The United States is home to some of the most diverse and dramatic landscapes on the planet, many of which are preserved “for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.” Lucky us.
There is a ruggedness and hostility to Acadia National Park’s nature, but that doesn’t mean you can’t relish in comfort during your stay.
It doesn’t matter if you come in the dead of winter to go birding or at the height of summer to escape the more humid places of the Northeast — Acadia National Park is magical any time of year.
From easy strolls through the woods to rocky scrambles up craggy summits with ocean views, Maine has trails suitable to every type of hiker.
You don’t have to love the beach to enjoy one of Maine’s most famous oceanside towns.