Explore Bar Harbor And Portland

Bar Harbor, Portland

Meander down rocky coastline as you discover the stunning landscape and quaint towns that Maine has to offer. Build up your appetite to find out why Portland truly is the lobster capital of the world on a customizable road trip.

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5 Days • INDEPENDENT • 4 Meals

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The Details

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Choose between several hotel styles and levels of comfort.
  • Curated, self-drive tours with optional inspired experiences for a unique local trip.
  • While crafting your road trip, be assured that your package includes centrally located hotels, a Hertz car rental, breakfast daily, free hotel WiFi, and an adventure all your own.
  • 4 breakfasts


Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Arrive In Bar Harbor

Explore the most Northeastern state in the United States, known for its rocky coastline, maritime history and natural beauty. Start your adventure in Bar Harbor with its picturesque downtown, local culture and outdoor activities. The sights and activities are endless - quaint shops, restaurants, art galleries and entertainment await in Bar Harbor Center.

Day 2 - Bar Harbor

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Acadia National Park is one of the nation's most visited National Parks. Here you will find many hiking trails, rocky beaches and glacier-scored granite peaks such as Cadillac Mountain. Take a climb to the top for a photo op and incredible views. If hiking isn't for you, there is a Summit Road that twists around the north and eastern side of the mountain that will take you to the top. Watching the sun set (or sunrise if you're an early bird!) atop the mountain is a must.

Day 3 - Bar Harbor - Portland

Optional Inspired Experiences Add-ons: Portland: Land, Sea, to Fork Food Tour, Around The Peninsula Bike Tour, Hovercraft Tours of Portland Maine

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Set south for Portland today, this vibrant city known as America's Foodies Small City. From its tiny pastry shops to the Maine Lobster roll, every appetite is sure to be satisfied. Overwhelmed by options? Partake in a foodie walking tour for an inside look and taste of the area! Want to work up an appetite beforehand? Hop on a bicycle for a guided tour around the Portland Peninsula. Or, if you want something a little more unique, check out remote locations aboard a hovercraft! This evening, take a walk along the West End, which is known for its quiet waterfront park promenade, as well as its beautiful sunset views.

Day 4 - Portland

Optional Inspired Experiences Add-ons: 5 Lighthouse Bike Tour with XL Lobster Roll, Local Portland Brews Evening Tour, Paint Outdoors in Portland, Maine

Breakfast Included

Another day in foodie heaven! Today, choose to take your time exploring the many coffee shops and lobster shacks! Or, hop on New England's first and only human powered boat tour with Maine BayCycle! Want to embrace the lumberjack lifestyle of Portland? Try your hand at axe throwing at the Axe Pit bar! Whatever you choose to do, the adventure is up to you!

Day 5 - Farewell

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Stop at Dock Square for some shopping at one of the local boutiques and galleries that are filled with handcrafted Maine gifts before heading home. If driving south, stop in Kennebunkport known for its beaches and many surrounding Lighthouses.

Pricing is per person, land only, based on travel date. Call AAA for current airfare rates and availability. Pricing is subject to change based on flights, hotel choice, and add-ons..

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