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Park Loop Road

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Quintessential Maine

The Park Loop Road is a must. Romantic, picturesque, beautiful views. Many places to pull off and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan T
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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
BEAUTIFUL! WOW

This trip is well worth it and there is something for everyone. You can get out and hike, stroll... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
akorn222
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New York City, New York
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A major national park in Maine where the attractions and sights are well known along the 20-mile Park Loop Road.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Park Loop Road is a must. Romantic, picturesque, beautiful views. Many places to pull off and take pictures. There is a great walking path along the shore. Easy to walk. Parts of this road are open year round.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip is well worth it and there is something for everyone. You can get out and hike, stroll, walk or just stand there and take in the views. You have the option of being active or driving and both offer something. Very underrated part...More

1  Thank akorn222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A favorite of my family from our trip to Acadia. My teens loved walking and climbing along the rocky shore.

1  Thank 653swoods
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely well kept roadway that allows you to stop at various places to enjoy the views, hike or just stay awhile.

1  Thank SandyMac1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the visitor center before heading out to Park Loop Road to purchase the DVD tour. Was very informative and allowed you to go at your own pace.

1  Thank KC4444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to visit Acadia for years, it did not disappoint. Great scenic views through-out, with many hiking paths along the loop to enjoy a bit of the "nature" up close. Stop at Bar Harbor for lunch or dinner. If you plan to "hike" read...More

2  Thank SueCB-7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took the loop road at the last minute and found it to be the highlight of our visit to the Bar Harbour area. Great scenery and historic land saved by the Rockefellers and others. Dont miss out on this spectacular place.

1  Thank barymad
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This road is one-way throughout most of the route, which allows you to pull over to the right to park when you want to make a stop. Very scenic road as it hugs the coast a lot.

1  Thank Lisa2013
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The Park Loop Road is a great way to begin your trip to Acadia National Park! It's the outer drive of the park and there are plenty of signs to indicate good stopping points. We also picked up a little guide in the visitors center...More

1  Thank Beach1613
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A storm was moving in our last day on Mount Desert Island, and we had already decided to take the Park Loop Road and see what we could. We started out driving very gingerly to the top off Cadillac Mountain, then descending to take the...More

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Robert K
2 January 2018|
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Response from Love4SunnyDays | Reviewed this property |
We just drove the park. There are places you can stop and walk. Very beautiful. If you want a water tour, I would suggest Rockland Maine on your way through. Bring a light coat or sweater, it gets a little windy next to the... More
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Bulldoglover23
6 November 2017|
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Response from travels4jen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Cadillac. Worth it!
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fredsharley
24 September 2017|
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Response from dentalmediator | Reviewed this property |
Late August through the end of October (IMO).
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