One of the most pristine landscapes in the American East, Acadia National Park covers roughly half of Mount Desert Island and as such offers some remarkable views of the wilderness. The island is not only popular for the remarkable vistas but because of the charming, fishing village atmosphere that has charmed many visitors and the numerous celebrities who own summer homes here. As well as possessing stunning, mountainous landscapes there are also sumptuous beaches which are easily accessed from the towns and a beautiful, famous little breakwater called Otter Point.
Perfect for families or groups of friends, there is so much to do here for nature lovers that you will never tire. One of the best places to view the sunset is on the top of Cadillac Mountain which you can access via a trail-road. The accommodation options are numerous with beachfront shacks and luxurious hotels where you can while away the days, many offer options for the various activities that can be enjoyed here. Kayaking, tidepooling and swimming are very popular in the beautiful waters that surround this wonderful island. You never know, you may spot Martha Stewart buying some groceries.
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