This is Maine, where rocky shores, infinite nature, and endless lobster forge a coastal New England classic. Dig in to local delicacies with an oyster shucking demonstration and tasting. Immerse yourself in dramatic nature at Acadia National Park. See how lobster traps are retrieved from the ocean. Admire the picturesque Portland Head Light, Maine's oldest lighthouse. Enjoy free time in the vibrant city of Portland. Towering mountains, delectable cuisine, and bustling harbors await you in this maritime treasure.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
7 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1PortlandWelcome to Maine, a "Vacationland" of intricate coastlines and all-encompassing natural beauty that serves as the perfect getaway. From charming towns and scenic ocean overlooks to oyster shucking and lobster hauling, experience the best of this New England retreat.
Day 2PortlandDiscover the essence of this vibrant harbor city by means of a true New England classic - a trolley. From the opulent Victoria Mansion to the hum of the Old Port, your guide will introduce you to Portland's hidden gems. Trade in the charming streets of the city for the rugged coastline, stopping at the picturesque Portland Head Light. Get ready to explore more of Portland how you like because it's your choice! Stroll through Portland's historic Old Port District to learn how this maritime hub transformed into modern restaurants and shops today -OR- take a tour of Portland's Victoria Mansion, known as one of the most important historic homes of the 19th century.Get a chance to delve into the culture of Portland with free time to explore this seafaring city on your own.
Day 3PortlandThis morning, get an intimate look at a working oyster farm* and learn how to dig into these local delicacies with an oyster shucking demonstration. Later, arrive in Bar Harbor, an iconic vacation spot featuring rich blue waters and home to Acadia National Park. With an evening at leisure, explore the bustling downtown, full of cozy cafes and indulgent ice cream shops just steps from your hotel.
Day 4Bar HarborThis is Acadia National Park. Breathe in the crisp, fresh air and allow the nature around you to captivate your senses. Admire the striking mountains, towering forests, and rocky shorelines as you drive scenic Park Loop Road with a local guide. Take in the sweeping views from the summit of Cadillac Mountain. Then, dive into the cuisine and culture of Maine when you join a local lobsterman on a lobster boat. See how lobster traps are retrieved from the ocean and watch the cages get pulled to the surface. Tonight is yours to explore Bar Harbor on your own.
Day 5Bar HarborHead to Camden for some time at leisure. This quintessential town is home to the annual National Toboggan Championships and boasts many storefronts and 19th-century homes. Your scenic journey continues with a stop at a lobster shack to indulge in a must-try local favorite, the Maine lobster roll. Then, treat your pallet again during an Impact Moment! Visit the Maine Tasting Center to try a variety of Maine's iconic foods such as: blueberries, seaweed, potatoes, and more. Learn more about the hardworking locals behind these specialties. Later, arrive in Freeport, your home for the next two nights. Enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 6FreeportToday, enter the natural wonderland of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, nearly 300 acres of grassy fields and woodland trails overflowing with floral hues. Enjoy some free time in Boothbay browsing this quaint, seaside town's cute shops and restaurants. Tonight, toast to the end of your trip and bid Maine farewell over dinner.
Day 7FreeportYour tour of coastal Maine comes to a close today.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/30/2025$2,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/08/2025$3,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/15/2025$3,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/22/2025$3,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/06/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/20/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/27/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/03/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/10/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/24/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/31/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/07/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/12/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/14/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/19/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/21/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/26/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/28/2025$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/03/2025$3,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/05/2025$3,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/10/2025$3,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/12/2025$3,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Hyatt Place Portland Old Port - Portland, ME, United States
Bar Harbor Grand Hotel - Bar Harbor, ME, United States
Harraseeket Inn - Freeport, ME, United States
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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