DownEast and Acadia
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Morning Thuya Garden Lodge and Asticou Azalea Garden
Begin your day at these two exquisite and historic gardens. Access to the Gardens by way of the Asticou Terrace Trail is breathtaking!
Thuya Garden and the surrounding land is a wonderful blend of semi-formal English border beds and indigenous eastern Maine woodlands situated on a granite hillside overlooking Northeast Harbor. Tours of the gardens can be arranged in advance.
Note: Both properties connect to public paths and trails that also lead to the trails of Acadia National Park. Please consult trail maps and island guidebooks to plan a hike that can be combined with your visit to the gardens.
Afternoon and Day's End
Jordan Pond House
Be sure to taste the tea and popovers. Serving visitors to Acadia National Park & Mount Desert Island since 1870. Walk the trail around Jordan Pond.
Other Garden opportunities in this Region:
In Ellsworth, check out the Woodlawn Gardens at the Colonel Black Mansion.
Visit the private Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden in Seal Harbor. Advance reservations are required for visiting the Garden.
Visit the Land & Garden Preserve for website information about exhibits and events.