East Coast US, New England, Travels, US National Parks

The Seaboard – Acadia National Park, Maine (part II)

When I left off last week, my family and I had just crossed the sandbar back to Mount Desert Island from Bar Island. This was a fairly leisurely walk, and served as a nice warm-up for our next hike: The Beehive. The Beehive trail climbs 520 feet (160 m) in 0.8 miles (1.3 km) to… Continue reading The Seaboard – Acadia National Park, Maine (part II)

East Coast US, New England, Travels, US National Parks

Mount Desert Island – Acadia National Park, Maine (part I)

After a wonderful week exploring maritime Canada, we crossed back into our home country for the final few days of our vacation. Our destination – Acadia National Park, located on the east central coast of Maine. This relatively small park has three disconnected sections: Isle au Haut, the Schoodic Peninsula, and Mount Desert Island. Mount… Continue reading Mount Desert Island – Acadia National Park, Maine (part I)