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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Two Hour Salem Morning Stroll Historical Tour
"The Salem Morning Stroll is an eclectic and conversational two hour guided history tour through Salem’s walkable downtown a stop at the historic Hawthorn Hotel the waterfront Salem Witch Trials Memorial and the 1637 Burial Point. Consider this tour to be your personal invitation to become familiar with this storied New England seaport and “Witch City”.The walk is interpreted by local tour guide and story teller Kennet from the witchcraft trials to the snake oil salesmen writers
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Most Viewed General in Acadia National Park

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Dorr Mountain

The summit of Dorr Mountain can be reached from several different trails. I reached the summit from the south ridge. You can also reach the summit on trails from the north ridge, the Gorge Path and...
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Great Head Point

Great Head Point is accessed from the Great Head Loop Trail. The point has great views of the Atlantic Ocean from a large exposed rock outcropping. This rock outcropping can be explored a bit as it is...
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Ship Harbor Tidal Pools

A park ranger at Hull's Cove Visitor Center recommended Ship Harbor to me for exploring tidal pool. I checked the tide chart the park service provides and fortunately the tide was out around midday....
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Jordan Pond North Shore

One of the highlights of hiking the Jordan Pond Path is the north shore. At the north shore, two streams empty into the pond. The park service has built bridges to cross the stream and they are quite...
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Hemlock Road

During my late afternoon walk along the Hemlock Road Path, I was lucky to find some beautiful flowers that are in bloom (late May, early June). One of my favorites was the Iris Versicolor, also known...
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General info about the park

I never know where to put this stuff so am sticking it here... Acadia is virtually open all year, although much of Bar Harbor shuts down between Columbus Day and mid May. Its peak season (when you'll...
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goodfish
Jan 05, 2012
 
 
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Acadia in the Fall

This is not an activity or a specific site but a best time to visit the park: it's spectacular in the fall! Mt. Desert Island is one of the last places in Maine to see peak foliage and timing is...
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goodfish
Jan 04, 2012

Entrance Fees

As with all US National Parks, there is an entrance fee to Acadia National Park. When I was there we purchased a now discontinued National Parks Pass,( Which will still be honored for 1 year from the...
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kazander
Feb 20, 2007

Summer Playground for the Rich and Famous

From the mid-1800s and into the early 1900s, Mount Desert Island was the summer home of some of the wealthiest people in America. Inspired by the landscape painters of the Hudson River School, the...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Dec 20, 2006

Entrance Fees

A user fee is required anywhere you go within the Park. This fee is $20 per vehicle for a 7-day pass. The National Parks Pass allows entrance for your entire family into all parks, and is availiable...
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Shihar
Mar 27, 2006

Four Entrances into ANP

There are 4 entrances to the Popular Park Loop Road section of the Park on Mount Desert Island:1) Hulls Cove Entrance- located on Route 32) Cadillac Mountain Entrance- located on the outskirts of of...
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Shihar
Mar 27, 2006

Watch the lighthouse signal

As we were leaving the Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, I realized that from the parking lot you have a great view of the signal. The lighthouse blinks a red signal ... 4 seconds red and one second off (I...
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sue&gene
Jun 12, 2005

Diverse wildlife

The information about the park indicated that you might see several types of wildlife. Mostly we saw friendly sea gulls ... they were even willing to pose for pictures. My best memory of Acadia...
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sue&gene
Jun 11, 2005

More Fog

C'mon, don't be lazy, click on the photo. Within the velvety mist theres a surprise. This is my favorite photo of the Acadia trip. We were walking a path that led to THE BASS HARBOR LIGHT and...
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chodearm
Sep 23, 2004

Top Hotels in Acadia National Park

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Route 3, five miles south of Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine, United States
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Off of route 102A, four miles south of Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine, United States
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Top Things to Do in Acadia National Park

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Thunderhole

Thunder Hole is located along the park loop road. There is a large parking area and even a gift shop. Thunder Hole is across the street from the parking area so be careful crossing. It is a short walk...
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Otter Cliffs

Otter Cliffs is along the Park Loop road. The loop road is one way here and you will find a large parking area on the right hand side of the road. Be careful crossing the road. Once across the road...
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Cadillac Mountain

Cadillac Mountain is the only mountain in Acadia National Park that you can drive to the summit. The summit is 1530 feet above see level and there are beautiful views of the surrounding islands. The...
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Sand Beach

Sand Beach was a nice surprise to see. It is nestled in a cove and has fairly gentle waves. The beach is nearly 900 feet wide and has a gradual approach to the water. The tide variation is large here...
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Tidal Pools

My kids had a great time searching the rocks for tidal pools and identifying all the life within. The tidal pools can be found throughout the coastal sections of the park with ship harbor and...
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Hemlock Road

Hemlock Road is a dirt carriage trail and walking path. It is not open to motorized vehicles. To access the trail, park at Sieur de Monts Nature Center. I did this walk in conjunction with the Jessup...
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Top 5 Acadia National Park Writers

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goodfish

"Acadia National Park, Maine"
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kazander

"Magical Acadia"
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richiecdisc

"Sweet Meat & Other Rewards: Acadia National..."
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blueskyjohn

"Acadia National Park"
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chodearm

"Jewel of New England, ACADIA NATIONAL PARK"
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