General Information

If you are planning to visit Acadia National Park, get ready to enjoy a mixture of natural beauty and a set of activities that stimulate you both physically and mentally. However it is important that you know a few things before you head to the park in order to know the rules and regulations and also the requirements of entry into the park.

Directions: You can visit Acadia National Park by plane, car and public transport. READ MORE

Operating Hours & Seasons: To ensure that you get to see what the park is most famous for, make sure to learn about the park’s operating hours and the seasons it operates in. READ MORE

Fees & Reservations: Depending on your mode of transport (Private Vehicle, Motorcycle, Per-Person), you have to pay accordingly. All entrance fees are valid for 7 days. Everyone visiting Acadia National Park needs to pay the entrance fees other than visitors who are 15 years or younger, they can enter the park free of charge. There are also 11 days during the year when the entrance fees is waived. READ MORE

Lodging (Top 10 Places to Stay): If you are planning a visit to Acadia National Park, you need a place to stay for the night. The only way you will be fresh and ready to start your next day’s journey across the beautiful landscape of Acadia is by ensuring that you have a good night’s sleep. Acadia National Park gives its visitors a plethora of places to stay for the night. READ MORE

Dining (Top 10 Places to Eat):Home to the best farmers and fishermen in the US, Acadia National Park is home to one of the most amazing local seasonal produce. Mount Desert Island is a favorite spot for all food lovers, especially for those who love mussels, clams, shrimps, scallops, crabs, haddocks and the ever-popular lobster. The restaurants here serve the freshest sea food. READ MORE

Things To Do: Once you are settled in and have had a hearty meal, it is time to start planning on how to spend your time at Acadia National Park. There is no other park that boasts such beautiful oceanic scenery with beaches and mountain ranges. There is no shortage of places to go or things to do at Acadia. READ MORE

History & Culture: Acadia National Park has a rich history and culture dating back to its creation in 1919. Even after its first discovery in 1604, the area and landscape has remained the same for the past 400 years as its founders wanted to preserve the natural beauty of the land for generations to come. Anyone visiting Acadia National Park and wanting to listen to the stories of the settlement, origins, the migrations and the culture of the Acadians should visit the Acadian Cultural Center in Lafayette. READ MORE

Nature & Science: Visitors coming to Acadia National Park will find no lack of natural and scientific activities. There are private and commercial activities that take you around the park showing and explaining to you the different species of animals and plants, and the different ecological factors that affect the ecosystem of the area. READ MORE

Planning the Perfect Acadia Trip: There are numerous activities you can enjoy at Acadia National Park. However, the only way to ensure that you have a great time at Acadia National Park is to plan ahead. Regardless of how long you will be staying, it is important that you put together a detailed itinerary as you can spend a lifetime exploring the many sites of Acadia National Park and even then you will not have completely explored the beauty of the park. READ MORE