Thu, Aug 9: Fly to Bangor, Maine. Transfer to Bar Harbor, located on Mount Desert Island where in the late 19th century, the rich and famous tried to outdo each other entertaining at their incredible summer estates, rivaling those of Newport, Rhode Island. Your hotel is ideally situated on the ocean and in town near restaurants and shopping. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Fri, Aug 10: In the morning see Acadia National Park on a guided motorcoach tour. Discover the geology, wildlife and history of Bar Harbor and Acadia all while taking in in the stunning ocean and mountain views. Stop at the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the eastern seaboard at 1530 feet, and Thunder Hole, where a small cavern erupts in a thunderous roar when a rush of waves arrives. Then head to Jordan Pond House for a delicious family-style lunch and some of their famous popovers. Enjoy some free time to take a walk on nearby nature trails before returning to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the town with its upscale seaside shops and restaurants. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Sat, Aug 11: This morning enjoy a Windjammer Cruise aboard a majestic 151-foot, four-masted schooner. Cruise Frenchman Bay with beautiful views of Acadia National Park from the sea. Lend a hand helping to hoist the sails or just relax and enjoy the ride. Then the day is free to further explore Bar Harbor. Tonight, enjoy a farewell Lobster Dinner with the group. (B,D)
Sun, Aug 12: Transfer to Bangor for your flight home. (B)
The Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina.
The Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina is the premier resort facility in Bar Harbor, Maine. Nestled in downtown Bar Harbor, and just moments away from Acadia National Park.: Internet • restaurant/s • bar/lounges • room service • fitness center • pool and Jacuzzi • Spa • shops • tennis courts • game room