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Cadillac Mountain

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Take the drive up to Cadillac Mountain and enjoy the views. The road winds up the mountain, and... read more

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One of the country's treasures

Stunning 360 degree views of the ocean, islands, granite coast and mountains! We have been lucky... read more

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Concord, Massachusetts
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The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known sight.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take the drive up to Cadillac Mountain and enjoy the views. The road winds up the mountain, and once you get there park for a while. There is a short loop trail to get you the best views.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stunning 360 degree views of the ocean, islands, granite coast and mountains! We have been lucky enough to visit several times, must recently for the 9/23/17 Star Party. It was exceptionally well-organized, with shuttle buses running to and from the high school. Rangers gave wonderful,...More

Thank CrazyAboutAcadia
Reviewed yesterday

Great view if you do not want to hike. Go early before all of the crowds and the parking is limited.

Thank Joseph John C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Watched the sunrise on the mountain never got a chance to hike this mountain. Get there super early parking is awful. No bus to take you there. The view was spectacular

Thank Mimichris40
Reviewed 2 days ago

This morning we took our friends from Wisconsin down to Acadia National Park to enjoy the Loop Road and our first stop Cadillac Mountain. As to be expected on such a glorious day, summer’s last hurrah, the parking lot at the summit of Cadillac Mountain...More

Thank DonHBangor_Maine
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the best part of our stay in Bar Harbor and honestly the best view we had our whole trip which included Nova Scotia! You can drive to the top and take an easy walk out to amazing views of the harbor! We even...More

Thank Kim449
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park on Maine's Mount Desert Island is, at 1, 532 feet, the highest point along the North Atlantic Seaboard and the first place in the United States to be touched by the light of a rising sun from October 7...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of places at the top to walk and look out at the ocean. It’s awe inspiring. Don’t forget your camera. Nice little gift shop and restrooms are clean. Vistas also on the way u and down.

1  Thank jcmcgg13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sunrise on Cadillac Mountain is a must see! But get there early as parking is limited. There is a parking lot right before you reach the summit. We parked there and it was a very easy out after the sunrise. It was COLD so dress...More

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the most important attraction within the Acadia, the crown ! Being on the top of Cadillac is a fantastic experience. Although the height of Cadillac summit from the MSL is only about 1500 feet, the 360 degrees view around the Cadillac is breathtaking....More

1  Thank Raghuraman C
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17 August 2017|
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Response from raymondl905 |
Found out it is better to buy pass on line, print it, & put on dashboard.
15 August 2017|
Response from mguilford1 | Reviewed this property |
It is open 24 hours. It is a road on a mountain you can go whenever you want
Susan H
11 August 2017|
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Response from Scootron | Reviewed this property |
No, The road to the top does not have an entrance station