National Parks

Acadia National Park: Maine's Crown Jewel

Explore more than 47,000 acres of Acadia National Park. Visit the Bass Head Lighthouse; go biking near Somes Sound; kayaking on Long Pond; or sunbathing on Sand Beach.

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Bass Head Lighthouse

Acadia National Park is the first US National Park built east of the Mississippi River. Bass Harbor Lighthouse (pictured), located on Mount Desert Island, was built in 1858. Head here for a quiet getaway with picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean.

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