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Address: Acadia National Park, ME
Activities: Driving, Viewing wildlife
Description: A major national park in Maine where the attractions and sights are well...
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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A great drive

Take your time and enjoy the ride around the park loop road. Stop at the overlooks and see Bar Harbor, the ocean, the blow holes and more. A great way to spend time if its too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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91 reviews 91 reviews
40 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Take your time and enjoy the ride around the park loop road. Stop at the overlooks and see Bar Harbor, the ocean, the blow holes and more. A great way to spend time if its too hot or too cold to get out on the trails.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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371 reviews 371 reviews
84 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

When I think of Maine I think of Acadia. It’s rocky coastlines, panoramic views and towering pine trees will definitely give you something to remember Maine by. This road takes you right through it all. I highly recommend the drive.

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Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had visited Acadia NP during every season except winter and wanted to see the park with snow. It was truly magical! There is a National Park Service brochure, Winter in Acadia, that you can access online, showing how to access Park Loop Road, where restrooms are available, and rules for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, hiking, camping, and ice fishing.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Excellent ocean views, easy accessibility for those that drive their car, and great places to stop and rest and take in the beauty. The most gorgeous part of the drive is along the ocean between the beach and Otter Cliffs. The Jordan Pond House is a great place to stop after hiking, and Cadillac Mountain should be climbed afterwards to... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

You will be awed, refreshed, revived and "sold" if you choose this as one of the very first things you do upon your first visit to Mount Desert Island!

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Rising Sun, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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