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Park Loop Road

Address: Acadia National Park, ME
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Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: A major national park in Maine where the attractions and sights are well known along the 20-mile...
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Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: A major national park in Maine where the attractions and sights are well known along the 20-mile Park Loop Road.

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Rising Sun, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We followed the Park Loop Road stopping for tons of beautiful pics. Highly enjoyable!We went back the next evening for pics of the sunset on Cadillac Mt.

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Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

me and my wife went on a fall leaf tour a few years ago to new England, flew into boston and drove up to acadia, stayed in bar harbor. eating seafood, and enjoying the beauty of the national park and the area, I highly recommend 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

The Drive on the park loop road is very relaxing. We stopped at the beach and sat for a while. This is the only beach for miles and miles and is all crushed shells from the glacier period.

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Sweet Valley, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We enjoyed the many diverse sites that are accessible on the loop. From Cadillac Mountain to Sand Beach you get a broad spectrum of things to see and do.

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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I was driving so I couldn't do that much sightseeing but from what I saw, it was beautiful. Next time, I have somebody else do the driving so that I can enjoy the scenery. There are places to stop and enjoy the view though so you can take a break!

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Sydney, Australia
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211 reviews 211 reviews
135 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Visiting Acadia National Park was one of the highlights of my 5 weeks in NE USA and eastern Canada. Really beautiful scenery of the majestic Maine coastline with its lush vegetation and thundering waves over the rocky coastline. Beautiful stone bridges and cottages, both shoreline and inland vistas and a sense of really communing with nature make this a fantastic... More 

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Moorestown
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Spent the day driving around Acadia National Park. The views were great. Many places to stop for hikes or scenic overlooks.

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Acadia national Park should not be missed. If you are not a hiker, you can still enjoy the park. There is a Loop Road, approximately 25 miles, which you can drive. There are plenty of pull offs, where you can experience wonderful vistas and overlooks. If you are a biker, this is a challenge of a ride. It is all... More 

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Muldrow, Oklahoma, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Park Loop Road does just that, all the way around the immediate parts of the park. Lovely roads with so many fall colors. We just loved the drive.

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West Lafayette
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193 reviews 193 reviews
59 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We spent a late afternoon and morning during the peak fall color season. We’d recommend the 15-minute orientation film at the visitor’s center that shows Acadia at its finest from sunrise to sunset. Weather wasn’t ideal for our drive half way up 1,500-foot Cadillac Mountain to see the sunrise (at 6:50) from the eastern edge of the US (a surprisingly... More 

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