADE WINDS
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FAIR TRADE WINDS

Whether you're looking for a token to remember your summer vacation or in need of a new shawl to keep you warm on an evening boat ride, we've got fair trade items of all kinds!  Some of the most popular items include recycled glass jewelry, purses made from Tatami grass, recycled oil drum wall art, journals, instruments, dresses, wind chimes and more!  All of our products are handmade and fairly traded.  A visit to our store is a window to the world.  Look for our customized Maine products too!  

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DORR LOBSTER CO., INC.

Dorr to Door lobster and seafood _ÑÐ A family run business specializing in mail order lobster and seafood year round! Now offering traditional Downeast Lobster Bakes, outside on Bar Island, Sunday afternoons. We also have a weekly/monthly cottage on the water for rent. Call for details! facebook.com/dorrlosbter

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STONE SOUP

Come delight in Bar Harbor's specialty childrens shop. Choose quality wooden toys from HABA, Selecta, Plan and Smartgear. Try on an Ergo baby carrier and see what comfort is all about. Stumble upon that sweet something for the new baby. Have fun finding the perfect sweater for the special child in your life. We carry many Made in the USA companies. Allow our friendly, knowledgeable staff to help you with your selections. Open year round.

SAGEGRASS GALLERY
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SAGEGRASS GALLERY

Sagegrass Gallery showcases sensational American Artisans and their Handcrafted Products. Exceptional quality and selection make Sagegrass Bar Harbor's favorite stop for Jewelry, Wearable and Hanging Art, Glasswork, Fragrances and Lotions, Home Decor and so much more.

SERENDIPITY RESALE CLOTHING BOUTIQUE
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SERENDIPITY RESALE CLOTHING BOUTIQUE

Serendipity Resale Clothing Boutique is a local's favorite place to shop! Serendipity is a fundraising project that has been operating for 7 years to benefit the Bar Harbor Food Pantry. Serendipity is staffed by dedicated volunteers. When you shop at Serendipity you help purchase food for the Bar Harbor Food Pantry. All items sold are donated by our generous community members.

The Bar Harbor Food Pantry serves an average of 400 residents of Hancock County throughout the year. 
Our community is committed to helping one another, and you can help when on vacation too!



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WINDOW PANES

Greg and Julie Veilleux established Window Panes in March of 1994. The Bar Harbor store set in a Charming 1930s Arts and Crafts style building located on Main Street across from the village green, features home and garden related products that are of distinct quality, unique, functional and hard to find. This eclectic mix of items is all beautifully arranged creating a mood exclusively for you, the discerning buyer. Window Panes, named "one of Maine's coolest stores" by Downeast Magazine, has thoughtfully displayed all that you need for your home or summer cottage including well crafted furniture, forged lighting, artfully designed wool and cotton rugs, attractive bedding and pillows, colorful and coordinated table linens, classic and cutting edge kitchen gadgets, whimsical and functional garden accessories and a wonderfully tempting selection of personal care items from French-made soaps and lotions to pajamas and shower curtains. As soon as you step into Window Panes, it invites you to explore all: inside, outside and upstairs.

WEST END DRUG CO.
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WEST END DRUG CO.

Bar Harbors Soda-Fountain Pharmacy Family owned and operated since 1917. Recognized as one of Americas 50 most innovative pharmacies and the only one with an old-fashioned soda fountain! State-of-the-art pharmaceutical care, Prescription compounding, Home healthcare supplies and medical equipment, Mail order and in-town delivery services. Combined with old-fashioned, small-town goodness, Best Sweet Deal, Yankee Magazine, 2010 Come in and enjoy a healthy taste of both! 105 Main Street Bar Harbor, ME 288-3318 OPEN Monday-Saturday. Closed major holidays & Sundays. www.westenddrugco.com Accredited by the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation for commitment to quality and excellence in patient care.

WILLIS' ROCK SHOP
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WILLIS' ROCK SHOP

From the earth, to our hands, to yours... Willis' has over 70 years experience creating unique custom 14K gold jewelry. Ask about our local beach stone bracelets. You will find genuine Maine Tourmaline in a variety of colors and styles. We have home accents made from natural materials including local granite vases and unusual wooden boxes. Explore our extensive collection of fossil, gem and mineral specimens.

Additional Resources

ACADIA IMAGE ARTS

16 Mount Desert Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 217-7650

ANNE WOODMAN - THE SHOP

185 Main St.
Bar Harbor , ME 04609
718-839-5129

BAR HARBOR HEMPORIUM

116 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-3014

BAR HARBOR JAM COMPANY

PO Box 744
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(800) 453-0883

BAR HARBOR PICK-A-PEARL

55 West Street
Bungalow 2
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
860.428.2651

BEN & BILL'S CHOCOLATE EMPORIUM

66 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-3281

CADILLAC MOUNTAIN SPORTS

26 Cottage St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-4532

CARILOHA

50 West Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

DEBBAHS

89 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-5161

DEL SOL

35 West Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

FIORE ARTISAN OLIVE OILS & VINEGARS

8 Rodick Place
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 801-2580

HANNAFORD SUPERMARKET & PHARMACY

86 Cottage St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-3621

HOUSE WINE

227a Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-1200

ISLAND IMPORTS LTD

57 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-3841

MAINE COAST WREATH

36 Shop Hill Road
Milbridge, ME 04658
207-255-3301

MAP ADVENTURES LLC

P O Box 15214
Portland, ME 04112
(207) 879-4777

MASSAGE BAR HARBOR & BEAUTY SHOP

80 West Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-266-6045

MDI FARMERS MARKET

21 Park Street
MDI YMCA parking lot
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

MOUNT DESERT SPRING WATER

78 Seal Cove Road
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
(207) 244-5363

PARADIS TRUE VALUE HARDWARE

31 Holland Ave.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-4995

PARKMAN PUBLICATIONS

P O Box 826
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-0355

PARSON'S LOBSTERS & SEAFOOD

64 Eagle Lake Road
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-4736

PATRICK'S BY THE SEA

21 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-0028

PEEKYTOE PROVISIONS

244 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207.801.9161

R. M. FLAGG FOOD SERVICE EQUIPMENT & KITCHEN STORE

1212 State Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 945-9463

RAINWISE INC.

25 Federal St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-5169

SCRIMSHAW WORKSHOP

150 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-4380

SEWING BY THE SEA, INC.

11 Periwinkle Lane
Trenton, ME 04605
(207) 664-2558

SIMPLY NATURAL

44 Cottage Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-8988

THE CHOCOLATE MOOSE OF BAR HARBOR

2 Derby Lane, Suite 1
PO Box 966
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
288-5088

THE CHRISTMAS VACATION SHOP

150 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-5263

THE KIMBALL SHOP & BOUTIQUE

PO Box 468
135 Main Street
Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
(207) 276-3300

TRENTON FLOORING AND FURNITURE

1211 Bar Harbor Road
Trenton, ME 04605
(207) 667-5022

TRENTON MARKETPLACE IGA

1007 Bar Harbor Road
Trenton, ME 04605
(207) 667-9597

WINDSOR CHAIRMAKERS

2596 Atlantic Highway, Route 1
Lincolnville, ME 04849