10 Breathtaking Scenic Spots in Acadia National Park 


The crown jewel of the North Atlantic coast "Acadia National Park". This park protects half of Mount Desert Island, part of the Isle au Haut, the tip of the Schoodic Peninsula, and 16 smaller outlying islands. 

Cadillac Mountain is the highest point in Acadia, at 1,530 feet above sea level. It offers panoramic views of the park, the ocean, and the nearby islands. 

Cadillac Mountain 


Sand Beach is a small but beautiful beach nestled between granite cliffs and spruce forests. 

Sand Beach 


Thunder Hole is a natural phenomenon where the waves crash into a narrow inlet and create a loud boom and a high spray.  

Thunder Hole 


Jordan Pond is a glacial lake surrounded by mountains and forests. It’s the deepest and clearest lake in the park, with a depth of 150 feet. 

Jordan Pond 


The Bubbles are two rounded hills that rise above the north end of Jordan Pond. They are named North and South Bubble, and they are both about 700 feet high.  

The Bubbles 


Otter Cliff is one of the highest coastal headlands in the United States, standing at 110 feet above the sea.  

Otter Cliff 


Bass Harbor Head Light is the only lighthouse in Acadia National Park, and one of the most photographed landmarks in Maine. 

Bass Harbor Head Light 


Schoodic Peninsula is the only part of Acadia National Park that is located on the mainland. It’s less crowded than Mount Desert Island, but equally scenic and wild.  

Schoodic Peninsula 


Isle au Haut is a remote island that is part of Acadia National Park. You can reach it by ferry from Stonington, but you need to make a reservation in advance.  

Isle au Haut 


Carriage Roads are a network of 45 miles of gravel roads that were built by John D. Rockefeller Jr. between 1913 and 1940. 

Carriage Roads 


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