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Cadillac Mountain

Address: Acadia National Park, ME
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Driving, Watching sunrise/sunset, Viewing foliage
Owner description: The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known sight.
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Driving, Watching sunrise/sunset, Viewing foliage
Owner description: The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known sight.

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New Braunfels Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

..whether you drive up or hike up.. it is worth the effort. I lucked out and was there at a full moon, the sunset set and the moon came over the horizon. Just fabulous.

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Detroit, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Acadia National Park is amazing !!! We did visit it the 1st week of April so it was kind of dead which is not a bad thing. We heard that in peak times (which is the whole summer) it's so busy that they make both lanes a one way loop through the whole park. We were able to stop wherever... More 

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Absolutely Breath taking, Still go there in my mind when I meditate. Screen Saver heaven at work, Can't wait to go back.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The road up is nice if you want good views without the hiking, but the trails are incredible. In my time I've done all four. This time, my daughter wanted to do the really steep trail, which was strenuous but worth it!

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Wells, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My wife and I biked along the carriage roads which are wide and smooth with sure pack. One one part a hiking trail crossed the bike path so we set our bikes aside and hiked to the top of a smaller peak. The next day we hiked up Cadillac Mt which took 2 hours. It was not steep as we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My wife and I with her sister/brother in law made the trip up Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park to see the first mainland sunrise for the USA. We had to leave our hotel at 4:30 AM to get to the top of the mountain for the event. We dressed warmly and carried blankets with us as we were sitting... More 

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Jasper, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We came during the end of the season. The leaves were beautiful shades of orange, red, and yellow. It was very foggy when we were there so we couldn't see down very far. However, the drive up was incredible. Definitely a must.

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Northern Ontario
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a beautiful spot . The drive up the mountain provides several great stop spots to enjoy the gorgeous view . There are hiking trails all through the area . The views are amazing, especially at sunrise , the first sunrise seen in the U.S. because of its eastern location and elevation . There is plenty of time needed... More 

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San Jose, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Got there just before sunset. Beautiful views of surroundings. There are trails but we didn't have time to explore.

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Port Orchard, Washington
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We took two of the Oli's Trolley tours and enjoyed both. The first one was a tour of downtown. Driver very informative funny. Then a trip up to Cadillac Mt. Beautiful views from the top. Worth the ride for sure.

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