Magnificent Views at Every Turn

There is plenty to do and see on Mount Desert Island and in Acadia National Park. Whether you are interested in the area’s unique geology, islands, lighthouses, or hiking trails, the island offers a flawless beauty that entices guest from all over the world to come see our amazing views.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find some of the finest scenic and recreational activities in all of Maine. 
With 49,000+ acres of Acadia National Park at your disposal, you may run out of time, but never things to do in the outdoors.  Whether you explore the park via foot, kayak or bicycle, you are sure to fall in love with its many popular vistas and quiet hideaways.
Frenchman Bay, Mount Desert Island, Maine

Frenchman Bay

One cruising guide calls Frenchman (not Frenchman’s) “Maine’s most dramatic bay.”

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Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park

Dorr Mountain

Previously known as Dry, and then Flying Squadron, this 1270-foot peak just to the east of Cadillac Mountain today is named for George B. Dorr, “the Father of Acadia.”

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The Gulf of Maine

Gulf of Maine

The Gulf of Maine, a unique ‘sea within a sea’ up to 1,500 feet deep, is sometimes called “New England’s own ocean.”

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