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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Maine
Type of Attraction: National Park in the Great State of Maine
Reviewer: Lauren Doolittle
Date of Visit: November 9, 2013
There are many beautiful places to visit in Maine, but nothing quite beats Acadia National Park. Located on Mount Desert Island. The State of Maine is full of all different types of tourist attractions, ...
... 6th December 2013
Stephen King wrote numerous books and a lot of films about the story's he writes were based here although in his books he calls Derry. Derry is a fictional town but is really Bangor where Stephen King grew up and now currently lives.
I wanted to visit here since I have been reading his books since I was about 10 and always wondered what the place would look like. Bangor is a little fishing town and is a little grim, it was exactly how I ...
... showing their tails at the end of the breaving process, the Blue Whale – so the next time!
For dinner we had – guess lobster and a very good wine, especially created for enjoying together with lobster!
Next morning it was raining cats & dogs. In this regard, Maine is like Britain, best described by the British Friend of Asterix: It is only fogy when it doesn’t rain. So that day we ...
... it was hard to decide which town I liked the most. Each town had something unique to offer the visitor whether it was its shops, restaurants and/or marina.
My highlight of the trip was our visit to Acadia National Park and going to the summit of Cadillac Mountain (1,530 feet). Standing on the summit, we were able to take in the fall colours of the vegetation on the mountain and the valleys below. Truly breathtaking! Another highlight ...
... and wait day tomorrow.
Maggie-Once we tendered into Bar Harbor we met up with the Lulu Lobster boat excursion, that was really fun. First, we went around an island that had the most adorable seals and little baby ducklings and beautiful bald eagles. We also saw a very old lighthouse with the old lighthouse keeper’s house. After that we got to watch as the captain pulled up the lobster pot that had 5 lobsters in it. He taught us everything there is to ...