when you think of American landscapes, the deep Canyons and spectacular rock formations from the West of the USA come to mind inevitably. But there is also in the East of the country, a wild and romantic national Park, especially for visitors from Overseas is less known.
The Acadia national Park is something Rhoden is greater than the Canton of Appenzell inner-and is expected to be one of the reasons that the East coast was the state of Maine from the Traveller's Bible, Lonely Planet, chosen as one of the regions you should visit in 2020, necessarily. With its Mix of rugged sea coast, colored forests and granite white the Park peaks of delight as well as his Cousins in the Wild West.
With the dog on a tour of discovery on the coast of Acadia national Park. Photo: Unsplash
The day begins in Acadia national Park, where the first sun rays hit the American mainland; on the summit of Mount Cadillac, with 466 meters above sea level the highest point far and wide. To experience the sunrise on Mount Cadillac, is practically a part of the obligatory program of every Acadia visit.
Accordingly, the Parking spaces are occupied early in the morning. Who comes to late will be punished by life – or in this case: the Park warden. Relentlessly send wild parkierer before the dawn on the way back. Who wants to take any risk, you can also climb the mountain on foot. Alone in this contemplative experience, but one way or the other is not.
sunrise, seen from Mount Cadillac. Photo: Unsplash
granite rocks, once covered by glaciers ground, the seat for the impending color spectacle. Announced by an orange-pink stripe on the horizon, the first rays of the sun and the views of the sparkling sea, small island chains, and now and then the Silhouette of a mighty cruise ship is free. Accompanied by the "Wow"murmurs of other visitors and the sound of clicking cameras, it looks to the coast of Maine during the awakening.
The early Watch is worth. Photo: Anita Suter
43 kilometers of rugged beauty
The early Watch is worth in two ways; early in the morning it goes on a tour of discovery through the diverse Park. This is developed on the basis of the 43-kilometre-long Park Loop Road so that it can be explored in typical American style with car.
the starting point is the Hull's Cove Visitor Center is. Anyone who wants to, leaving his own vehicle and instead rises in one of the Park shuttles. The sea is almost always in the field of view, for the most part as a one-way street lined sections of the Route of the lakes and mountains, forests and the majority of the rocky coastline. An exception is the "Sand Beach", in the East of the Peninsula forms. The only sandy beach in the Park draws the visitor immediately into its spell. Framed by rugged cliffs and green fir trees, he invites you to linger. The jump into the water, however, is not for the faint-hearted; the temperature drops in the summer months on little more than 13 degrees.
The only sandy beach in the Park draws the visitor immediately into its spell. Photo: Pixabay.
Only a few kilometers away, waiting for the Thunder Hole next to the Park Highlight. Here, proved of the Atlantic, especially his Power. An explosion and a loud roar, the water from a rocky gap shoots up to ten meters in height. Indicative of the strength of the Atlantic bounces here on the coast, are also limitations of the existing Barriers. 2009 have been recorded on this coast, three people from a particularly violent wave section and washed away. Two were rescued.
With the immense power of the sea is no joke. Photo: Unsplash
With the Indian Summer up close
if you would like to return to the Asphalt and the lush visited sights in the back, you can do this on a network of more than 200 kilometers of Hiking trails of varying difficulty. Especially for the autumn time the Dive is worth it in the colored forests immensely. Who climbs to the plateau is rewarded with wonderful views over wooded hills, lakes and the Atlantic ocean. In July and August, hemming ripe blueberries on the trails and just waiting to be consumed.
colors, berries, and rest the Park has to offer. Photo: Pixabay.
So diverse is the landscape, the diversity of the leisure facilities; Acadia on the bike or on horse-back and explore. Bird watchers come here as well as fishermen or climbers. And who wants to paddle on the kayak in the sunset before it goes to it, in the nearby tourist town of Bar Harbor the end of the day.
romantics, and athletes alike to train: sunset kayaks. Photo: Anita Suter
Sleep and Dine in Bar Harbor
The picturesque seaside village of Bar Harbor makes the perfect base for an Acadia visit. Who doesn't like to pitch on one of the two campsites in the Park, the tent, will find accommodation from Budget Motel to Inn – and plenty of choice of Restaurants. In the center of all of this, what is drawn from the ocean is; of the oyster the crab to Maine's iconic Lobster to the seafood lovers will find everything your heart desires.
The cuisine is not too short: wasted lemmen of Brown's program. Photo: Pixabay.
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Created: 27.11.2019, 21:54 PM