View towards Bar Harbor from Cadillac Mountain.

10 Best Outdoor Activities in Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park sprawls everywhere on Mount Desert Island. From ranger programs and hikes to natural wonders and the perfect place to stop for a re–energizing snack, here are the 10 best activities to get you outdoors in Acadia National Park.

Robinson Point Light. Photo © Hilary and Tom Nangle.

Acadia’s Regional Lighthouses

The best known of the Acadia region’s coastal beacons is Bass Harbor Head Light, accessible to the public during daylight hours. Here are the other still-operating lighthouses in the Acadia region. All are automated; most are accessible only by boat. Sadly, none of the light towers are accessible to the public, but most of the grounds and some nearby buildings are.

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Road Trip USA Appalachian Trail

Rediscover the Open Road Road Trip USA: Appalachian Trail shows you how to make the most of over 2,000 miles of two-lane highways, from the north woods of Maine, through Pennsylvania Dutch Country, and all the way to the heart of Dixie. With mile-by-mile highlights and detailed driving maps—all in a handy, portable format—this is […]

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Road Trip USA Atlantic Coast

Rediscover the Open Road Road Trip USA: Atlantic Coast shows you how to make the most of almost 2,000 miles of two-lane highways, from the bright lights of the Big Apple, through the Carolina low-country, and all the way to Florida’s free-wheeling Key West. With mile-by-mile highlights and detailed driving maps—all in a handy, portable […]

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Moon Spotlight Martha’s Vineyard

Moon Spotlight Martha’s Vineyard is a 65-page compact guide covering the ins and outs of Martha’s Vineyard, including Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, and the up-island region. Ray Bartlett offers his firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on […]

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Where to Travel in 2016: A Month-by-Month List

Most of us at Moon have an ever-growing list of places we want to visit, a common side effect of working on travel books. This list reflects a few of the destinations that inspired our wanderlust in the last year. There are trip-of-a-lifetime–type destinations, and there are smaller destinations, but all of them triggered that classic reverie, imagining what it would be like to be there, feeling that pull.

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Moon Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket

Ray Bartlett offers his extensive knowledge on this classic New England destination, from fried clams and proper “chowda” to canoeing, windsurfing, and sailing. Bartlett narrows in on the unique charm of the region, where travelers can sit on the beach alongside celebrities and then go eat fried clams on picnic tables and catch a drive-in […]

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Moon Vermont

Vermont resident Jen Rose Smith knows the best of the Green Mountain State, from sampling artisanal cheddar at the Grafton Village Cheese Company to skiing at Killington Mountain Resort. Smith includes unique trip strategies, such as “Vermont Villages” and “History and Literature Tour.” Packed with information on sights like Lake Champlain and the eccentric boutiques […]