Heart of Acadia Loop, Acadia National Park

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Heart of Acadia Loop is located in Acadia National Park. Work out when and for how long to visit Heart of Acadia Loop and other Acadia National Park attractions using our handy Acadia National Park tour itinerary maker website .
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  • There are places to stop and park but if it is during peak hours or busy season the lots could be full as most aren't very big. The loop is an easy drive and the scenery is beautiful. Most of the road...  more »
  • This a nice way to see this park by car. Great scenery everywhere you look and trails to follow. A must see.  more »
  • The Loop of Acadia National Park is 27 miles and it is one way. Therefore, be sure that you plan your day accordingly and sequencially or else you will be driving around and around if you pass a stop ...  more »

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Where to stay in Acadia National Park

A few campgrounds sit inside the boundaries of Acadia National Park. Camping is available in the park throughout the year, but most campgrounds are only open during summer. There are plenty of campgrounds around Mt. Desert Island, on which Acadia sits, and more located on the mainland within easy driving distance of the bridge to the island. For creature comforts, a lively atmosphere, and easy access to the park, look for a hotel, inn, or bed and breakfast in bustling Bar Harbor, which also has restaurants and shops. Quieter Northeast Harbor, which actually sits on the southwest corner of Mt. Desert Island, has a few quaint inns and bed and breakfasts that offer a more rustic experience than staying in Bar Harbor. If you plan to visit Acadia in summer, book your accommodation as far in advance as possible.
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