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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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Acadia Park "must do"

After our bus tour we went back into the park with our car to drive the loop again. We didn't look at the map closely because we got lost for a while. It is best to begin LEFT to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Chris3051
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New York State
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New York State
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After our bus tour we went back into the park with our car to drive the loop again. We didn't look at the map closely because we got lost for a while. It is best to begin LEFT to go around the loop, not right (as we did) to drive up to Cadillac MT....This mountain should be your last "site"... More 

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Central NY State
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are numerous places to stop and take in the beauty of Acadia. It's one way for much of the loop, so be aware of this. You cannot park on the road, but there are pull off places to stop and take photos, have a picnic, or just pull out a chair and relax.

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Thank maddiecat22
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The National Park Service and Friends of Acadia have done their homework to design a well thought out scenic drive with plenty of stop offs, scenic views and good signage.

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Westminster, Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For those who want to get a good overview of Acadia National Park, you can't get enough of Park Loop Drive. This road offers amazing views of the ocean, as well as Bar Harbor. The only drawback is that some places along the offer on-road parking, and some don't--which means a longer walk to the different sites along the way.... More 

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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

25 dollars gets you a week long pass to travel on this 27 mile loop road. It takes you to some great lookouts and stops like thunder hole and sand beach. A good idea is to park at the visitor center and take the free shuttle to points of interests so you don't have to fight for parking.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

if you go in Summer on a weekend, go very early. it gets busy and crowded later. beautiful coastal views though and decent parking

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dayton, oh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The gift shop offers a DVD you can play while you tour the loop. It gives you a narrated tour with places to stop as you drive the loop.

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Lebanon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Took the long way home from work to another location for work and enjoyed the afternoon. So beautiful! Jordan Pond and seeing the carriage roads, along with a ride taking in the ocean views made for a a wonderful afternoon!

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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A must do if visiting the park! One way drive for a good part of the trip. Passes by many of the main attractions. Depending on when you go, the parking can be a challenge at some of the more popular attractions. Very enjoyable drive - take it slow and at a minimum enjoy the scenery. Ideally plan to stop... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove around the loop and then took the bus around. Were allowed to take our dog!!! We got off at Jordan Lake and walked around it and then got back on the bus for the rest of the trip. I'm the driver in our family and it was so nice to be on this beautiful drive without having to... More 

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