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.
Otter Cove, Acadia National Park

Otter Cove

The Otter Cove area (just past Otter Cliffs and Otter Point) provides one of the best viewpoints along the Park Loop Road, giving visitors good looks both out to sea and inland.

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.”

Sand Beach in Acadia National Park

Sand Beach

Sand Beach is what’s called a natural pocket beach, about 300 yards wide, tucked at the northern end of Newport Cove between Great Head and the Beehive.