Cadillac Mountain

Mountain, Scenic Lookout, and Trail
Bar Harbor
  • Jeff D.
    "Come at dawn and be the first person in the US to see the sunrise!"(12 Tips)
    Linda E.
    "Great place to watch the sun rise."(2 Tips)
    "The most beautiful sunset to watch."(2 Tips)
    Amol K.
    "Great hike, lots of tourists at the top though."(6 Tips)
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  • Stephanie H.
    Stephanie HNovember 9, 2017
    Stunning sunset views
  • Frank
    FrankAugust 8, 2017
    Get here early. Parking can get tough. Walk the entire top of the mountain because no view is the same. A must during your visit.
  • Hal M.
    Hal MackinsAugust 21, 2016
    The highest point on the eastern seaboard! Tons of different ways to scale it, but we enjoyed the Western Mountain trail (although tough with quite a few scramble bits!)
  • Hank
    HankAugust 20, 2016
    Just before the top where parking is impossible, there is an area that could hold a few cars (don't think it's an official stop) and has stupendous views.
  • Swarupa P.
    Swarupa ParayilJuly 22, 2016
    So beautiful and scenic. Would love to go again . 😊
  • Mo
    MoJuly 3, 2016
    Gorgeous views. Great hikes. Tight on parking.
  • Dave M.
    Dave MortensenJune 11, 2016
    Views are amazing
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanMay 23, 2016
    Come here early to see the sunrise! You'll be the first in America to see it.
  • Linda E.
    Linda ElliottApril 23, 2016
    Great place to watch the sun rise. Dress warmly. When the wind is blowing it is very cold.
  • mike p.
    mike popovicMarch 12, 2016
    Bike up before sunrise to beat the crowds and get a workout
  • Sam S.
    Sam SNovember 28, 2015
    Sunrise here was breathtaking. However, it's freezing cold. Like ice. Layer up as much as possible. Think you have enough layers? Add five more.
  • Genny D.
    Genny DeanSeptember 1, 2015
    Get their for the sunrise! It takes 15 minutes by car from the visitors center so plan accordingly. You can hike it or drive all the way up
  • Meg
    MegAugust 29, 2015
    The view is great, if you can avoid the fog!
  • Renee G.
    Renee GAugust 18, 2015
    Plan on getting here at least an hour before sunrise! In the summer it gets busy, and fast!
  • John H.
    John HankusJuly 31, 2015
    Catch a sunset or sunrise. You can drive to the top and hike down a bit to catch the beautiful views of the park. Plenty of parking on top. Really a gem.
  • Meg
    MegJuly 27, 2015
    The view is fantastic, if you can catch it without fog.
  • Allen V.
    Allen VoglianoJuly 9, 2015
    Tallest mountain on the East Coast. Tons of tourists, but you can sneak away to snap a nice picture.
  • Larissa H.
    Larissa HillmerJune 23, 2015
  • Amol K.
    Amol KJune 16, 2015
    Great hike, lots of tourists at the top though.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HalleeMay 30, 2015
    My favorite place on earth!
  • Govind K.
    Govind KOctober 14, 2014
    best place to see the sunrise in Acadia national park. plz go early as parking is limited and there will be lot of folks there to get the best shot !!
  • jessica s.
    jessica steinSeptember 6, 2014
    You have to watch the sunset from the top. It's life changing.
  • Claire S.
    Claire SullyAugust 31, 2014
    Don't bother trying to watch the sunset.... Mob scene. But it is the most beautiful thing ever!
  • Steven Y.
    Steven YAugust 7, 2014
    You get a great view of Bar Harbor, Bar Island and the surrounding islands, definitely worth a visit
  • Mike G.
    Mike GregoryJuly 19, 2014
    You MUST catch sunrise here!
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BachmannDecember 29, 2013
    The view up here is extraordinary, simply a must visit place for friends, families and photographers, that visit the States! Also great for hicking if you bring picknick and good shors along with you!
  • Brian S.
    Brian SharwoodSeptember 2, 2013
    Beautiful sunset.
  • Elizabeth D.
    Elizabeth DrescherAugust 26, 2013
    Go off trail a bit to enjoy a quieter experience.
  • Diana L.
    Diana LeRoi-SchmidtAugust 4, 2013
    Sunrise, sunset, always make sure you're camera is with you. Head up on a full moon night and walk the loop, it's quite an experience.
  • Kieran F.
    Kieran FaheyJuly 20, 2013
    Get up early and be the first to see the sunrise
  • Alexis D.
    Alexis DobbsJuly 10, 2013
    Awesome hike!!😊
  • Lee C.
    Lee CooksonAugust 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The actual peak elevation of the summit is down the gravel road behind the gift shop. Not showy, just a bronze disk on a rock to the right as the gravel path becomes a trail.
  • Emily Elizabeth B.
    Emily Elizabeth BrownAugust 20, 2012
    Go early in the morning, there are a lot less people!
  • Gaurav K.
    Gaurav KishoreJuly 4, 2012
    The hike is easy with beautiful views, plan to spend at least 2 hrs here.
  • Ronnie D.
    Ronnie DouglasJuly 1, 2012
    Awesome sun rise ! 4:52 am 07/01/2012
  • Margaret !.
    Margaret !September 26, 2011
    If it's foggy, wait an hour or two. Island weather is very changeable.
  • Jeff D.
    Jeff D.September 4, 2011
    Come at dawn and be the first person in the US to see the sunrise!
  • Nicole M.
    Nicole MarieAugust 10, 2011
    If it's a foggy day don't bother coming up. U won't be able to see 15 feet in front of u. Wait till it's sunny and clear.
  • Todd G.
    Todd GrahamAugust 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out the Cadillac Facebook page for Sunrise and Sunset times as well as Tides for Bar Harbor, Maine
  • Gobinath M.
    Gobinath MallaiyanJuly 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    There are days where you will never able to catch the sun even after one hour of predicted sun raise time
  • Katrina L.
    Katrina LarrabeeJuly 3, 2011
    It's up in the clouds today!
  • John H.
    John HalloranJune 29, 2011
    It's a bit foggy today!
  • Seth C.
    Seth CashApril 25, 2011
    There's a venue at the summit. This one should be ignored.
  • Rachel
    RachelSeptember 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The most beautiful sunset to watch. Get there a bit early to find a good spot!
  • Craig K.
    Craig KapitanMay 31, 2010
    Bring a jacket. A big, big jacket.
  • Glendy K.
    Glendy KamMay 17, 2010
    Check out sunset at the summit
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