"Jewel of New England, ACADIA NATIONAL PARK" Top 5 Page for this destination Acadia National Park by chodearm

Acadia National Park Travel Guide: 284 reviews and 627 photos

Zion National Park has always been the leading position on my National Parks already visited list, with Yosemite, Fire Island and Mesa Verde somewhere in the top four. Acadia has moved in there and taken up residence on the number two spot, and done so easily. Its features can be compared to many of the nations other great landscapes, but combined form one of the most unique pieces of New England. The frigid oceans constantly pound away at the sheer cliffs of Mt. Desert Island giving the coastline rough sculpted, red tinted rock. Fog seems everpresent, but only enhances the seamens feel, with foghorn moans cutting its thickness. Views abound lye atop Cadillac Mountain stretching to walls of fog in every direction.

Seeing Acadia National Park can be done on foot, tires or all fours. Climbing the Precipce Trail puts all body parts to use, the park loop road rotates those tires and most of the parks sights excercise your soles. This place is eden!

Republican elephants came stomping into NYC so Yukijohn became Republican National Convention Refuges and headed north to the founding lands of this nation. Acadia was the final destination that the rental car had to cart the two of us with stops at both Cape Cod National Seashore and Newport, Rhode Island. With Terrorism Threat Color Scales behind us we hopscotched up the coastline landing on Mt. Desert Island, following is the story of how it built up like a zit, turned red and popped.....

Kazanders Acadia Page set me on the right foot.

  • Last visit to Acadia National Park: Aug 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Jul 26, 2007 at 1:54 PM

    Outstanding scenery and excellent report on this trip.

  • DPando's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2006 at 6:23 AM

    wow !! wonderful pics as tips also !!!! great lansdcapes !!! lovely !!

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2005 at 4:19 AM

    great page and lovely photos - looks like a wonderful spot

  • tpal's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2004 at 9:40 AM

    Hi Johnny, This is a terrific concept. I loved following your tour from link to link. Your photos were great. BTW I was happy I stuck with it to the end to discover you were "escaping" the elephants ;-) ...Tom

  • Pawtuxet's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2004 at 4:14 AM

    Very dramatic scenery. Love those mean coastlines....crashing surf. Looks like you had a very challenging hike. Glad you escaped the guys in NYC.

  • Knoto's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2004 at 7:41 AM

    Wow, I cant find the right words for such a great page!!! Brilliant, Awesome, just wonderful!!! Greetings, from Germany!

  • kazander's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2004 at 9:14 AM

    I just had one of my few remaining Blue Paw beers 2 nights ago...Ah Maine and it's blueberry goodness

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Sep 23, 2004 at 12:40 PM

    I'm sure you have good reasons for exhorting people to get out of their cars. I can't imagine just sitting in a car in a place like this. Nice photos and texts!

  • storyin's Profile Photo
    Sep 22, 2004 at 7:19 AM

    good evening~the lake looks like the bird.

  • Sep 16, 2004 at 11:29 PM

    wowuww, beautiful photos. your stories keep me entertained.

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