21485
Maine
Coastal Maine: Portland to Bar Harbor
Sail a classic schooner along the picturesque shores of Maine, discovering the colonial city of Portland, Acadia National Park and the renowned works of the Farnsworth museum.
Rating (4.94)
Program No. 21485RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,999
Getting There
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At a Glance

Immerse yourself in the local culture of picturesque seaside villages hidden amidst the rugged shorelines and ocean air of Maine. Journey through Portland’s cobblestone streets that lead you to the Old Port’s thriving foodie scene. Venture “Down East” and farther into towns exuding charm representative of the romance of Maine’s unspoiled beauty. Pass lighthouses, marvel at blue harbors and relax while the sun sets, eating a traditional lobster bake with your fellow adventurers.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles, sometimes on uneven terrain, such as dirt and cobblestones.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience Acadia National Park’s sea cliffs with a naturalist and explore waterways on a nature cruise.
  • Voyage on a classic Maine schooner and learn about the region's shipbuilding and maritime prowess.
  • Explore the Farnsworth Museum, known for it’s trove of the Wyeth family’s artwork and other notable American masterpieces.

General Notes

This is a coaching program that travels to six Maine towns over seven days. We make every effort to allow time to explore each village and town we visit - however, please be aware that time on the bus is crucial in getting you from place to place.
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Bud Warren
Historian, teacher and raconteur, Bud Warren has studied, written and lectured about Maine’s maritime history, geography, environment and culture for nearly 40 years. He has been a lobsterman, worked in a lumber mill and at Bath Iron Works, climbed Maine's peaks and rowed and sailed much of its coastline. He was active for more than a quarter of a century as a teaching volunteer and staff member at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath.
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Gayle Felix (LD)
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Bud Warren
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Jim Sharp
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Sam Ladley
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Jennifer Wheeler
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Seth Goldstein
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