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Thuya Gardens

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Thuya Gardens

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Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME
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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 and 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>Password valid from Booking Date to Travel Date plus 30 days!<br><br>This is not an entrance ticket. Check COVID rules and opening hours before your visit.
$2.50 $5 per adult
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KthSch wrote a review Dec 2019
Aurora, Illinois3,127 contributions394 helpful votes
When visiting, I parked in the lower parking lot and started walking up the path/steps to the top. Lovely views over the harbor and really peaceful, despite being fairly close to the road. My slightly injured knee wasn’t liking it, but I knew it wasn’t that long. I just took my time resting my knee at the available seating. A little over half way up, a worker met me saying that they needed my car moved from the parking. I was thinking, shoot, I have to walk back down now without getting to the top via the path. But I didn’t say anything. However, she simply offered to take my keys, walk back down, drive my car to the top, and meet me there! Ah, the energy of the young. But more importantly, the amazing kindness of this young woman. I was very grateful…and bonus, I wouldn’t have to subject my knee to the walk down! At the top where the main flower beds are, I couldn’t believe how much was in bloom at this late date. I especially loved the wide variety of dahlias. Great visit and I hope to return.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Frank S wrote a review Oct 2019
New York City, New York21 contributions4 helpful votes
The Thuya Gardens, located at NortheastHarbor, is definitely not to be missed. No matter what the season you are visiting the Gardens, it is stunningly beautiful. Originally a private summer home and gardens, in addition to the grounds themselves, the residential "lodge" is just breathtaking and which serves as a modestly-sized museum about not only Thuya but the area in general.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Bob H wrote a review Oct 2019
San Diego, California70 contributions45 helpful votes
This was a pleasant surprise on our tour of Acadia National Park. Away from the traditional sights, wonderful place to spend an hour to enjoy nature in a peaceful and beautiful setting. Small, but that means you can walk it all in an hour or so. $5 entry on an honor system, well worth the cost.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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RamblingRoses wrote a review Sep 2019
Hendersonville, North Carolina865 contributions194 helpful votes
There are two places to park. One parking lot holds about 8 - 10 cars and is on the same level as the garden. The other lot is lower and on the level with the highway. From the lower lot there are some steep looking stairs. We opted for the easier choice. There is no charge for admission, but a $5 donation is requested. It is well worth it. Large, well-tended flower beds were in full bloom when we visited in mid-September. It was very colorful.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Richard L wrote a review Sep 2019
Chagrin Falls, Ohio191 contributions36 helpful votes
For those of you who love gardens, this is the place to go. Perennials that attract butterflies, beautiful sitting areas to pause and reflect allow for an enjoyable and relaxing visit. There is no charge but a $5 donation is requested.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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