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Park Loop Road Acadia National Park
#1 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Each pull off offers spectacular views and the the major sights (Thunder Hole, Sand Beach, Otter Point, Precipice Trail, Cadillac Mountain, Jordan House Pond) each have parking areas and (some) dedicated amenities.
... of very clearly marked hikes off the road at all difficulty levels and most have parking areas, sandy and stone beaches, otter banks, gorgeous vistas over the sea & island, gift shops, historical landmarks etc.
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West Quoddy Head Light Lubec
#2 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Loved the views from the lighthouse lawn, variety of trails available so you can wander to the rocky beach, climb the rocks, search for crabs & starfish, watch for seals.
Gorgeous, photogenic and historic lighthouse, terrific view of the coast and Grand Manan Island, great hiking along the rugged shoreline.
Land Bridge to Bar Island Bar Harbor
#3 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
on a return visit many years later we stopped here and wow, what a natural walk with an amazing view....its an easy stroll and you can just walk to the beginning to see the breathtaking beauty...lovely little quai...
The island trail is an easy hike to the top when you have great views of bar harbor!! Great spot to take pictures!!! Watch your time u can easily spend several hours checking this area out but remember u only have...
Egg Rock Light Bar Harbor
#4 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
The sights of the seals and birds were breathtaking!
The only way to see this site is to swim 2 miles in the frigid cold Northern Atlantic Ocean, become a marine biologist, or you can do what we did and take a commercial whale watching/birdwatching tour.
Ship Harbor Nature Trail Bass Harbor
#5 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
The views are spectacular with pink granite rocks to climb and many tidal pools; being a rock lover, I was in Rock Haven.
Amazing trail and great view
St. Saviour's Church : Bar Harbor
#6 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Stonington Village Stonington
#7 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
A Beauty~ The Views Watching the Boats is Incredible Even with Fog it is Beautiful
Historic sites, fine food~ & flowers!!
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse Bass Harbor
#8 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
There are some stunning views and photo opportunities and if able a climb down to the rocks via the path is recommend to appreciate the view of the lighthouse from there and look out to the ocean, boats and island...
Beautiful setting, there is a trail with steep steps that leads to a rocky area but it is only about a 2 minute walk and well worth it to get the best view of the lighthouse and the coastline.
St Croix Island Historical Site Calais
#9 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
A gracious park ranger gave us an excellent (and free) ten-minute history lesson on what exactly this site is all about.
... activity book, and a beautiful round embroidered sewn-on patch that showed Dugua‘s ship, a Wabanaki design used by the Passamaquoddy, and the words Junior Ranger - Saint Croix Island International Historic Site.
Wild Blueberry Land Columbia Falls
#10 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Jesup Memorial Library Bar Harbor
#11 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Woodlawn Ellsworth
#12 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Schoodic National Scenic Byway Winter Harbor
#13 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
The drive has plenty of turn-offs and you need to take them all because each one affords you a different view of the beautiful ocean with rocks in some areas, sand in others and some are just remarkable!
Biking is great!! Beautiful scenic views.
Saint Croix Island International Historic Site Calais
#14 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Beautiful views , knowledgeable and super friendly rangers.
This has great interest for the history buff and the home schooler or anyone with children as this was the site of the first European settlement north of Florida.
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park Acadia National Park
#15 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
I'm not going to describe the views, because I can't.
The Mermaid - a bronze statue by Richard Klyver Eastport
#16 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
A very worthwhile walk thru downtown Eastport provided interesting & surprising sights before reaching the shops!
Beautiful view of the bay, nice clean area.
Grindstone Neck of Maine Winter Harbor
#17 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
9 hole golf course in area!! Nice places to seat and view ocean, islands and birds.
Several paved roads take you down to views of rough ledge, sparkling water and a lighthouse.
Harbourside Drive Northeast Harbor
#18 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Gorgeous views, areas to pull over and admire the scenery, and access to a number of hiking trails into Acadia.
The view of boats in the harbor is nice and the classic old homes on side roads are outstanding, offering a view of the past when both time and travel was different.
Tidal Falls Preserve Sullivan
#19 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Cool spot to visit, and beautiful views!
We went twice once for low tide and then came back for a completely different view at high tide.
Lost Fishermen's Memorial Lubec
#20 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
The views and flowers are beautiful!
Gorgeous view.
Main Street Castine
#21 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Visit historic Dyce's Head Light House and walk down onto rocks overlooking beautiful Penobscot Bay, with a view of many islands and of the Camden Hills in the distance.
We were rewarded with multiple views of the Castine Harbor.
T/S State of Maine Castine
#22 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
J&P's Farm Trenton
#23 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Buck Cemetery Bucksport
#24 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Deer Isle Village Deer Isle
#25 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Sieur de Monts Spring Acadia National Park
#26 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Compass Harbor Trail Bar Harbor
#27 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Very beautiful views at the end of the trail.
The Gorge Path Acadia National Park
#28 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
The Gallery at Somes Sound Mount Desert
#29 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine
I have been especially excited to view the fine furniture work done by prisoners that is on display.
Forest Farm / The Good Life Center Harborside
#30 of 41 Sights & Landmarks in DownEast and Acadia Maine