Travel + Leisure has just announced Mount Desert Island as one of the top ten islands in the world.
“Spruce-strewn Mount Desert Island accounts for 35,000 of the 47,000 acres of Acadia National Park, which teems with visitors during the summer months. In September, while the island’s trees explode with color, tourism drops considerably, and osprey, seals, and deer have the place practically to themselves. Bar Harbor is the largest town, but the quiet villages of Northeast, Southwest, and Seal Harbors are the region’s true gems.” read more
I personally know why T&L sees this, but I’m fortunate enough to live on the island…come see for yourself!