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Acadia National Park, Maine

Updated on March 02, 2011


There are many ways to enjoy a beautiful Sunday afternoon but, what better ways then exploring mains natural wonder and history. In Acadia National Park in Maine you and your family will be treated to all kinds of enjoyable activities set in the natural splendor of this wonderful park.

One of the great attractions in Acadia National Park is the Mt Desert Island. For many years people have come from all over the country to take in the breath taking scenery and picturesque landscape that is available here in Arcadia. The wildlife jumps to life and the diversity of the additional sights that you will see in and around the park are incredible. Arcadia Park is open year around so no matter when you go you will be surprised by the beauty of its seasons.

When you first enter the park you are going to have to make some choices on how you want to spend your time. Do you enjoy the company of others and want to go on a tour of the park or are you one to explore things on your own. There are highly trained rangers around every corner if you get lost or are in need of any assistance they are more than happy to help. There are a couple of campgrounds if you would like to spend the night under the stars in this wonderful location. Both are located relatively close to the ocean for the midsummer midnight dip. In each season though be ready for any type of climate they come and go drastically year round.

If you’re not so much into camping but would like to stay overnight Acadia National Park does offer various lodes for rent on a nightly or weekly basis. So you can still enjoy camping without actually camping. If that is still a little too woodsy for you there are plenty of four and five star hotels down the road from the park entrance that will cater to your every need. There are all kinds of food options as well. Enjoy a fresh lobster dinner while overlooking the ocean or the majestic mountains by candle light. No matter what you decide to do you will enjoy this area of Maine immensely and come back year after year.

If you're not a camper, there are no worries. The area around Acadia National Park offers all kinds of lodging options. Whether you enjoy four star hotels or charming bed and breakfasts, all can be found in and around Acadia. There are plenty of food options too. You can enjoy the famous Maine lobster or dine on more terrestrial based fare. There truly is something for the whole family. A visit to Acadia National Park can provide incredible memories for years to come. See why so many people enjoy this splendid piece of Maine


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    Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

    Absolutely Gorgeous.....Great place for meditation too. :)

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