Visiting Acadia National Park
Directions to Mount Desert Island:
From the south, take Interstate 95 towards Bangor
At exit 182A, follow I-395 to Route 1A SOUTH towards Ellsworth.
Continue straight through Ellsworth on Route 3 towards Mount Desert Island and Bar Harbor. When you reach the head of the Island, you will cross a bridge and come upon a traffic light.
Bear left to go towards Bar Harbor; bear right to go towards Somesville and Southwest Harbor.
Estimated Travel Time:
From Boston – 5-6 hours
From Portland – 3 hours
From Bangor International Jetport – 1-1.5 hours
From Bar Harbor/Trenton Airport – 10 minutes
General Sites about Maine and Mount Desert Island
Maine's Downeast Vacation Guide: www.downeastguide.com
Maine Office of Tourism: www.visitmaine.com
Bermels' Guide to MDI and Bar Harbor: www.acadiabarharbor.com
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce: www.barharbormaine.com
Mount Desert Chamber of Commerce: www.mountdesertchamber.org
Southwest Harbor–Tremont Chamber of Commerce: www.acadiachamber.com
Nova Scotia Tourism and Culture: 207-288-9432
Acadia National Park
Free Bus Service
Island Explorer: www.exploreacadia.com