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Islands and Inlets - Blue Hill and Acadia

Islands and Inlets - Blue Hill and Acadia

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 16 people
Destination(s): Maine  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring  
Season: July - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2195 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2645 US Dollar (USD)

A cyclist dream, our tour of the Blue Hill Peninsula and Mount Desert island (Home to Acadia National Park) offers a wonderful combination of country roads and pristine ocean views. Join us, Maine's only native adventure travel company, for a week of wonderful cycling and exploration along some of the most famous stretches of the Maine Coast.

Tour Itinerary: Pick Up / Drop Off: Portland, ME (PWM)

Day 1 – Cycling Along the Mighty Penobscot River

Our trip begins in Bangor where we cycle along Penobscot River as it winds its way towards the Atlantic Ocean. After a picnic lunch over looking Verona Island, we pedal along Penobscot Bay to the village of Castine where a lobster feast awaits us.
-Cycling Options: 49 miles
-Lodging: 1 Night at the Castine Inn

Day 2 – Exploring the Historic Village of Castine

We begin our day cycling through the historic village of Castine and continue cycling the wild western shores of Penobscot Bay. Along the way, we enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch overlooking Brooksville Harbor before crossing Eggemoggin Reach onto Deer Isle and pedaling to the picturesque fishing village of Stonington.

-Cycling Options: 43 or 50 miles
-Lodging: First of 2 Nights at the Inn on the Harbor

Day 3 – Kayaking Quiet Coves

We spend our morning exploring the ocean by kayak. The afternoon is yours for exploring Stonington, relaxing, or hiking.
-Cycling Options: Rest Your Legs!
-Lodging: Final Night at the Inn on the Harbor

Day 4 – Cycling the Sunrise Neck and Experiencing Blue Hill Falls

Our morning ride carries us out the Sunrise Neck with the crystal blue ocean surrounding us. Along the way we stop at the funky and delicious home of“Nervous Nellie’s jams and jellies. After a picnic lunch in Brooklin, the summer home of E.B. White, author of the classic children’s story “Charlotte’s Web” we cycle along Blue Hill Bay and out the quiet Newbury Neck before a transfer to Bar Harbor
-Cycling Options: 47, 57, or 70 miles
-Lodging: First of 2 Nights at Bar Harbor Inn or The Harborside Hotel

Day 5 – Crossing Frenchman Bay and Discovering the Rugged Beauty of the Schoodic Peninsula

Today we enjoy a unique ferry ride across Frenchman Bay to Winter Harbor and the Schoodic Peninsula. We experience the dramatic power of the open ocean as it crashes along the Schoodic’s coast before cycling to Corea a true lobstering community.
-Cycling Options: 15, 29, or 35 miles
-Lodging: Final Night at Bar Harbor Inn or The Harborside Hotel

Day 6 – Cycling Acadia National Park. We end a memorable week with a ride around the famous Park Loop Road as it winds along the coastline, before we celebrate our week with the world’s best blueberry muffins
-Cycling Options: 26 or 33 miles

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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