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“Brilliant!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cadillac Mountain

Cadillac Mountain
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Owner description: The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known sight.
London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Brilliant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014

On a bright clear day, preferably a sunny one, this is the place to be to get amazing views. Being at the highest point on the east coast of the US has its advantages. If you go at dawn you will be the first in the USA to see the sun rise(or so I understand; I didn't do it myself!).
Good parking and lots of well marked hiking trails for the more energetic make this a must-see attraction. I strongly recommend the Visitors' Centre as a place to start any trip into the park. You can buy your park pass there. The rangers are immensely helpful and the maps and guide books are great.

Visited June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“Simply stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2014

We took the easy way and drove up, and discovered absolutely stunning views. A short stroll takes you. Around the top of the mountain for 360 degree views. This is one of the magical places on earth.

Visited May 2014
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Waterford, Connecticut
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69 reviews
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“Great Drive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

The best part about going up Cadillac Mountain is being able to enjoy the view from a mountain top without the challenging hike. Sure, you can hike it if you want to. Or.....take a pleasant drive on the well maintained road. The strategic look out points and the summit were very worth the time and drive.

Visited May 2014
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Fort Worth, Texas
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52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Gorgeous Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

I drove to the top of this mountain and could not stop taking pictures of the gorgeous views. After parking, it was a fairly easy walk to the top - take it slow if you struggle with walking.

Visited May 2014
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Des Moines, Iowa
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Sunrise like no other”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

We got very lucky and got a beautiful clear morning. While it was tough getting up at 4:30 it was well worth it. Seeing the sun crest the horizon and then watching it fan out across the ocean....it does not get much better than this! Get up early and JUST DO IT!

Visited May 2014
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