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Maine Mountains and Coast

Maine Mountains and Coast

Our Maine Mountains and Coast tour features Acadia National Park, Camden, Rockland, Monhegan Island, and Grafton Notch State Park in the Western Mountains of Maine. Hiking, biking, kayaking, scenic boat tours and more.

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***This tour will feature tent camping and a passenger van.***

2024 Dates:
Sept 14-21, 2024

Trip Details

Arrival & Departure

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This tour will feature a passenger van.


This tour will feature tent camping with and option for a cot.


Cooler days and nights are typical in the on this adventure tour


Our meals are geared to provide you with the fuel you need to get through your active days, and yet still extremely tasty. We can accommodate all dietary needs. Click here for sample recipes.

Hikes & Difficulty

This is more of a multi-sport tour, with options for hiking, biking, kayaking and canoeing.

What to Expect

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Price per person: $1575
Returning guests: $1525

$500 deposit required

Trip price includes all park entrance fees and 70% of the meals.


Day 1

Depart Portland, ME

Our Maine Mountains and Coast tour begins in Portland and our first journey takes us to the Western Mountains of Maine. The small mountain town of Bethel will be our basecamp for the first 2 nights. We’ll get settled into our campground and enjoy a cookout and campfire.

Maine Mountains and Coast

Day 2

Bethel, ME

Spend the morning kayaking on a quiet lake. We'll look for eagles and loons as we paddle several small lakes before enjoying a picnic lunch along the shore. The afternoon takes us hiking in the mountains! Grafton Notch State Park has several wonderful trails including a section of the Appalachain Trail. This is moose country, so we'll be on the look out for these majestic creatures.

Maine Mountains and Coast
Maine Mountains Grafton Notch

Day 3

Acadia National Park

In the morning we will pack up camp and head across the state to Acadia National Park. If time allows, we'll take in a few hikes before setting up our site for the next 3 nights. A five minute walk takes you right down to the ocean!

Maine Mountains Grafton Notch
All Acadia Adventure

Day 4

Acadia National Park

Our day will start out at Sand Beach in Acadia where there are multiple options for hiking. Stroll along the Ocean Path and find a spot to gaze out at the vast ocean. For a bit more of a challenge, hike the Beehives or Gorham Mountain and Great Head Peninsula.

All Acadia Adventure
Carriage Roads Acadia

Day 5

Acadia National Park

Experience Acadia by boat, bike or hiking today. Your choice! We’ll set you up with a boat tour, bike rental or kayaking tour. Acadia is home to dozens of miles of old Carriage Roads perfect for biking. Kayaking around the Porcupine Islands offers views of Bar Harbor and Frenchmen’s Bay. Or, hop on the free park shuttle and take in another hike. There are still dozens more we could recommend! We’ll dine out tonight in one of the many fine restaurants in Bar Harbor.

Carriage Roads Acadia
Maine Coast and Acadia

Day 6


In the morning we’ll head to the mid-coast area of Maine to Camden Hills State Park. Take in the views of Penobscot Harbor from Mt Battie which includes the village of Camden and on a clear day, Acadia! Visit Owl’s Head Lighthouse and walk the Rockland Breakwater, a unique stone jetty that juts out a mile into the Atlantic Ocean! We’ll camp in Camden Hills State Park near the ocean for the next two nights.

Maine Coast and Acadia
Maine Coast Acadia

Day 7

Monhegan Island

It’s an early start today as we try and catch sunrise over Penobscott Bay right from our campground. Next we’ll take a ferry out to the truly unique Monhegan Island. Spend your day hiking, visiting galleries, or taking in the beautiful views of this enchanting island!

Maine Coast Acadia
Portland Headlight Portland Maine

Day 8

Return to Portland

We will pack up in the morning and head back to Portland, ME arriving at about 11AM.

Portland Headlight Portland Maine