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Maine

Multi-Sport Adventure: Sea Kayaking, Bicycling & Hiking in Acadia

Kayak below majestic cliffs, bike historic carriage roads, hike stunning mountain trails and enjoy lectures on geology, wildlife and history in Acadia National Park.
Rating (4.88)
Program No. 2198RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,549
Maine

Multi-Sport Adventure: Sea Kayaking, Bicycling & Hiking in Acadia

Kayak below majestic cliffs, bike historic carriage roads, hike stunning mountain trails and enjoy lectures on geology, wildlife and history in Acadia National Park.
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,549
Length
6 days
Rating (4.88)
Starts at
1,549
Program No. 2198RJ

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DATES & starting prices
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Jun 18 - Jun 23, 2023
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1,549
Jun 25 - Jun 30, 2023
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1,549
Jul 9 - Jul 14, 2023
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1,749
Aug 20 - Aug 25, 2023
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1,749
Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2023
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1,749
DATES & starting prices
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Jun 18 - Jun 23, 2023
Starting at
1,989
Jun 25 - Jun 30, 2023
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1,989
Jul 9 - Jul 14, 2023
Starting at
2,349
Aug 20 - Aug 25, 2023
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2,349
Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2023
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2,349

At a Glance

During a spectacular outdoor adventure in Maine’s Acadia National Park, experience seaside cliffs, ocean air and breathtaking views atop the highest peak along the Atlantic Coast. Cycle on carriage roads by the sea, past the pines and between the cliffs as you learn more about the region’s unique formation and local diversity. Enjoy the spectacular views and some of the most ideal sea kayaking areas in the world while relaxing in the picturesque Down East town of Bar Harbor.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hikes up to 5 miles over rugged terrain; rides of 12-20 miles; kayaking 5-6 miles; up to 4-6 hours physical activity a day.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Pedal between stunning cliffs and the rocky coasts along the famed Somes Sound, the U.S.’ only Atlantic fjord.
  • Discover superior sea kayaking among the rocky Porcupine Islands of Frenchman Bay.
  • Learn more about the region’s geology, wildlife, marine environment and history during classes both on-site and on the trails.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
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Lauren Tucker
Lauren Tucker spent years as a marketing executive before returning to her first love, Mount Desert Island. She has extensive knowledge of the island, its wonders and its hidden charms. She enjoys sharing her affinity for the island with Road Scholars.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Lauren Tucker spent years as a marketing executive before returning to her first love, Mount Desert Island. She has extensive knowledge of the island, its wonders and its hidden charms. She enjoys sharing her affinity for the island with Road Scholars.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park: An Informal History
by Sargent Collier
Discover Acadia National Park: AMCs Guide To The Best Hiking, Biking and Paddling
by Jerry and Marcy Monkman
Field Guide To Acadia National Park, Maine
by Russell Butcher





Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.