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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #60 on: May 17, 2016, 12:58:09 PM »
thanks, read your TP, were you ever in new Hampshire? any ideas on how to do acadia and new Hampshire in 1 trip?
No and no; sorry.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #61 on: May 17, 2016, 03:30:10 PM »
thanks, read your TP, were you ever in new Hampshire? any ideas on how to do acadia and new Hampshire in 1 trip?

I wouldn't, unless it's a long trip.  In NH you'd probably be thinking about Franconia, which is a good several hours drive. If you're doing that already, why not go to like Katadin.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #62 on: May 18, 2016, 05:17:50 PM »
No and no; sorry.
I wouldn't, unless it's a long trip.  In NH you'd probably be thinking about Franconia, which is a good several hours drive. If you're doing that already, why not go to like Katadin.
thanks
I am going with my 3 young kids, parents, sister and grandma- what would you say is best? probably somewhere else- this seems like a good place to go with my wife and oldest kids?

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #63 on: June 05, 2016, 02:29:36 PM »
Anything not to be missed in and around Portland?

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #64 on: November 01, 2016, 02:13:45 PM »
Anything not to be missed in and around Portland?

There is a great brewery and bar called liquid riot right in the old port. Old port great to walk around for a few hours, with narrow cobblestone streets and alleys.

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Hi @Something Fishy,

I am going IY"H next week to Acadia NP for about 5 hours. Driving from Portland.

What would you recommend - should I drive to Schoodic Peninsula or Otter Cliff?

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Hi @Something Fishy,

I am going IY"H next week to Acadia NP for about 5 hours. Driving from Portland.

What would you recommend - should I drive to Schoodic Peninsula or Otter Cliff?

Why not both? Otter Cliff/Cove/Point is one of the most beautiful areas smack in the middle of the park. Cannot be missed.

Schoodic is amazing too, but it's an hour and a half or so away. If you have the time, absolutely go for it.
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Why not both? Otter Cliff/Cove/Point is one of the most beautiful areas smack in the middle of the park. Cannot be missed.

Schoodic is amazing too, but it's an hour and a half or so away. If you have the time, absolutely go for it.
Thank you! I think in a short time of 5 hours there is definitely no time for both. I guess will do Otter.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #68 on: May 24, 2018, 03:20:35 PM »
Thank you! I think in a short time of 5 hours there is definitely no time for both. I guess will do Otter.
Why drive all the way out there for 5 hours? It's a significant detour from the mainland...

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #69 on: May 24, 2018, 03:37:54 PM »
Thank you! I think in a short time of 5 hours there is definitely no time for both. I guess will do Otter.

I must have missed the 5 hours bit in your original post.

Why drive all the way out there for 5 hours? It's a significant detour from the mainland...

I agree, the massive schlep from Portland is not worth 5 hours in the park. Save Acadia for when you have at least 2 days, preferably 3 or 4.
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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #70 on: June 20, 2018, 10:41:37 PM »
Is there any kosher food to be purchased in the Acadia area?
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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #71 on: June 20, 2018, 10:42:28 PM »
Is there any kosher food to be purchased in the Acadia area?
Whatever you can find at any old grocery store in America you can find there.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #72 on: June 20, 2018, 10:47:04 PM »
Is there any kosher food to be purchased in the Acadia area?
Raw salmon. There also might be limited kosher products in Bangor, ME, and there is a kosher B&B.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #73 on: June 20, 2018, 10:57:17 PM »
Whatever you can find at any old grocery store in America you can find there.
Raw salmon. There also might be limited kosher products in Bangor, ME, and there is a kosher B&B.
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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: July 10, 2019, 03:26:27 PM »
Any input on whether Acadia is worthwhile with a 7 month old? Ie whether an infant would be too much of a burden to properly enjoy the main attractions throughout the park? This would be mid-late August, if that matters at all.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: July 10, 2019, 03:35:51 PM »
Any input on whether Acadia is worthwhile with a 7 month old? Ie whether an infant would be too much of a burden to properly enjoy the main attractions throughout the park? This would be mid-late August, if that matters at all.
I don't think so. With a hiking backpack for kids, you can do any hike to want and the child will be secure.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: July 10, 2019, 05:55:27 PM »
Not ideal. You can drive up Cadillac mountain, go to the beach, and do walking trails but hiking would be tough.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: July 10, 2019, 09:14:13 PM »
Acadia stinks

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: July 10, 2019, 09:47:29 PM »