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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, 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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Lovely

Great thing to do when you first get to Acadia. It is kind of a overview of the main spots. It does take a bit to drive though. Amazing views and sights. We pulled over at several... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great thing to do when you first get to Acadia. It is kind of a overview of the main spots. It does take a bit to drive though. Amazing views and sights. We pulled over at several spots along the way to take pictures and enjoy the fresh air.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Most was closed due to winter was a bad winter this year but still a lot to see and do. The ocean and view is totally worth the cold, snow and drive. We saw 8 deer seems they are use to people as they kept doing their thing which the kids loved to see. My grand daughter tried to get... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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36 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is the best way to see all the highlights of Acadia National Park. My only regret was that we only had one day to take in all the amazing sights. This road takes you directly to the parking area for pretty much every attraction in the park. Just the most perfect day ever. If I had to relive one... More 

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USA
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44 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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88 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 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
24 helpful votes 24 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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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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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
14 helpful votes 14 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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29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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