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Schoodic Peninsula

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-801-9444
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great on a nasty day

came here one morning when weather was misty and cloudy and our boat trip was cancelled. Drive was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
renajc
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ny
Probably the best part of Acadia Park

Though part of Acadia National Park, it's not in the main area. Maybe an hours drive from Bar... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kim S
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Wixom, Michigan, United States
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 2 days ago

came here one morning when weather was misty and cloudy and our boat trip was cancelled. Drive was just under an hour but totally worth it. We stopped at most of the drive-offs and they were all really scenic and very different. The point was...More

Thank renajc
Reviewed 4 days ago

Though part of Acadia National Park, it's not in the main area. Maybe an hours drive from Bar Harbor, it's quiet and not over run with tourists. We couldn't get into half the sights in the main park due to crowds and over filled parking...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were driving from RI, so we actually went there first before going to MDI. This way, it takes less time to get there. It only takes about 15 minutes to go around the loop. We stopped at the point and walked around. It was...More

Thank Lareson
Reviewed 6 days ago

Take the drive north and you'll be rewarded with an amazing loop road and vista's that are every bit as wonderful as the park proper. The best part is the crowds are minimal by comparison. The extra miles will be well worth the effort! Spend...More

Thank Patrick J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a day to drive over to the Schoodic Peninsula from Bar Harbor. We stopped to kayak (Seascape Kayak and Bike) on Jones Pond. This was perfect with our 3 kids (ages 6, 11, and 12). Fun but not too challenging. Then we headed...More

Thank Jyoti M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is often missed by most visitors to the National Park but is well worth the time to drive there. It was foggy the day we were driving but it still provided amazing views and geologic wonders.

2  Thank 1Jeanette49
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the best of the trip. There were very few people compared to Acadia on Mt Desert Island. The views were breathtaking and it was so peaceful.

2  Thank Cheri H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Schoodic is part of Acadia National Park and simply breathtaking! Hike, bike or drive and pack a picnic and enjoy the many varied vistas including a lighthouse. Our family's favorite part of Acadia National Park!

Thank 24Travel2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Schoodic Peninsula as part of a trip to Acadia National Park. For us it was the highlight of our visit. The crowds are nothing compared to the main portion of the park. We'd recommend trying to see the peninsula at both...More

2  Thank Paul_inSunPrairie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like to spend a few hours of peace and quiet with beautiful scenery go visit Schoodic Peninsula. It is an hours drive from downtown Bar Harbor but worth the drive. You can also take a ferry over from the Pier in front...More

1  Thank DebbieNH
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