Top Ten U.S. National Parks

6. Acadia, Maine
  |  Gorp.com

Score: 4.07

The best nature has to offer on the East Coast," says one reader about Acadia. You'll find exceptional views no matter which mountain you climb, though Mount Penobscot is a must, according to a reviewer. The downsides? One person says Bar Harbor has become a "gaudy tourist trap," and crowds are a problem as well. To avoid them, reviewers say, come after August and head to the western side of the island.


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