Money

Dylan Dreyer and Sheinelle Jones explore the wonders of Acadia National Park

It's the National Park Service's centennial anniversary, and to mark the big event, TODAY's anchors are setting out on some incredible outdoor adventures.

Natalie and Jenna hit three beautiful Florida parks on Monday, Al and Matt visited White Sands National Monument and Carlsbad National Park on Tuesday, and we put the "Al" in Alcatraz on Wednesday.

And on Thursday, it was Dylan Dreyer and Sheinelle Jones' turn to see the wonders of Acadia National Park in Maine.

Closed Captioning
apply | reset x
font
size
T
T
T
T
color

Dylan Dreyer and Sheinelle Jones bike (bumpily) through Acadia National Park

Play Video - 5:50

Dylan Dreyer and Sheinelle Jones bike (bumpily) through Acadia National Park

Play Video - 5:50

More video

They didn't have to wait long to see one of those wonders — a beautiful sunrise. Acadia is home to the country's first glimpse of the sun on the horizon each morning.

Or as Sheinelle put it, "It's like today literally starts here."

TODAY
Dylan Dreyer and Sheinelle Jones in Acadia National Park

And what a day it was. Dylan and Sheinelle took in as much of the 50,000-acre park as they could.

By bike:

By kayak:

And even by lobster boat:

TODAY
Dylan Dreyer and Sheinelle Jones in Acadia National Park

Follow along with our 100 Years of National Parks series and join in on the conversation using #NationalParksToday.

Head here to learn more about the National Park Foundation.

Closed Captioning
apply | reset x
font
size
T
T
T
T
color

Al Roker, daughter Leila explore Sequoia National Park

Play Video - 6:45

Al Roker, daughter Leila explore Sequoia National Park

Play Video - 6:45
0:00
 
0:00
Your video begins in
0:00
TOP