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Jul 28th 2012 11:39AM What a perfect selection of photos to inspire a trip to Acadia National Park in Maine. For those considering either a summer or fall trip, a great list of the 10 top things to do is here: http://ouracadia.com/blog/2009/09/27/top-ten-things-to-do-on-a-visit-to-acadia-national-park-in-maine/
Apr 30th 2011 12:55PM Acadia is like camp for grown-ups. When I cycle the carriage roads, I often incorporate hiking circuits (there are 130 miles of well-marked and extraordinarily scenic, varied trails). We also kayak Somes Sound, the fiord dividing the park, or some of the glacial lakes. Great Long Pond is a favorite -- and the start of some fantastic hikes. Every trip to Acadia has to include lobster. If you're planning a visit, I recommend the site below for tips for restaurants, places to rent bikes, and kayaking and mountain climbing guides:
Jun 11th 2010 10:22PM Acadia is the only national park that was donated to the U.S. by private parties who purchased land to preserve it! It's a gift for those of us who love to hike (110 miles of trails) and bike (57 miles of carriage roads constructed by John D. Rockefeller, Jr.). This is a great recommendation for moderate-challenging hikes: