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Schoodic Peninsula

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-801-9444
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Less Touristy, More Relaxing

Though not as large or as popular as the portion of Acadia that most tourists visit, it is more... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Scootron
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Akron, Ohio
Beautiful, don't miss this drive!

This is an absolutely breathtaking drive around the peninsula! The rocks, the surf, the trees and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
suegee10
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Albany Ny
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
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“winter harbor” (34 reviews)
“on the rocks” (28 reviews)
“main park” (13 reviews)
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Though not as large or as popular as the portion of Acadia that most tourists visit, it is more enjoyable if you simply want to relax, enjoy views of the coast, and avoid the crowds that swarm over Bar Harbor and the nearby attractions.

Thank Scootron
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an absolutely breathtaking drive around the peninsula! The rocks, the surf, the trees and the view of the mountains across the ocean....just fantastic! There are many pull offs on the road where you can stop and walk around, breathe in the sea air...More

1  Thank suegee10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The signs said to use caution due to rough surf. They were right! The surf was up and the waves were crashing in the rocky coast. Worth the trip from the main part of Acadia to see!

Thank Cory D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ocean was flat as glass but the waves at Schoodic Point still put on a show. Don't miss this part of Acadia NP.

Thank CheckOffBucketList
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the time to drive to this separate part of Acadia National Park. Not many tourists do so it is less crowded and well worth the effort to climb on the beautiful rocks at the point.

Thank cerwatson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the austere beauty of the Maine coastline without crowds or parking hassles. The dramatic surf and granite coastline are stunning.

2  Thank Martha C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Acadia several times, but never made the trip to the Schoodic. The views are wonderful and there is little people pressure. The trip (approx. 1/2 hour) from Bar Harbor is worth it. Plenty of places to picnic or just sit back and...More

2  Thank tajiri02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to escape the crowds and see fantastic coastlines, this is the place to visit. You'll need a car to get there from Bar Harbor (about an hour away) or you can take a ferry from Bar Harbor and then grab the Island...More

1  Thank Adjay30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Schoodic Peninsula is not on Mount Desert Island (which is where the rest of Acadia National Park is located), but it is THE rockbound Maine coast for spectacular granite ledges and ocean views.

Thank Leatherstocking88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure, but I think I may have enjoyed this area even more than the main part of Acadia National Park. The scenery is breathtaking and the crowds are minimal. And we just so happened to catch a sunset here...best pictures of the entire...More

1  Thank BethSJ
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