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Top 10 Things to do in and Around Acadia National Park

Of all 59 National Parks in the United States Acadia is one of the most unique. Located exclusively within Mount Desert Island, it is the only one of it’s kind. Acadia evolved by the private generous donations of properties from land owners on the Island looking to preserve what they loved about their little slice of heaven. Their generous donations […]

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A Hidden Gem in Acadia National Park: Ship Harbor Nature Trail

A relatively short and easy hike, about one mile back and forth, Ship Harbor Nature trail in Mount Desert, Maine is a must.  The trail used to be a deep water harbor and is now a very shallow inlet which runs along the waters edge and rocky shore. The trail rewards visitors with stunning vistas with so little effort needed. […]

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Trekking Wonderland Trail in Acadia National Park with a toddler

Wonderland Trail in Acadia National Park is possibly one of our favorite hikes within the whole park system. An easy 1.6 mile hike through winding wooded paths and leading to the shore with no one around was exactly what we needed after coming from a crowded and slightly and pushy Thunder Hole crowd. There is a little parking lot on […]

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Jaw-dropping views at Cadillac Mountain

Cadillac Mountain, located on Mount Desert Island is the most visited attraction in Acadia National Park and the only one that can be reached by car. The Mountain was named after the Frenchman, Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, Sieur de Cadillac who was a French explorer and adventurer in New France. Standing at about 1,530 feet in height Cadillac Mountain […]

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A walk along Sand Beach at Acadia National Park

Sand Beach in Acadia National Park is a wonderful way to spent a day at the beach. The beautiful blue/green water paired with the sand made of the crushed pink granite of the surrounding rocks, with expansive views of pine trees, mountains and islands in the distance can not be more dramatic and picture perfect. What makes this spot special […]