Many Hiking Guides have been written about Acadia, but they do not distinguish between hikes that are "Uniquely Acadia" versus hikes that are similar to those available in any forest or valley.
In a manner of speaking, this site is a blog of hikes that I particularly enjoyed. Hikes are listed in order of my preference on my subjective "uniquely Acadia" scale.
Hikes to be described on this site will all be in the category of "vigorous" (but not technical). The categories will include:
NOTE: Hikes marked with an asterisk (*) are particularly recommended for cloudy days or days when the view might be limited.
Cemetery Tourism on Mt. Desert Island
This web site is still under construction.
Ben and Bills
66 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1841
Incredible Ice Cream and Chocolates although it may give you sticker shock. It is priced a bit higher than Toscannis and J. P. Licks in Boston!
Note: Despite President Obama's visit to another Ice Cream establishment on his vacation, this is hands down, the best on Mount Desert Island!
17 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1845
Good medium-priced Food
This Way Cafe
14 Mount Desert Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1782
Excellent service, wonderful presentation, prices are medium
47 Mt Desert St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
* Great location with respect to downtown.
* Gourmet Breakfast
* Nice atmosphere
* Andrew, the Innkeeper, also serves as "concierge". He knows where things are and what's going on in the region.
* Price: Moderate
Uniquely Acadia, is a subsidiary of JCP, LLC.
While it is not officially open for business, inquiries will be accepted.
To contact "Uniquely Acadia": Joshua Segal
Last updated: 8/26/16