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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
Phone Number: +1 207-288-3338
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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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Excellent Start to Exploring Acadia

My wife and I decided on our first day in Acadia to take the loop road to get a feel for the park. Many national parks have loop roads that highlight key destinations or views... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sewell, New Jersey
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Sewell, New Jersey
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248 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided on our first day in Acadia to take the loop road to get a feel for the park. Many national parks have loop roads that highlight key destinations or views that you simply can't miss - Acadia did not miss in that category. The views along the drive of the water and surrounding islands was... More 

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midwest usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there November 1st and only saw about 3 other vehicles on the entire Loop Road, so it only took us about an hour and we stopped at plenty of places. We didn't hike except short walks out to Sand Beach and Jordan Pond and top of Cadillac Mountain. Most of the Loop Drive is one way. The main... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to several NPs.. I wasn't well researched for this trip... not enough time to explore. However, I was pleased to see that the whole Acadia park loop was 26 miles? ( this trip was several months ago not exactly sure of distance but you get the gist).

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great road. It's one way so there are loads of opportunities to pull up. The cliffs are stunning and then as the road turns inland you find a tranquil beaver pond with three lodges.

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Stonington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My first trip to Acadia, and Wow! was I impressed: the Loop was so perfectly laid out for traveling, stopping to view and take pictures, with pull-offs at just the right spots. A lovely drive with easily accessible walks to Thunder Hole, the top of Cadillac Mountain, and Sand Beach. The foliage was beautiful in the fall, and I'm so... More 

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Syracuse, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Very nice drive with many pullouts along the way, with various degrees of difficulty of hikes and or walks

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

The park loop road isn't very long. You can drive it without stopping in about an hour. Most of the road is two lanes with most being one way. Parking on the road is permitted in certain areas (signs indicate where parking is permitted and where it isn't permitted and on which side of the street). Since there are two... More 

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Middletown, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This was an easy path to travel. It was not that crowded and an experience I wouldn't have wanted to miss. Great views.

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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

If you only have one day on Mount Desert Island then you must drive the Park Loop Road. It gives you a great look at all the different parts of Acadia National Park with several scenic turnouts. Part of the road is one way so be sure and plan your time accordingly. Jordan Pond House is the only place to... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

The Park Loop Road begins and ends at the Hulls Cove Visitors Center, which is the main visitors center at Acadia National Park. We parked our car at the Visitors Center and took the free park shuttle bus around the loop road to get our bearings. Depending on which shuttle you take, there are stops at different areas of the... More 

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