Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park
Atop Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, visitors can enjoy a birds-eye view of the town of Bar Harbor. The Cromwell Harbor Motel located on Main Street is part of this magnificent scenery. The motel is distinguished by it's rock wall and flowering planter with a grand front lawn, flowering gardens and welcoming motel. We are known as offering a great value and being the only in town motel in a country setting that's only a 1/2 mile stroll to the center of town. Enjoy sightseeing, dining shopping and activities .... all in very close proximity to our lodging. Please visit us and see why we are one of the favorite motels in Bar Harbor and enjoy all that there is to offer on Mount Desert Island.
Aerial View of Bar Harbor
The following picture is an aerial view of Bar Harbor, Maine on Mount Desert Island. This is a northerly view. Cromwell Harbor Motel is at the lower left just below the green Athletic Field. The road that begins near center at the bottom is Main Street which continues northward through the main part of the Bar Harbor Business District. On the horizon is the mainland of Maine. The island just off the shore at the upper left is Bar Island. During low tide a natural land bridge forms that allows people to walk to the island from Bar Harbor. To the right are the Porcupine Islands. A large part of the land on Mount Desert Island, as well as the outlying islands, are part of Acadia National Park.
The Park Loop Road
A short distance south of our Bar Harbor location is the entrance to Acadia National Park and it's main artery, the Park Loop Road. Some of the most spectacular scenery in the park can be seen and experienced on this roadway as it travels South right next to the ocean along the eastern side of Mount Desert Island. Within a short distance is the Precipice Trail, The Beehive, Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Gorham Mountain, and Otter Cliff. There is no better scenery along the eastern shores of North America. The road in this section is one-way but then turns to two-way as it goes by Wildwood Stables at the south end just before Jordan Pond and continues northward towards Cadillac Mountain. Within 1/2 mile south on Route 3 just past Jackson Lab is the entrance on the right.
Shopping & Dining
Downtown Bar Harbor has a variety of unique shops & restaurants offering Maine Made gifts and of course all the lobster you can eat! “Spruce & Gussy” is a locally owned gift shop focusing on small craft companies and local artists. Stop in and discover why its a favorite among locals! With lots of restaurants to choose from, here are a few local favorites: Mache Bistro, Cafe This Way, Mama Dimatteo’s, A Slice of Eden, Bar Harbor Lobster Company, Peekytoe Provisions & Rosalie's.