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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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+1 207-288-3338
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A major national park in Maine where the attractions and sights are well...

A major national park in Maine where the attractions and sights are well known along the 20-mile Park Loop Road.

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The Treasure of Mt. Desert Island

Gorgeous ocean views. Places to turn out to take perfect pictures. Remember to turn right towards Sand Beach or you'll miss it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Madison, NH
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Madison, NH
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous ocean views. Places to turn out to take perfect pictures. Remember to turn right towards Sand Beach or you'll miss it.

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Green Brook, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a one way drive and you need a park permit. There are many places to stop and enjoy the park and views.

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Park loop is the big road running through Arcadia National Park which you'll automatically follow when driving around. It offers some of the most magnificent sites in Arcadia NP and is sure not to be missed. We went there at the start of August and it was surprisingly calm. We expected a lot more tourists and people but were... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Wonderful views of the pink rocky coast of Maine, including driving to the top of Cadillac Mountain. It is best to avoid the heavy crowds of the summer months. Perhaps October would be best because the exhibitions would be open; we just missed them.

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Hastings
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

ABOSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL, and yes practically nothing has changed. All the trails are still pristine and even the moderate ones are good. Take your time and look around, don't be in a rush. There is so much to see. You can plan a whole day @ Jordan Pond Loop and Bubble Rock and hike back for lunch at the Jordan Pond... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My family and I took a trip to Acadia this summer, and drove on Park Loop Road several times. There are so many places to explore along this route, and the views are amazing. Such a beautiful area. It is definitely a must-do to add to your list when planning a trip to Acadia National Park.

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Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is such a beautiful drive. If you go into Acadia National Park then you will be taking this road. There are many places to stop at lookout points and take pictures along the way. One of my favorite drives.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The road begins as you climb out of Bar Harbour to Cadillac Mountain. The colors were perfect and man trees were a brilliant red. Leaving the mountain you can continue on the loop road to see and experince the beauty of the area. There are beaches, picnic areas and hiking trails to enjoy. The are areas you drive through thane... More 

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Sewell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

My wife and I decided on our first day in Acadia to take the loop road to get a feel for the park. Many national parks have loop roads that highlight key destinations or views that you simply can't miss - Acadia did not miss in that category. The views along the drive of the water and surrounding islands was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were there November 1st and only saw about 3 other vehicles on the entire Loop Road, so it only took us about an hour and we stopped at plenty of places. We didn't hike except short walks out to Sand Beach and Jordan Pond and top of Cadillac Mountain. Most of the Loop Drive is one way. The main... More 

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