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The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known sight.
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 5, 2005

Let me begin by saying that I am terrified of mountain driving, but it was well worth the chewed nails once I reached the top. The views are breathtaking. Warning if it is rainy or foggy don't even bother, on two previous occassions we attempted...More

20  Thank Wander5119
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Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our family was visiting Acadia today. I was told that Cadillac Mountain was a must see. When we tried to visit Cadillac Mountain we were informed that it was closed by police that were blocking the entrance. When I asked they offered no reason just...More

12  Thank Erik Z
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Right when we got to the park, we started up the mountain road. There were so many times that we pulled off to look at the view. It was awesome. The pink granite rocks were beautiful. The kids loved running all over them, picking wild...More

Thank buckeyegirl2005
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cadillac mountain gave me the feeling of "freedom and being fully alive" There are many beautify places in the world and this is one that deserves the accolade. You need to be able to get around pretty well as the are is rocky with rocky...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cadillac Mountain provides the most amazing views of the entire Bar Harbor area. Highly recommend a visit to the summit!

Thank DianaSchmidt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went during the daytime and it was a beautiful view, but the more memorable trip was at night after the stars came out. My 7 year old is still talking about all the stars he was able to see, and my husband was able...More

Thank karrieal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a bus tour if Arcadia Park. One of stops was Cadillac Mountain. Even though it Was raining we still liked the fall colors and view. Also the water spouts were better then I had read and seen on the internet

Thank rileypickles
Reviewed 1 week ago

After hiking the carriage trails in Acadia, a drive to the top of Cadillac mountain provides an excellent view of Bar Harbor from above. Several excellent motels along the edge of Acadia park provide walking access to the park.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is windy and can be chilly but from the stars to the water you can see forever. Hike drive walk run it is amazing was there in spring and fall and so spectacular! Go and see true beauty!

Thank fez0227
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove to the top on a rainy afternoon.... ummmm don't bother if you want to see the views, you can't. However the drive up there in the fall was just lovely with all the different leaf colours. Not detered we got up at 3am...More

Thank D0ryDays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1,500 feet above Bar Harbor lies Cadillac Mountain the highest point in Acadia National Park. As the guides will tell you, it is the first place in the continental USA to see the sun rise. From the top I saw cruise ships in the bay...More

Thank sentellr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walk among the pink granite of the mountain. Fantastic views even though the leaves were not at their peak colour. Loved it - felt so pristine, and it was lovely being surrounded by so much nature.

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Sharon S
October 2, 2018|
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Response from mqua | Reviewed this property |
20 minutes. Check when sunrise is and plan to arrive 1/2 hour before. Have a great time!
Patricia T
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Mis605 | Reviewed this property |
We did see dogs leashed. Majority of areas allow. Looks like there are some areas where they aren't allowed and others not recommended. Cadillac was not recommended it appears. Google Acadia national park dogs allowed
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Norman S | Reviewed this property |
There are signs in the parking are that say you must never your "pass" displayed on the das. We hadn't bought a pass (we didn't pass through any entryway that was collecting fees) so I displayed my Senior Pass on the dash... More