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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Activities: Viewing foliage, Driving, Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known...
The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known sight.
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This world is not my home, I am just a passing through--- God made some amazing things in nature for us to enjoy while n earth and this is one of the best!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This world is not my home, I am just a passing through--- God made some amazing things in nature for us to enjoy while n earth and this is one of the best!

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Corning, New York
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I drove up the mountain in the spring. It provided beautiful views of the surrounding area and is definitely worth a stop if you are in the area.

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I hiked up the North Ridge Trail. The trail was well marked and moderately challenging. Bring plenty of water and wear layers. The wind can whop up a bit as you ascend. Views during the climb were really amazing, letting you see the hill, coves and ocean all around. At the summit there was a large parking... More 

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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169 reviews 169 reviews
88 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A worthwhile visit here for the views of the islands in the Mt. Desert area. I guess we were fortunate to arrive there at a very convenient time (about 9am on Memorial Day); it was not crowded. You can walk around the mountain-top rocks fairly easily, because the rocks are flat and relatively large. Surprisingly not slippery. We drove to... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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174 reviews 174 reviews
67 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

If you're willing to get up that early, drive to the top of Cadillac Mountain to see the sun rise. You'll be happy you did. When I went, the sunrise was at 457am, so I left Bar Harbor at 4am and got to the top of the mountain about 420pm. I was happy I got there that early, as the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

For Sunset, you want to make it to the Blue Hill Overlook almost at the summit of the mountain. Even in the first week of May, there was a small crowd here. We didn't get a spectacular view, but it was still worth the drive. We returned a few hours later for sunrise at the summit. It's windy so prepare... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We drove in, in two cars and the charge is $25 per car or $50 for an annual pass. There were too many of us to get in wan car but we were in Maine and had to do it. The wind we were told was one of the highest they ever had and it was cold but the views... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Since Acadia is open 24 hours a day you should take advantage of the view numerous times. Try sunrise and sunset, also try after dark and see the city lights amd the stars. It's obviously one of the parks best attractions so it's worth checking out more than once. My wife and I loved it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The view was brillant it was well worth the trip bring jacket as it was chilly on top of mountain Camden was a very pretty town to visit also

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Awesome view, great hikes to the top and a nice drive if you'd rather drive. You can't beat the view of the surrounding islands and the atlantic ocean. Be sure to bring a sweatshirt as it can be a bit cooler at the top!

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