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Heart of Acadia Loop

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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
Phone Number: +1 207-288-3338
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Scenic 22-mile loop through Acadia National Park welcomes hikers, horseback...

Scenic 22-mile loop through Acadia National Park welcomes hikers, horseback riders and bikers along its scenic route.

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Excellent way of sampling the area.

As part of a New England road trip, we only had a day in the area, so we found that this loop road drive gave us an excellent overview of the scenery and beauty of this park. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

As part of a New England road trip, we only had a day in the area, so we found that this loop road drive gave us an excellent overview of the scenery and beauty of this park. The charge is very reasonable and allows you access to a mostly twin lane one-way system, with parking available in the right-hand lane... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We recently visited here and the loop drive is a great way to visit the park. Please know that not all of what the park has to do/see is on the loop but most of the major areas are (Thunder Hole, Jordan Pond). When you purchase your park pass at the visitor's center, be sure to pick up a park... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Acadia is absolutely beautiful. Wonderful scenery and great hiking trails. Sunrise and sunset from Cadillac Mt.-stunning. Weather was perfect week of Sept. 12. Leaves were barely starting to change,so if you want to see those,I would go a week or 2 later.

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Thank Windobiz
Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you don't plan on getting out to walk the coastal paths or hills, then the loop road is a great way to get a feel for the park. You will need to purchase a park pass to do the full loop. (If you plan on visiting any other national parks or even returning to Acadia in the following twelve... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is one of the most scenic and beautiful places you can go in America. Breathtaking views abound!

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Hope, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Acadia is a national treasure and this loop really shows the real Maine, with spectacular views of the coastline. If you are in the Park, don't miss this.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We took this tour during a visit to Acadia National Park in ME during a fall vacation through the NE US. The drive through the park was gorgeous and stunning; around every turn was another breathtaking view. The trees were just beginning to show their fall colors, so that made it even more spectacular. The expanse of granite rock surfaces... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

This road loops from the vistor's center around the main part of the island, taking you by the major attractions. Part of the road is one way, which I am sure is to handle traffic in the busy season. This one way section takes you by many of the beaches and ocean outlooks. I believe the loop road takes about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Rick from Point to Point Taxi Services & Island Tours was our guide to this beautiful park. The views and Fall colors were amazing! So glad that we were finally able to visit. Hope to return some day for a longer visit.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

We have been to Acadia before but never with as much fall color. The visit on a beautiful day was spectacular. Brief hike enhanced our enjoyment of the park. The trip to Cadillac Mountain gave a wonderful view of the park and surrounding area. Overall a great experience.

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