Acadia National Park
A close-up view of Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse at Acadia National Park, Maine
A close-up view of Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse at Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia National Park Tours and Tickets

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Located on Maine's Schoodic Peninsula and Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park is a New England gem. You'll find diverse areas of the park to explore, from dense woodlands and vast lakes to the tallest mountains on the Northeast coast. Maintained by the National Park Service, Acadia offers endless options for exploration—from catching the first sight of sunrise in the US on Cadillac Mountain to camping on the remote shores of Duck Harbor to hearing waves crashing in the park's famed Thunder Hole inlet.

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Carol_C, Oct 2023
Tour of Acadia Park
We had an amazing tour with the best guide, Katherine! She was engaging and such a pleasure to have taking us around Acadia National Park! She was a wealth of knowledge and shared so much with us! Her sunny disposition was uplifting and great to be a part of! Clean vehicle, great driver and took us to see all the best spots! Highly recommend!
Vickie_G, Oct 2023
Loved this tour!
Acadia National Park is beautiful. Pete was a wonderful guide on the tour. He is very knowledgeable about the area and knew the perfect places to stop for amazing views. I would highly recommend this tour.
Mary_P, Oct 2023
Awesome experience
A.J. was awesome. Because of heavy rain, we were unable to go to Acadia National Park. Due to his great knowledge of the area, he was able to fill our day by taking us to gorgeous, quaint towns in Coastal Maine. He took us to the botanical gardens and everyone in our group greatly enjoyed it He is an awesome tour guide. I highly recommend this tour.
Candace_S, Sep 2023
Great Day touring Acadia!
Pete was a great guide - very informative and just a nice person. Van was clean and comfortable. Saw all of the highlights of Acadia in 3 hours. Fun Day!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:What are Acadia National Park hours of operation?
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Acadia National Park hours of operation: Daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
People Also Ask
Q:What are the best months to visit Acadia National Park?
A:While Acadia National Park is open year-round, most visitors come from June through October, when most trails, visitor centers, and attractions are open. Seasons transform the landscape: Clear skies and blooming lilacs make spring a favorite, while autumn brings brightly colored leaves to the island’s dense forests.
Q:Do you need a timed entry for Acadia National Park?
A:Entrance passes are required for Acadia National Park, but they’re not based on timed entry. The only timed tickets you’ll need in Acadia National Park are for driving to the top of Cadillac Mountain. Vehicle reservations are required to access the Cadillac Summit Road from late May through late October.
Q:What is the best entrance to Acadia National Park?
A:Begin your Acadia National Park visit at the Hulls Cove Visitor Center in Bar Harbor, a destination for park passes, maps, and information on park activities. It’s also a stop for the seasonal (and free) Island Explorer bus that leads to many of the park’s top trailheads and attractions.
Q:What are the entrance fees at Acadia National Park?
A:Entrance fees at Acadia National Park depend on how you arrive. Pedestrians pay $20 per person, while motorcycle passes are $30. Private vehicles with up to 15 passengers pay $35. If you have an annual park pass—including passes for seniors, military, and fourth graders—there’s no additional entrance fee.
Q:What is there to do in Acadia National Park?
A:Exploring Acadia National Park is all about playing outside. The park has dozens of hiking trails, a 45-mile (72-kilometer) network of car-free carriage roads, and rocky shorelines great for peering into tidepools. Limited light pollution means incredible stargazing at night, and the park’s also a favorite for avid birdwatchers.
Q:What is there for children to do in Acadia National Park?
A:There are plenty of things for kids to do at Acadia National Park. Ranger-led programs take place throughout the summer, and park-provided scavenger hunts help kids learn about local nature and history. Kids can spot starfish and other marine wildlife in tidepools, and stroller-friendly carriage roads are great for even the smallest hikers.