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Carriages of Acadia

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21 Dane Farm Rd, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 877-276-3622
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boring long ride with no so good views of anything

If you enjoy hiking, you'll be much better off hiking. You don't really see anything.Just a long... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Jane123252
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Grand Haven, Michigan
Carriage Rides at Acadia National Park

We were fortunate to have Arianna as our horse drawn wagon driver and guide. She was very... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Richard H
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Mehlville
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“hour ride” (11 reviews)
“bridge tour” (14 reviews)
“carriage roads” (41 reviews)
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21 Dane Farm Rd, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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+1 877-276-3622
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you enjoy hiking, you'll be much better off hiking. You don't really see anything.Just a long ride on dirt roads. We're over 65. Just take a walk or ride in the car, you'll see more and have money left over for a nicer dinner.

Thank Jane123252
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were fortunate to have Arianna as our horse drawn wagon driver and guide. She was very informative and quite good. Due to a rock slide, the carriage operation was closed until after noon on 4 October. But we were able to go later that...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Wonderful way to relax and enjoy the park. The scenery is stunning. The horses are beautiful and the guides very knowledgeable.

Thank cmabene
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I was skeptical but this was one of the best experiences we had at the Acadia National Park. The horses are gorgeous and the carriage roads are full of history and natural beauty. Our driver was experienced and gave us a great insight into these...More

Thank Chhavi G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A trip back in time to what Acadia was (and in many respects still is). There's just something about the rhythmic movement and gentle sounds of horses ushering me to beautiful vistas that takes me to a very special place mentally and spiritually. And all...More

Thank dentalmediator
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Doesn't even deserve a full star. What a disappointment! I booked the bridge tour back in April. We arrived this morning to check in only to be told the road was closed so no bridge tours. They did say we could go on another tour...More

3  Thank Karen K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The people at Carriages of Acadia are great! I got 1) caught in traffic; 2) lost getting to the stables, and so missed my reservation. When I finally arrived they managed to get me into a later ride, no drama. I'm a horse person; the...More

Thank cathybirdlady
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We took a ride with about 8 others in the carriage and it was very enjoyable, we took the 2 hour tour. The drivers were full of knowledge of the area and the history of the carriage trail system. We even stopped at one and...More

Thank Love2travelthree
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were able to get reservations for the Bridge tour. Our guide was amazing - very informative, funny and knowledgeable! I suggest making reservations at the beginning of your vacation stay as they sell out quickly. The horses are beautiful and well taken care of....More

Thank Materialmomof2
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My family of four had a wonderful one hour carriage ride on the carriage roads at Acadia National Park. The only thing that would have made it better was if it was longer, but we only booked a one hour ride. My advice is to...More

3  Thank Harold028
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Ken H
5 December 2016|
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Response from Medic2848 | Reviewed this property |
I"m not sure if they are open through October. I found that the best way to get any information is to call the phone number for Carriages of Acadia. Just remember that they are very busy so the line may be "busy" when you... More
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madelinen699
23 August 2016|
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Response from carefreeatsea | Reviewed this property |
Hello madeline699 The carriage ride was well worth the price (I think it was around $35. pp) We took a cab from the ship for approx. $20 oneway. The carriage ride was well narrated with a few stops on the way for... More
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