Best Places to Eat Near Acadia National Park

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 by Tom Bricker  •  Dining  •  12 Comments

If you like lobster and seafood, you’ll find a lot of great restaurants in Bar Harbor & Mount Desert Island, Maine, all of which are near Acadia National Park. We are big lobster fans, so on our visit to Maine, we made sure to have lobster for every single meal. Literally. Lobster for breakfast, lobster […]

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Fall on Rockefeller’s Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park

Posted on Dec 19, 2013 by Tom Bricker  •  Photography  •  5 Comments

Like all National Parks, Acadia has an interesting history. It was originally private property donated by wealthy philanthropists to the government for the purpose of establishing the park. It became a National Park in 1919 as “Lafayette National Park” but had its name changed about a decade later to Acadia National Park. A map of […]

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Sunrise Over Monument Cove in Acadia National Park

Posted on Oct 17, 2013 by Tom Bricker  •  Photography  •  No Comments

This is Monument Cove, along Ocean Drive in Acadia National Park. This spot is named for its vertical sea stack of granite isolated from the cliff by coastal erosion. I think it’s one of the most iconic scenes in Acadia National Park. Granted, it’s not as impressive as the monuments out west, but how many […]

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