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Acadia National Park is a rich landscape, home to picturesque mountains, lush woodlands, sparkling lakes, and sandy ocean shores. In just 65 square miles, you will find islands ripe for exploration, mountain peaks with remarkable views, and tons of outdoor activities for visitors of all ages!
- FUN FACTS –         
*At 1,500ft, Cadillac Mountain is the tallest on the East Coast.          
*The area became a National Park in 1919, making it the oldest east of the Mississippi River.          
*There are 26 mountains and 26 lakes 7 ponds in the park.          
*There are approximately 120 miles of hiking trails in the park.
What is the best time to visit the Park?
Winter: During the winter months, the temperatures vary -10 to 0 degrees Celsius and averages around 5ft of snow.
Spring: Temperatures rise to a maximum of around 20 degrees and the snow melt can make the ground wet and muddy.
Summer: Very popular time to visit with lots of activities available and temperatures up in the high 20’s.
Autumn: The weather is crisp, and the fall colours look spectacular and it’s a great time for outdoor activities such as hiking.
Where to Stay? 
Arcadia National Park has some great options for camping, check out some below:  
Schoodic Woods Campground – Open May to October and just a short 15-minute walk to the ocean. Also, the free park shuttle bus stops here.
Blackwoods Campground – There are a few RV sites available here and it is also on the free shuttle bus route around the park.
Smuggler’s Den Campground – A great full-service campground with hook ups close to the park.
Things to Do
Watch a sunrise – Be one of the first to see the sun in the whole country when you watch the sunrise from the summit of Cadillac Mountain.
Enjoy a day at the beach – Sand Beach: This 870ft long beach is one of the most popular in the park.
Take some great photos – Visit the Bass Harborhead Lighthouse built in the late 1800’s for a great photo opportunity.
To see where you could include Arcadia National Park as part of a longer trip, please see our fantastic Tourbook with 31 suggested itineraries https://www.rvcheckin.com/tour_book/CA-Tourbook.pdf  including Best of New England
For more information and how to book, contact your tour operator

 

Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 28/07/2020

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