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.
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.
The park is a day hiker’s paradise with some 125 miles of trails, from shoreline strolls to rocky, exposed ridge routes. Here are a few of our favorites.
West of Somes Sound, MDI sees less traffic, so you can stroll the shops and cafés of downtown Southwest Harbor without feeling like part of the throng.
They’re not Maine’s highest mountains, but there’s something undeniably majestic about Acadia’s rounded and (mostly) bald-topped peaks.
In the summer, MDI has the world’s highest popover density. Here are a few favorite popover providers.
The relationship between the Wabanaki and Acadia is millennia-old, complex, and ongoing.
In 1883, an enterprising local named Francis H. Clergue built a narrow-gauge cog railway to the top of Cadillac Mountain — then called Green Mountain.
Acadia’s new superintendent, Kevin Schneider, comes to Maine from a gig as deputy superintendent at Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park.
It took a starry-eyed aristocrat to transform exclusive MDI into a shared national treasure.
Test your knowledge of Acadia trivia and win the patches and (yes!) the tchotchke seen here. We’ll even throw in a Down East cap that you can sew the patches on.