Maine is one of the beautiful states with miles of coastline and pine forests. Maine is also known as The Pine Tree State for the pine tree is featured on Maine’s flag. Maine gives endless opportunities from hiking to Water Activities. You can even fish lobsters, which are most popular in Maine. You get to see lobster harvested in the old fashion.
If you are planning for a road trip to Maine, driving along Maine’s coast will be an unforgettable drive. The best time for a trip to Maine is summer with warm weather perfect to explore the state. With the stunning landscape of forest and the coastline to see all these, you can visit Acadia National Park the only national park in Maine.
Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park is located in Maine in the north-eastern U.S covers over 47452.8 acre. The park protects the rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline. The best time to visit Acadia is between late spring and fall. It is less busy time than summer with perfect weather to explore the park.
The park has plenty of activities to offer hiking to birdwatching. If you like to go for some adventurous activities you can go hiking, Acadia has more than 150 miles of trails or go bicycling. Even if you just want a scenic drive you can drive through park loop road. The park is one of the favourite spots for birdwatching with over 330 species of birds.
You atleast need two to three days to explore the park. So that you can enjoy all the activities and even watch the sunrise from Cadillac Mountain. Don’t miss the stargazing tour at Acadia. It is also possible to see the Milky Way while stargazing.
Places to visit in Acadia National Park
- Cadillac Mountain
- Bass Harbor Head Light
- Schoodic Peninsula
- Thunder Hole
- Park Loop Road
- Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail
- Jordan Pond
- Carriage Roads