Although not traditionally known as a major winter destination, I think Acadia is one heck of a place to visit when the white stuff flies. This is the time of the year when many locals come together in our attempt to be patient as we await the first cross-country ski or snowshoe of the season.
For so many Mount Desert Island locals, fall is the best time of the year. At last, the busy rush of summer starts to slow down, and the evenings take on a beautiful crispness. A visit here in Fall is a chance to live like a local.
An ongoing debate about the pronunciation of the middle word in the phrase Mount Desert Island leads us to no firm conclusion.