Location: Acadia National Park

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    Cadillac Mountain

    Tonight we had a timed ticket to visit Cadillac Mountain (the highest point in Acadia) at 5:00pm via car. The weather was looking rather foreboding, and the weather service was issuing severe thunderstorm earrings all afternoon. Despite the prospect of limited visibility we drove up anyway and were treated to


    Jesup Path

    The kids wanted to relax, so Julia and I ran out just before dusk for one last short hike before the day was done. We finished up just after dark with a flashlight and headlamp, and even got to hear baby Bard Owls screeching (we were told by others hikers


    Acadia Sunrise

    This morning we woke up at 3:45am to drive into Acadia for the sunrise. We were one of the first people in the United States today to see the sun! It was interesting to see how much the scene continuously changed with pre-dawn light, rolling fog, and the sun itself.