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Cadillac Mountain

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Cadillac Mountain

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Acadia National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour
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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.<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>No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever!<br><br>This is not an entrance ticket. Check COVID rules &amp; opening hours before your visit.
US$7.99 per adult
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mary T wrote a review Mar. 2021
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The views of the harbor are worth the hike. If you're experienced, go with headlamps before dawn to see the first sunrise in the US. If you're an experienced hiker this is a pretty easy hike. If you're not, bring plenty of water and allow time to rest.
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Dan wrote a review Nov. 2020
New Jersey837 contributions116 helpful votes
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The absolute best to go during sunrise/sunset. Picturesque 360 degree views. Beautiful colors during those times! Worth the drive. Be mindful it does get crowded
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Michele P wrote a review Oct. 2020
Middletown, New York327 contributions50 helpful votes
Take the ride to the top...there is a half mile walk around the peak where you can enjoy an awesome view...or walk down to your favorite rock and sit for a while...ample parking and restrooms available.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Brian M wrote a review Oct. 2020
Hartford, Connecticut498 contributions89 helpful votes
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There is little wonder why a trip to Acadia National Park is considered incomplete without a stop at the top of Cadillac Mountain. And if you forget that it's there? No worries: there's not a park ranger within the confines of the park who will fail to mention its majesty. It's a convenient drive along the park route to get there, and the parking lot is so close to the summit, you almost feel deprived of the usual slog to the top typically associated with mountaintop views. There's signage at the top that explains geography, flora and fauna. Beyond that, it's you and nature. And the crowds--because everybody knows about Cadillac Mountain. But "crowds" in this context is not meant to convey thoughts of pushing your way through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; it's just a great group of people soaking up as much of Maine's magnificence as time will allow.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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egwanderlust wrote a review Oct. 2020
Hampton, New Hampshire747 contributions5,721 helpful votes
This review is based on my personal opinion only. Cadillac Mountain is a gorgeous location located within Acadia but it was my least favorite part of the park. This is due to the amount of crowding at the summit. It took us about 45 minutes to get out of the parking lot after sunrise. I completely agree with the National Park beginning the reservation system. It would make things easier on the visitors. Now for the sunrise. While it was gorgeous, it was overcrowded and many people were sitting in the walkways. If you decide to come after the summer season make sure to bundle up. I had on two coats, two pairs of pants, gloves, and two pairs of socks but still managed to freeze my butt off. I wouldn't write-off coming up to see the sunrise but I would recommend visiting during the summer months if you hate the cold.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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