3 Top Activities in Acadia National Park

As an avid outdoors family, we love our National Parks. Anytime we can get our hike on, we do. One of our all-time favorite National Parks is Acadia National Park in Maine. For many summers, both with and without children, we'e spent time in Acadia's 48,000-acre terrain. In fact, my husband and I honeymooned in Acadia. It's a wonderful family-friendly park with hikes and activities for all ages along it’s rocky coasts and granite mountaintops.

3 Top Activities in Acadia National Park   

Cadillac Mountain

We have hiked Cadillac Mountain, the focal point of the park with a summit of 1,530 feet. It's the highest point on the East Coast. Not able to hike? Not a problem because Cadillac Mountain also offers a scenic drive for those not able to hike it.  

Carriage Trails

photo credit: AcadiaNationalPark.com

photo credit: AcadiaNationalPark.com

  

For bikers, there are beautiful Carriage Trails throughout the park offering scenic views and smooth terrain great for walking and biking. My personal favorite experience while in the park is taking the Carriage Trails and then making a quick stop at Jordan Pond House for popovers and tea.  

Junior Ranger Program

Photo credit: http://www.nps.gov/

Photo credit: http://www.nps.gov/

  If you have kids, the Junior Ranger Program is a must-do activity in Acadia. From May through October, kids can take part in the program to lean about the park. They complete fun activities and ranger-led programs to earn their certificate and patch to become Junior Rangers.
  

Jana Seitzer blogs at http://merlotmommy.com

  • Shashank says...

    The last large meal of the day, most often the dinner, iohallyseduld be taken 2 to 3 hours before you hit the bed.If you don’t eat your breakfast, you will find that you are hungrier during the time when you’re supposed to be eating less.When you want to reduce the weight, you are not confident whether you will be able to do it or not.The only allowed food you are able to chew on are low-fat cheese, eggs, lean meatsm nuts, and low-glycemic vegetables.

    On Mar 24, 2015

  • Dani Blanchette says...

    I love Acadia National Park! I was born in Maine but I can’t remember if I’ve ever been to the top of Cadillac mountain. I think we did as a child (everyone does) but it is definitely on my Must-Do list for the next time i go back to Maine in the summer.

    On Aug 08, 2014

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