Acadia National Park protects the natural beauty of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline of the United States, an abundance of habitats, high biodiversity, clean air and water, and a rich cultural heritage. Each year, more than 3.3 million people explore seven peaks above 1,000 feet, 120 miles of hiking trails, 45 miles of carriage roads, 17 stone bridges, and four lighthouses.
Mount Desert Island, home to much of Acadia National Park, is one of the most beautiful islands in America. You could easily spend a month there and not run out of things to do. But if you’re like most people, you’ve only got a few days. Make those few days count! Acadia: The Complete Guide puts the best of Acadia and Mount Desert Island at your fingertips, helping you plan the ultimate vacation!
Let your vacation begin this year in Acadia National Park on the majestic Mount Desert Island, located off the rocky coast of Maine. There is no other place like it in North America. Mountains, abundant wildlife and trees, granite, and the thunder of crashing waves await you and your family in this land of realized dreams.
Venture along the ocean’s edge or inland via the famous carriage roads and abundant hiking trails that traverse brooks, streams, lakes, ponds, cliffs and beautiful gardens. Acadia National Park has much more than you can imagine. This is a magical place that answers to the call of both adventure and relaxation. So, let it fill your senses until your your heart and mind are refreshed.
There are many nearby towns and villages to explore on and off the island such as Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Ellsworth, and more. Take a boat to one of the many smaller out islands where you can look back at the gorgeous panoramic view. This time is your time!
Most vacation rentals run Saturday through Saturday and there are many cottages, cabins, homes – large and small, and even small suites to choose from. You will find a list of some good rental options by selecting Vacation Rentals here or in the left navigation column while on any of the other pages in this website.
Plan your Maine vacation now. Take the time to explore a few of the many places to visit and sights to see by clicking on the links to the left. More more in depth information, consider visiting a great Acadia National Park resource call AcadiaMagic.com. There is much delicious Maine seafood and warm hospitality awaiting you and even better memories that can last a lifetime!