Located in the heart of Downeast Maine on Mount Desert Island, Snellhouse is conveniently located within easy walking distance of the downtown Bar Harbor shopping district. The entrance to Acadia National Park is easily reached by bike, foot or car.
The park is known worldwide as one of the most spectacular and beautiful geographical areas. It is home to the only fjord on the east coast of the U.S.,and features rugged rocky cliffs and wild ocean surf. Escape in time to a network of over 50 miles of carriage trails with stone bridges and scenic overlooks crafted generations ago by John D. Rockefeller.
For those who want to pick up the pace and tour 90's style by car, the famous Park Loop Road along the coast offers breathtaking views of nature at its finest.
Bar Harbor offers a varied selection of entertainment venues, dining establishments, and recreational opportunities. Stroll through town, window shop, take in an old time band concert in the evening on the village green.
Mount Desert Island is a beautiful and exciting year-round community offering a wide selection of hiking, cross-country skiing and exploration. Autumn is an especially pretty time of year when the leaves are at their "peak" in brilliant displays of color.