Here are the very best kid-friendly hikes in Acadia National Park, for kids aged toddlers to teens.
This weekend, hundreds (thousands?) of folks will hit Mount Desert Island and not pay any attention to its beauty. They will be there for the Acadia Night Sky festival. We’ve participated in the festival in the past, and while the entire event falls under the banner of “family-friendly,” there definitely are programs better suited for […]
Location: Hancock County Distance: Approximately 1 mile Difficulty: Easy Ages: Any age Looking for something a little out of the way? Need an island adventure to go with your hike? Have kids who can’t get enough of log bridges? Then you need to take a trek out to Great Cranberry Island, off of Mount Desert […]
It’s just a pond. A small, weedy, mucky man-made pond put in by subdivision developers decades ago. Just a few tenths of a mile from our house, it’s our usual terminus for a short walk with the dog. And that’s what my daughter and I were doing that day, taking our old dog for a […]