For Acadia National Park Sights, and Acadia National Park Ranger Programs, please see the Acadia National Park page. Sights to See Beaches Hiking Hike of the Week: Each week Acadia Weekly will be highlighting hiking trails on Mount Desert Island. By Sea: Boats, Schooners, Canoes and Kayaks Guided Tours by Land: Getting Around Ferries, Buses, and Trollies Museums and Aquariums The area offers many museums with displays sure to please everyone. If you’re looking for an interactive way to learn more about Mount Desert Island’s wildlife, history, or culture (or are just after some indoor fun), the island is home to several art, science, and historical museums. Each offers a unique perspective on life on the island and in the Down East region, and is sure to broaden your appreciation of one of Maine’s most famous and scenic areas.