Category Archives: Acadia 100
Not for your average tourist: Acadia’s stark beauty in winter
The beauty of Acadia National park in summer is undoubtedly wondrous, which is why it brings millions of tourists to its over 47,000 acres during the season each year. Maybe it’s the heat of the sun on bare legs and arms, the flowers in full bloom or the lush green landscape welcoming you at every […]
When Acadia is like your backyard
STORIES OF ACADIA: The next generation Matt Lambert and Rosie Avila Favorite spots: Schoolhouse Ledge (Avila), The Bubbles and the Gorge Path (Matt) At Mount Desert Island High School, students were working on a documentary about Acadia. For senior Matt Lambert of Bar Harbor and sophomore Rosie Avila of Northeast Harbor, the park known worldwide for […]
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Why I raise my kids next to Acadia
These two motel owners came for a visit to Acadia and never left
STORIES OF ACADIA: A couple in paradise Dave and Vickie Lloyd Favorite spot: Stargazing on deck of their home in Southwest Harbor, with the ocean to their left and the stars reflecting on a pond right in front. “Standing here is like being on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise,” Dave Lloyd said. “You have stars […]
Why I love the most remote corner of Acadia National Park
Take a Walk Around the Top of Cadillac Mountain with Micky Bedell
BDN Visuals journalist Micky Bedell was at the top of Cadillac Mountain today, and Facebook Live’d the whole thing. If you missed it, check it out here: Also, follow The Bangor Daily News on Facebook.
How this MDI resident helps preserve Acadia
STORIES OF ACADIA: The friend David McDonald Favorite spot: Eagle Lake. “It’s terrific in all seasons.” He drives by the lake on his daily commute and often stops for a quick walk. “The weight of the day…just evaporates.” David MacDonald’s family moved to Mount Desert Island when he was about 10 years old. His first memory […]
Acadia Hikes: Whimsical wonder found on Wonderland Trail
Wondering where to hike at Acadia National Park this weekend? Wonderland Trail is an easy 1.4 mile hike with spectacular views. The ultimate family adventure, Wonderland Trail in Acadia National Park is an easy hike through a whimsical habitat of granite and twisted pitch pines. The trail ends at the perfect playground — beaches covered with […]