Stunningly beautiful rocky coastal ride on the Park Loop Rd. Lots of hiking, climbing, boating, camping, and other outdoor activities scattered throughout the park lands and Mt. Desert Isle in general.
Magnificent manor house built by the Vanderbilt family, with stunning gardens and exhibits. Guided tours available inside or just wander the grounds and gardens. Plan at least a full day to get the most out of your admission fee.
800 men led by traitor Benedict Arnold destroyed the “immense” stockpile of goods and naval stores kept here. Buildings, wharfs and ships were soon in flames. One hundred and forty-three buildings, nearly all the town, were consumed.
Privately owned acreage within the state park lands. There is a hefty per-person admission fee to drive your own vehicle in, which grants you access to the summit, rugged hiking trails up on the ridge, a swinging bridge, a museum and a wildlife habitat center.
Bruce Peninsula National Park – 45 minute hike out to a scenic shore cave containing a pool of blue water. Parking space is limited and quickly fills up. A new reservation system for the 4 hour Grotto parking time slots allows you to plan your trip in advance.
The most northeastern town in the U.S. The first park dedicated to motorcycling. One of the 4 corners stops for those doing a 4 corners of the U.S. motorcycle ride. NER has an engraved paver at the monument.
A very large waterfall, taller than Niagara. The park offers several ways to enjoy the falls, including a tram to the top, suspension footbridge and several different viewpoints on both sides of the river.
One of the last major Revolutionary War battles in the northeastern colonies occurred on this dramatic peninsula, which rises high over the Hudson River. There is about a quarter mile hike up a steep but paved driveway from the parking lot to the museum, then a nice foot path with interpretive signage and great views of the river.
The Stony Point Lighthouse, built in 1826, is the oldest lighthouse on the Hudson River.