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Address: Winter Harbor, ME
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Gorgeous views!

I went in late October so it was too cold to get out and enjoy the entire area, but I loved what I did get to see! Every way you look is more beautiful than the last. Can't wait... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Kristina F
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New Haven, Connecticut

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went in late October so it was too cold to get out and enjoy the entire area, but I loved what I did get to see! Every way you look is more beautiful than the last. Can't wait to get back to other parts of Acadia National Park to do some more hiking!

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Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is plenty of parking available at Schoodic Point so that you can see some of Maine's incredible coastline! There are several information boards explaining the stone making up the shoreline and talking about what you're seeing (or might see). The day we visited was drizzling so the sky was overcast and the view was hazy. But, it did make... More 

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We started out from Ellsworth on a cloudy day for Schoodic Peninsula which is also a part of Acadia NP (save your entrance pass although we did not came across a checkpoint..). The Schoodic loop road is a short (13 miles) nice coastal ride. The peninsula has lighthouses (Mark Island in the distance and Prospect Harbor up close), fishing villages... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Leave the crowds behind and SEE the real Maine!!!! One of the best places along the Maine coast!!! Dramatic and totally unique!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Schoodic Point is part of Acadia National Park but separate from Mount Desert Island - the main portion of Acadia. It is easily accessible from Bar Harbor or Ellsworth via coastal route 1 (very pretty). Schoodic Point is a rocky formation of dark basalt that extends into the ocean, and is a great spot to watch the ocean, admire beautiful... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Great area with a beautiful shoreline! Loved it! You must visit the ice cream parlor in downtown Winter Harbor!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

When visiting DownEast Maine, too many people concentrate on the commercial/overcrowded Bar Harbor area and the more known hikes in Acadia National Park on Mt.Desert Island & omit the extra time it takes to travel down to Schoodic Point. Believe me it is well worth the trip. Huge, walkable (at lower tide of course) tiers of ledges that jut out... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We picked a relatively calm fall day to visit. This point is magnificent. Excellent for bird watching.

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eastern
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

So, we had done most of Acadia park and Bar Harbor earlier in our week long vacation and wanted to see this area as advertised as less busy. It was which is great. Beautiful views and hike.

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Kralendijk, Bonaire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We were not lucky with the weather since it was rainy but nevertheless enjoyed the beautiful large rocks, the birds, the seals and dolphins!

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