Secure overnight accommodations well in advance as this area is a popular destination year-round.
Weather in Maine can be unpredictable, pack accordingly. Sometimes areas of Acadia National Park can be closed due to weather or construction, check the park website prior to your visit. Also, be prepared for stop-and-go traffic on the two-lane roads.
Acadia National Park is a popular destination. Go early in the morning or later in the evening and you will find it less crowded.
Early June was quite rainy and chilly but not unbearable. Locals claim autumn is the best time of year but also crowded. Wintertime is bitterly cold but less crowded. Some roads and most facilities within Acadia close during the winter, but the park itself is open year-round.
Book your accommodations in advance to avoid overpaying. Many restaurants in Bar Harbor have early dinner specials from 4-6 p.m. If you plan on visiting other national parks within the year, you might consider purchasing a Parks Pass.