This was our last full day in Maine, so we had to make it count.
My favorite hike in all of Acadia National Park is Great Head Trail. The views are nothing short of breathtaking on a clear day. It meant a lot to me to share a beautiful morning here with Colleen, and it was here that I took one of my favorite pictures of her.
After we finished Great Head Trail, I made an executive decision to drive further down the Park Loop Road to Hunter's Beach, which was a little spot that Marian Burns told my dad about many years ago, like it was a secret. It was quiet and lovely there.
I had it in my head that we might try to hit the Jordan Pond House for lunch, but it was packed. We didn't even try to park. Tour busses were everywhere. So, we enjoyed a little drive around the rest of the Park Loop Road and drove back to town.
As for lunch, we decided on Testa's, where we had a couple of drinks and a damn nice meal. They've got some really neat vintage art nouveau pieces displayed up on the second floor.
We walked over to the Trailhead Cafe, which is a little coffee shop that my family loves to visit. The owners, Matt and Angel, are delightful people, both active in the community and local theater scene. We grabbed a couple of coffees and walked up to Agamont Park. We relaxed on a bench there for a while (it was super warm that day) and people-watching in the square was exactly what the doctor ordered.
That night, we walked up to Reel Pizza Cinerama and watched Hell or High Water. I love this 2-screen movie theater. Comfy couches, beer, and pizza. It's perfect.
Once the movie got out, we walked up to Little Anthony's, and had a bite to eat and a couple of drinks. Anthony's is a nice place my dad and I liked to go for some night-time comfort food.
The long drive home was tomorrow, so we called it a night.
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