A private van tour by a local guide designed for your group of the top highlights of Acadia National Park, including Summit of Cadillac Mountain, Park Loop Road, overlook of Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Otter Cliffs, Sieur de Mont Springs, and the bubbles on Jordan Pond. A great way to learn all the local secrets of how best to spend your time in Acadia National Park when on your own, or to cover all you don’t want to miss if visiting only for the day. We will point out the carriage road entrances and hiking trail heads that you can explore if spending more time here. If here for only for the day, after the tour you will see and understand why Acadia was the first National Park in the east and remains the most dramatic. Options to walk Ocean Trail and Summit Loop on the tour.
4 Hour: Acadia, Cadillac Summit & Somes Sound
All the highlights of our 3 hour tour plus a drive through Northeast Harbor along gorgeous Somes Sound. Classic Maine harbors, picnic boats, and outsides of the summer colony homes. Options to walk Ocean Path, stroll through the Asticou gardens.
Tour Length: 4 hours
Tour Start Times: 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m., and 1:00 pm
Vehicle Options: 6 passenger minivan or 14 passenger van.
Tour Attractions & Sites: Bar Harbor, Cadillac Mountain, Sieur de Monts Springs, Precipice Cliffs, Sand Beach, Otter Cliffs, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Thuya and Asticou Gardens, and finish by driving along spectacular Somes Sound, the only fjord on the East Coast.
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The perfect way to see Mount Desert Island’s Most Famous Spots!
We will pick you up and we’ll drive along the 27-mile long Park Loop Road up to the summit of Cadillac Mountain. From the summit you can see spectacular views of Bar Harbor and the surrounding islands.
Visit all of the famous sites, including Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Otter Cliffs, Precipice Cliffs, Sieur de Monts Springs and gardens. As you wind through the park you will see hand-cut stone bridges, rocky coves and pink granite coastline, glacier cut lakes and dense forests.
You will also see the famous Asticou Gardens and the only fjord on the east coast, Somes Sound. Discover the towns of Seal and Northeast Harbor. View the gorgeous lawns and mansions of the “summer people”.