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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.

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Isle au Haut

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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Thunder Hole

To find Acadia’s purest wilderness, just look up to behold the largest expanse of naturally dark sky east of the Mississippi.

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Acadia Events

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.