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Cadillac Mountain

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
207-288-3338
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A must see!

One can't go to Acadia NP without travelling to Cadillac Mtn. Wonderful views of Frenchman Bay and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Scootron
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Akron, Ohio
Sightseeing

Any National Park is worth visiting. While it was partially fogged in, the view was great. Adequate... read more

Reviewed yesterday
D Michael E
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The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known sight.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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207-288-3338
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Reviewed yesterday

One can't go to Acadia NP without travelling to Cadillac Mtn. Wonderful views of Frenchman Bay and the surrounding area. Lots of pull outs on the way up view the vistas. Wake-up pre-dawn and travel to the top to witness the sunrise when it's light...More

Thank Scootron
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Any National Park is worth visiting. While it was partially fogged in, the view was great. Adequate parking is available. The walkways are paved and have good access. Take the time.

Thank D Michael E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to visit this site first during our day in Acadia National Park and got up to the summit at about 10am. This was on a Thursday in mid September between the crowds of summer and leaf peeping season but it was already crowded...More

Thank Carlsbadhappy
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great spot to see everything, Cadillac Mountain is a popular spot. Parking can be tricky, but the shuttle does not stop here so beware.

Thank minx6469
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can drive to the top of Cadillac Mountain off the park loop road. The gates never close, except for inclement weather. I'd recommend driving up there on a clear night, about 90 min after sunset and you will see tons of stars. There are...More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Travelled up for sunrise even though the fog had rolled in. Glad we did. Sunrise showed through the fog as a bright orange.

Thank Cory D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was able to watch the sunrise from Cadillac Mountain two mornings in a row and was amazed at the beauty of it. There is nothing like watching it first crest over the clouds. The glory of God's creation is breathtaking! Get there early and...More

Thank EShep125
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss this drive up to the top of the mountain, the views are amassing, you will want to stay and absorb it. Best part you don't have to hike it!

Thank Mustangpony14
Reviewed 5 days ago

Highly recommended Cadillac Mtn. for watching sun rise/set. Be prepare if you have kid, pretty windy on mountain top. Great views and very family friendly.

1  Thank Khai H
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're visiting Acadia National Park, the views from Cadillac Mountain are a must see. Just don't forget a jacket....it gets windy up there!

1  Thank Mayte B
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raymondl905
17 August 2017|
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Found out it is better to buy pass on line, print it, & put on dashboard.
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SNHCritic
15 August 2017|
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It is open 24 hours. It is a road on a mountain you can go whenever you want
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Susan H
12 August 2017|
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I was confused by the pass....we received one at the beginning of the week for free because my granddaughter was in 4th grade (all children in US can get this pass free when in 4th grade and it is good for all USA National... More
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