I can imagine this place swarming with people during the summer season. It was busy enough for me at this time of year. We had thought we'd stop for the traditional tea and popovers but the wait was way too long. Parking was difficult and we parked down the road in the overflow lot, but even that was with effort. There is a bus system to take people around the park, but that didn't work in our time limits.
Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park September 30th 2012 Acadia was the first National park east of the Mississippi and is the most visited National Park. I am very happy that we came here during the shoulder season when it was far from its summer hustle, bustle, and crowds. The campground we were at is was a large campground and was perhaps a quarter full.
We did the normal touristy stuff. We walked the streets of Bar Harbor while we decided where ... read more
North America » United States » Maine » Bar Harbor Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more