The park’s car-free (for visitors, anyway) island outpost in Penobscot Bay is low on traffic and amenities, big on tranquility.
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One author’s obsession with Acadia’s unnoticed memorials and secret trails.
To find Acadia’s purest wilderness, just look up to behold the largest expanse of naturally dark sky east of the Mississippi.
Mount Desert Island hosts a dozen-plus campgrounds and more than 1,200 sites. We visited nearly all of them last summer (really) and decided on the best ones.
From the article “Acadia National Park: Mountain Playground by the Sea” by Herbert J. Seligmann in our August 1959 issue.
Rainy day fun, learning escapes, family activities, and more: a few (okay, more than a few) things to do when you’re not hiking or eating popovers.
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One writer’s earliest childhood memory: fleeing the blaze that forever changed Bar Harbor.
An hour’s drive from Bar Harbor, on the far side of Frenchman Bay, the already-scenic Schoodic Peninsula is now even more inviting.
The emerald hue and gentle swoop of this charming span’s cables seem to imitate the color and contour of the surrounding landscape. Can you name this bridge and the town where it’s found?
Grab a seat under the big canopy maple, sip from the smart microbrew and wine list, and languidly toss a few balls on the bocce court.