Bar Harbor, Maine is one of New England’s most popular vacation destinations. My grandmother grew up here, so I was fortunate to be able to visit this beautiful outdoorsy locale every Summer and most school vacations. Enjoying the great outdoors isn’t the only thing to do in Bar Harbor, Maine. It’s also a great spot […]
Acadia National Park
Established in 1916, Acadia National Park was the first US national park on the east coast. It is located in Maine and visited by more than 3 million people each year.
Acadia National Park includes over 49,000 acres of gorgeous beaches, cliffs, forest, gardens, and other outdoor scenery. It is home to Cadillac Mountain, the first place to see the sun rise on the east coast in the Fall and Winter.
Acadia offers a variety of outdoor activities, such as bird watching, camping, carriage rides, hiking, rock climbing, and swimming.
One of my favorite activities at Acadia is enjoying a picnic lunch on the cliffs at Little Hunter's Beach. Little Hunter's Beach is somewhat hidden and not well marked, which means it's usually quiet and almost never crowded.
If you are looking for tips on visiting Acadia National Park, check out my posts about this beautiful US national park in Maine.
After years of studying (and probably a little partying) the time has come to walk across the stage to receive your diploma. What’s next? Whether it’s a job or advanced studies, be sure to take advantage of some time off to explore this beautiful world. Sure, you could do the typical European or Southeast […]
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Acadia National Park is one of my favorite places to visit. In fact, it is one of the first places I traveled to at less than a year old! Further, my Summers and school vacations were often spent on Mount Desert Island, visiting family in Bar Harbor, and enjoying Acadia National Park. Check out […]