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Acadia Poster

Prints Charming

Legions of contemporary printmakers draw inspiration from the retro vibe of the 1930s Works Progress Administration posters promoting national parks and public lands.

Monument Cove

Monument Cove

It took centuries of storm waves to hew Monument Cove’s namesake pillar from the rugged granite cliffs. Still, the improbable-looking monument is “quite ephemeral.”

Acadia, The Bowl

The Bowl

There’s something oh-so-inviting about a mountain pond, and few in Acadia are more picturesque than the little spring-fed kettle pond known as The Bowl.

Islesford Dock

The Islesford Dock

Suspended on pilings over the waters of Hadlock Cove, the seasonal Islesford Dock Restaurant counts MDI summer resident Martha Stewart among its fans.

Acadia-Lighthouses

Guiding Lights

Acadia puts an extra rugged spin on the iconic Maine postcard view of the lit tower standing stoically against the shore. Throw your lighthouse expectations out the window: those in and near the park are all a bit quirky in location and/or design.

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Lobster Ice Cream

If you’ve ever cracked into a lobster and thought, “Hmm, this would be better a la mode,” then Ben & Bill’s Chocolate Emporium in downtown Bar Harbor is your place.