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Peaks Island

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Peaks Island

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Acadia National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour

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Explore Acadia National Park's beautiful foliage and stunning vistas with a self-guided audio tour! Nestled away in the remote, unspoiled nature of Bar Harbor, Maine, Acadia is best known for its vibrant fall colors, which span the color spectrum from radiant yellows to deep reds. This self-guided driving allows you to explore Acadia’s wonders with maximum flexibility and value. You can also use the tour for most of the park shuttle’s Loop #4.<br><br>Due to poor signal in the park, be sure to enable OFFLINE MODE while driving.<br><br>Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together!<br><br>Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a password &amp; an app. Download the app, enter password &amp; download tour. When you arrive, go to the Hulls Cove Visitor Center to start the tour. Stick to the tour route &amp; speed limit for the best experience.<br><br>Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!<br><br>This is not an entrance ticket. Check COVID rules &amp; opening hours before your visit.
$2.50 per adult
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lvtraveler0389 wrote a review Oct 2020
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania95 contributions27 helpful votes
we took the daily ferry over and we saw a cab driver - bob - who gives tours when he does not have fares. he gave us an indepth review of history, local color, and met many locals - all for $10 each. well worth it!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Beena B wrote a review Oct 2020
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Horrible place to visit, NOTHING to do, just walk around aimlessly. Believe the one star reviews. Worst visit ever. No golf carts available and the walk was dreadful. For people who rave about this, I would ask if they have been around anywhere coz I can't see anything impressive here. Save your money. Its a tourist trap to get people to spend on tickets on the ferry.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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DKNJ3132 wrote a review Sep 2020
Cranford, New Jersey101 contributions12 helpful votes
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Great way to get away from the it all and enjoy a happy place. You need to reserve a golf cart or it’s not worth going...unless you have a bike. There are two places to rent from one right when you get off the ferry and one that is one block up to the left. We chose Mike’s which is the 2nd one above. Mike’s 207-239-1777. It’s a must or you won’t see anything except what is around the Ferry port.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Wendy P wrote a review Aug 2020
New York City, New York40 contributions4 helpful votes
I recently took the ferry to Peaks Island without much expectation, which was good because I could have easily been disappointed. A walk around the island is beautiful, relaxing and provides good exercise, but if you are looking for specific attractions I'm afraid there aren't many. There are a couple of very small tourist shops and restaurants, but not much else. It's a nice way to spend an afternoon, but you could just as easily walk around Portland for much of the same experience.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Thomas W wrote a review Aug 2020
Plainview, New York58 contributions28 helpful votes
Wife and I thought this place would a cute way to spend half a day with gift shops, eateries, shopping. Big mistake on all fronts. We had to wait ove an hour for the next ferry but all other ceuiaes were sold out. The 17 minute ride was ok. We get off with the huge crowd and had no idea what to do. Tours were full, bikes and gold carts taken so we decided to walk. But there is nothing to see or do! There are about 10 places of business & thats it. One gallery, an ice cream shop, bike rentals and one real reataurant. We immediately regretted coming here as the next ferry was 2 1/2 hours away. The one restaurant was full and no tables. We settled on a food truck and had a lobster roll and lemonade. $50 for the 2 of us, not cheap. Then the rain started and we didnt even have a place to sit down with the food out of the rain. Rain stopped and we just sat on a bench after walking around for a half hr. Worst place to visit. The whole area looked like a tired village not tourist friendly. A few eateries that existed were closed. Seems that portland businesses close sunday monday and tuesday. Dont come to portland those days. It is dead. Parking in the street is easy and 4 star hotels were $125. But thats cause sun and mon its dead. Anyway - we hated peaks island for visiting unless it gets built up with a few restaurants and things to do there, stay away.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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