Boston - Ogunquit - Augusta (157 miles)
Today, we will drive north to Ogunquit, where we will embark on a lobster cruise to enjoy views of the Atlantic Ocean and learn about lobster fishing. After lunch, we will head to Augusta, the capital city of Maine, where we can take photos in Capital Park.
Boston is a city as beautiful as it is historically significant. Visitors can walk the Freedom Trail and see where the seeds of the American Revolution were sown or visit the North End and look out over the harbor.
The former summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Crane, Jr., the estate includes a historic mansion, 21 outbuildings, and designed landscapes overlooking Ipswich Bay.
Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (Under 12 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Opening Hours: Tue - Sun 8:00am - 4:00pm
This coastal town in beautiful York County, Maine is a popular summer destination for people all over New England. In fact, the name "Ogunquit" translates to "beautiful place by the sea" in the local Native American language.
Lobster Fishing Trip
On this fun fishing trip, we will feel like authentic New England lobster fishermen as we learn the ins and outs off the coast of Portland, ME. It will all culminate in us enjoying a delicious lobster meal. Yum!
Admission (Optional): Adult $30; Child (Under 12 yrs) $20; Senior $30|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Created in 1827, Capitol Park is Maine’s earliest documented designed landscape. The park, set between the Maine State House and the Kennebec River, served as a parade ground and encampment site during the American Civil War.
Standard Hotel: Fireside inn and suites, Ramada Bangor, White Birches Motel or similiar
Acadia National Park - Bar Harbor (4 miles)
Today, We can enjoy the sunrise on the top of Cadillac Mountain we will spend our time in Acadia National Park. After lunch in Bar Harbor, we will enjoy some leisure time to explore this seaside town and join a sightseeing cruise. Around sunset, we will go to see the Bass Harbor Head Light.
Acadia National Park, ME
Acadia National Park is located on Mount Desert Island just off the coast of Maine. This scenic park encompasses mountains, ocean shoreline, lakes, and forest. Guests can expect to see moose, black bear, whit-tailed deer, and many seabirds.
Admission (Mandatory): Adult $15; Child (Under 11 yrs) $12; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12
Bar Harbor, ME
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 5,235. Bar Harbor is a popular tourist destination in the Down East region of Maine and home to the College of the Atlantic.
Bar Harbor Cruise
Bar Harbor, Maine sits just outside of Acadia National Park. This small New England fishing town has much to offer on its own, however, not the least of which are boat tours of the impressive and breathtaking coastline.
Admission (Optional): Adult $35; Child (6-14 yrs) $21; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $35
Standard Hotel: Days Inn Bar Harbor or similiar
Portland - Boston (183 miles)
In the morning, we will have the Old Port Walking Tour in Maine and visit Portland Head Light . After that, we will stop by the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens before continuing to Boston.
Portland is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine, with a population of 67,067 as of 2017. Portland's economy is mostly dependent on tourism and the Old Port district is a popular destination.
Portland Head Light
This historic lighthouse located in Cape Elizabeth, Maine was first lit in 1791, making it the oldest lighthouse in the state. Portions of the building, which is located in Fort Williams Park, serve as a maritime museum.
Admission (Mandatory): Adult $3; Child (3-12 yrs) $3; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $3
Boothbay Harbor, ME
The town of Boothbay Harbor was part of of the English colony of Cape Newagen in the 17th century. It is a quaint, typical New England seaside village.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is the largest botanical garden in New England. The garden is 270 acres (1Â km2) with more than a mile of waterfront on Barters Island Road. After 16 years of planning, building and planting, in 2007 the Gardens opened to the public. There are more than 300 native plant species on the site.
Admission (Optional): Adult $16; Child (3-17 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm