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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
Phone Number: 2072883338
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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 must if you're visiting Bar Harbor

Pay the fee and do this. You will be rewarded with beautiful views and plenty of hiking opportunities. Feel like hitting the beach, then visit Sand Beach. Want to hear the waves... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
RobChills
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Nutley, New Jersey
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Nutley, New Jersey
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pay the fee and do this. You will be rewarded with beautiful views and plenty of hiking opportunities. Feel like hitting the beach, then visit Sand Beach. Want to hear the waves crash? then hit Thunder hole.

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was by far the best part of our 5 day stay in Acadia. The loop road is a 26 mile ride, with lots of hills. The good part is the 2 lane, one way road that makes it super safe to go fast and climb. Be careful near the sites- like Thunder Hole, as there are many people spacing... More 

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Lavonia, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great way to start your week (or less than a week) on Mount Desert Island. It gives you a great feel for Maine and the wonder of all the creation that you will see. The highlight was Cadillac Mountain, but the rest was awesome too. One note: it was "the place" where most people were, so go... More 

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

different views make it a great photographic journey......many stopping points.....best seen by private car.

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Thank butch14nj
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly recommend doing this on your first day to take in the views and get a good understanding of the park. We spent about 4 hours driving and stopping and every stop was awesome. We were then able to determine what we wanted to do during the rest of the week. We went on a Sunday and it wasn't... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice soothing route around the park. Enjoy the fresh air and the sound of nature. The park is beautiful and very relaxing.

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Thank Mac2105
Washington DC
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437 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

sand beach, thunder hole, otter cliffs and point. So many highlights along this route. Just do it. Bus is an option, we drove as we had a large group and parking was an issue sometimes so plan to start early if that's how you're getting around.

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you just want to drive around and go up Cadillac Mountain, no one is going to stop you. If you drive the Loop, you will come to a gate and asked to pay the fee.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took a drive around park loop at the beginning of our trip. Our innkeepers suggested it as a way to familiarize ourselves with the park. They were right. It was great to see all of the sites from the car and there are many easy stops along the way. It helped us to plan the rest of our trip.

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Thank Leigh L
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect drive for a down day when hiking may be too strenuous. There are lots of stops along the way for scenic picture taking of Frenchman's Bay. Gorgeous views and vista points!!

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