Getting to Our Bar Harbor Cottages.

Driving to Bar Harbor, Maine: Bar Harbor is easily accessible by car. From Boston (268 miles) - follow Interstate 95 through to Bangor (exit 45-A - 395), then pick-up on Rt.1A to Ellsworth, and follow Rt.3 to Bar Harbor. Another route would be to take I-95 to Augusta, take Route 3 to Belfast over to Route 1 to Ellsworth, then back to Route 3 into Bar Harbor.

By Ferry: You can also take the "The CAT Ferry" (Bay Ferries Limited) from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia to Bar Harbor.

By Air: Bar Harbor is serviced by a local airport, the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport, located just 12 miles from the village, and by Bangor International Airport only 50 miles away.

By Cruise Ship: A wonderful way to visit Bar Harbor is on one of the over 70 beautiful cruise ships that arrive in Bar Harbor each year.


Enjoy Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert Island, Acadia National Park, Frenchman's Bay and the entire Maine Coast! Our family has hosted thousands of vacationers to Maine's beautiful Bar Harbor area since 1984, and we invite you to join us. Our accomendatios are casual, family oriented Bar Harbor area Cottage and Motel lodging experience. 

The Cottages and Motel are  located 1/4 of a mile from Acadia National Park entrance, 7 minutes from the center of Bar Harbor village. 

Contact us for Bar Harbor Maine area lodging information:

The Colony
20 Route 3, Hulls Cove, ME 04644
Telephone: 207-288-3383