ListenGo to Playlist
The relaxing yet breathtaking views of Acadia National Park are the inspiration for this playlist of calm and Americana jams as well as tunes to keep you going on that hike!
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PlayFind a Trail
Offering many different landscapes and views and historical carriage roads, the trails and adventures of Acadia are worth exploring in many different ways!
From the mountains to the seashores, all sorts of flora, fauna, and fun awaits you! These are some of the can't-miss hikes of Acadia:
PARK LOOP ROAD: Riding along the 27-mile Park Loop Road is the best way to do a quick tour of Acadia!
CADILLAC MOUNTAIN: The highest point on the eastern seaboard of the U.S.!
BASS HARBOR HEAD LIGHTHOUSE: Considered one of the most picturesque lighthouses in all of Maine.
OCEAN PATH TRAIL: To see the famous Thunder Hole!
BEEHIVE TRAIL: One of Acadia's famous rung and ladder trails.
WILD GARDENS OF ACADIA: Serves as a living field guide and educational resource to familiarize one with native vegetation.
Wondering where to grab a bite?
Lobster and sweet treats and cafes galore! The areas surrounding Acadia are quaint & charming - well worth taking a seat and indulging in delicious food and local culture! Check out these spots:
BAR HARBOR CAFE: This cafe is great for your caffeine fix and quick local fare!
BEN & BILL'S CHOCOLATE EMPORIUM: If you want a taste of Maine, order their blueberry ice cream (or if you're feeling adventurous, their lobster ice cream).
LOMPOC CAFE & BOOKS: Grab a bite to eat, try a local beer, play some bocce ball, and catch live music most Friday and Saturday nights!
THURSTON'S LOBSTER POUND: They catch their seafood right off of their location, Bass Harbor, then serve it to you that same day.
SIDE STREET CAFE: The perfect place to meet people and experience the local vacation-town culture.
ATLANTIC BREWING COMPANY: The island’s only brewery, offering a wide variety of styles, from blueberry ales to malted porters.
A Bit Nicer
JORDAN POND HOUSE: The only restaurant actually in the park! Great views and three-course meal options.
MACHE BISTRO: This lively restaurant serves eclectic and creative French bistro dishes in a hip space.
How Much Do You Know?
Test your knowledge with our Acadia trivia! Ask your road trip companions to help pass the time in the car and learn together!