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Maine's Scenic Coast with Lighthouses & Lobsters

Maine's Scenic Coast with Lighthouses & Lobsters

Visit majestic beacons and hear the salty tales of Maine's maritime history. Ride on a Maine lobster boat, hear fog horns, and see the Maine coast from atop Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park. Explore Kennebunkport and Bar Harbor and take a private lighthouse tour in Portland. Maine's beautiful coast is waiting for you.

  • Escorted

  • Portland Tour

  • Portland Head Lighthouse

  • Free Time in Freeport

  • Sail, Power & Steam Museum

  • Bar Harbor Nature Cruise

  • Acadia National Park

  • Cadillac Mountain

  • Free Time in Kennebunkport

  • Lobster Harvesting Experience

  • Seashore Trolley Museum

  • 8 Meals Included (2 are Lobster Dinners)

  • Motorcoach Transportation

  • Hotel Accommodations

  • Requires Extended Amounts of Walking

Day 1

Today we head north for Portland, Maine's largest city-by-the-sea. Check-in to the Clarion Hotel, one of Greater Portland's hotels. Dinner will be included at the hotel.

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Day 2

This morning, after breakfast, we will meet our local guide for a driving tour of historic Portland, including a stop at Portland Head lighthouse - Maine's oldest lighthouse. Next, we will take a private, guided tour of another nearby lighthouse that is not normally open to the public. This lighthouse is accessed via a granite jetty (those unable to climb stairs or manage the uneven terrain to the lighthouse will be offered an alternate activity). Enjoy lunch on your own in Freeport, home to the L.L. Bean flagship store and a variety of casual restaurants and cafés. After lunch, sit back and relax as we travel to Rockland - the lobster capital of the world. Here we'll visit the Sail, Power & Steam Museum on Rockland Harbor to learn about the local shipwrecks and see early steam engines, navigational equipment, and ship-building tools. Tonight's lodging and included dinner will be in the Bar Harbor region.

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Day 3

Following breakfast, we will take a scenic Bar Harbor nature cruise on Frenchman's Bay where you'll search for eagles, porpoises, seals, and other marine mammals and birds aboard this narrated sightseeing cruise. Pass by Egg Rock Lighthouse and see the coastline views of Acadia National Park. Enjoy lunch on your own in Bar Harbor where there are many casual restaurants to choose from. After lunch we'll meet our local guide for a narrated tour of Acadia National Park. See the breathtaking beauty that has attracted the elite to this area for years. The views from the top of Cadillac Mountain are spectacular. Don your souvenir lobster hat tonight while we enjoy a traditional Maine lobster bake dinner in a waterfront setting. An alternative dish is available to those who don't wish to eat seafood.

B, D

Day 4

After breakfast we depart for Kennebunkport where we will enjoy lunch and shopping along the waterfront. Then we'll board a lobster boat and experience authentic lobster harvesting along the rocky coast of Kennebunkport, ME. Next, we'll discover the heritage of America's Grand Trolley era at the Seashore Trolley Museum. Take a scenic ride through the Maine countryside on a restored streetcar and tour the impressive exhibit barn. Lodging will be in Ogunquit, ME. Again, don your souvenir lobster hat at an authentic down east lobster bake dinner. Sing-along entertainment is included.

B, D

Day 5

After breakfast, depart for home with your magical Maine coast memories. With stops for rest & lunch enroute, arrival home is scheduled for early evening.

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Please note


Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but cannot be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with your driver at the time of boarding. Historically, daily seat rotation was practiced on most multi-day tours. We have suspended this practice for a period of time. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort if reinstated.

Perkiomen Tours recommends that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance for your tour. Travel Insurance is purchased directly by you from a third-party of your choice. One option is Travel Safe Insurance. You can purchase insurance directly from Travel Safe through our website. www.perkiomentours.com.

To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.

CB=Continental Breakfast, B=Full Breakfast, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Allentown - Motorcoach Calvary Temple Church
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
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Easton - Motorcoach William Penn Hwy Park & Ride near Pole A-10
Route 33, Easton, PA
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Montgomeryville - Shuttle Quality Inn
678 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville, PA 18936
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Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
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Reading - Shuttle Homewood Suites
2801 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610
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