More About
Acadia National Park, ME

Essentials Drive up 1,530-foot Cadillac Mountain to take in spectacular views of the surrounding granite hills and the puzzle-piece jumble of tree-cloaked islands offshore.

Tour Acadia in a horse-drawn carriage via the network of historic gravel carriage roads closed to motorized traffic.

Experience many of Acadia National Park's loveliest sights from the comfort of your car as you drive along Park Loop Road .

Listen for the roar of Thunder Hole as waves rush into a narrow rock cleft at one of the park's most picturesque shoreline settings.

Hike the scenic Great Head Trail —just 1.4 out of more than 125 miles of park trails—past pink granite bluffs, through thickets of evergreen and birch trees and along a sandy beach.

Savor a freshly baked popover with butter and jam at Jordan Pond House, but don't ask for an order to go; the staff serves the delicious treats only one at a time directly from the oven.

Tuck into a lobster dinner at one of many Bar Harbor restaurants that serve this essential Maine delicacy. Upscale meals are offered at such places as The Reading Room Restaurant at the Bar Harbor Inn & Spa .

Stroll along the quaint, small-town streets of Bar Harbor past seafood restaurants and pizza joints; shops selling coffee, ice cream, fudge and souvenirs; and Victorian clapboard houses converted to cozy bed and breakfast inns.

Journey to the southern tip of Mount Desert Island where you'll find Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, a squat white tower perched atop a craggy coastal bluff—one of Maine's most photographed lighthouses.

Avoid the crowds by visiting rugged Schoodic Point in the park's Schoodic Peninsula district, reached via a scenic coastal road about an hour's drive from Mount Desert Island.

Read More

Acadia National Park, ME

Top AAA Diamond Hotels

AAA’s in-person hotel evaluations are unscheduled to ensure the inspector has an experience similar to that of members. To pass inspection, all hotels must meet the same rigorous standards for cleanliness, comfort and hospitality. These hotels receive a AAA Diamond designation that tells members what type of experience to expect.

Save 5% or more when booking AAA/CAA rates plus earn bonus points with the AAA Preferred™ BWR Program

Best Western Acadia Park Inn

452 State Hwy 3. Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Book Now

Members save up to 10% and earn Honors points when booking AAA/CAA rates!

Hampton Inn by Hilton Bar Harbor

12 Norman Rd. Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Book Now
Bar Harbor Grand Hotel

269 Main St. Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Book Now
Port Inn Bar Harbor

40 Kebo St. Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Book Now

call or visit a AAA Travel Agent Today!

Find a AAA Office

As a AAA member, you'll save even more. Your AAA Travel Agent will check to see if AAA Vacations is combinable with other AAA member benefits, plus cruise and tour past passenger discounts and benefits.

Not a Member?

Join Now