For families accompanying prospective students, the following accommodations are open year round and located near the College:

Atlantic Oceanside:  1-800-336-2463 

Acacia House Inn:  1-800-551-5399

Graycote Inn:  1-207-288-3044

The following accommodations are open seasonally (May through November/December) and offer 15% discounts for families visiting COA (be sure to mention the discount when you book):

Bluenose Inn:  1-800-445-4077

Wonder View Inn: 1-888-439-8439

For a more complete listing of accommodations please visit the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce website.

Stop by the Office of Admission for advice on where to eat and what to do while visiting Mount Desert Island.

Favorite Local Hikes & Walks

  • The Precipice
  • Gorham Mountain
  • Witch Hole Pond
  • The Shore Path
  • Little Long Pond