Best-Day Adventures
Discover Acadia National Park
& Bar Harbor, Maine
August 25-29, 2021


Tour Rates & Dates:

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Aug 25, 2021
Best-Day Adventures
Discover Acadia National Park
& Bar Harbor, Maine
August 25-29, 2021
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*Please note that all rates displayed are based on standard room double occupancy.
Upgraded room categories may be available to book later in the booking process.
If Land & Air price is displayed, the air portion includes tax and fuel surcharges, which are subject to change until ticketed.

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Option to book single occupancy room available after clicking "BOOK" above.
Single supplement: $499

Fly into Bangor, Maine (BGR) 
Suggested flight times:
August 25th: Arrive before 3:00pm
August 29th: Depart after 12:00pm

  
For assistance with flights, contact Anjie at 800-237-1517 x340 or
anjie@ayelet.com for flight assistance.

Questions about the tour?  Contact Bill at 518-783-5001 x336 or bill@bestdayadventures.com.


Tour Overview:

INCLUDED:

1 night Holiday Inn, Bangor
3 nights Acadia Inn, Bar Harbor
Breakfast daily
2 lunches, including 1 at Jordan Pond House
2 dinners
All National Park admissions and guided tours per itinerary
Whale watching
Culinary tour
Lobster fishing boat excursion
Wine, garden & lighthouse tour
ImprovAcadia comedy show
Roundtrip airport transfers from/to Bangor Airport
Entrance fees
Taxes and fees for included items
Fully hosted by Best-Day Adventures Tour Leader, Bill Cartiff

NOT INCLUDED:

Roundtrip airfare, departure taxes and fuel surcharges
Tips to guide, driver and service personnel ($60 per person)
Airport transfer gratuities (pay on own)
Meals not listed above
Items of a personal nature
Travel insurance (recommended - group policy available)


Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Wednesday, August 25, 2021: OUR JOURNEY BEGINS

• Arrive in Bangor, Maine and transfer to our hotel to check in and get settled (hotel shuttle provided).
• As our group arrives throughout the day, enjoy some time to explore this historical and charming town chock full of locally-owned shops and restaurants, a scenic waterfront and warm community feeling. Take a peek at Stephen King's home, check out the 31-foot statue of Paul Bunyan paying tribute to all the lumberjacks who worked and are still working here in the lumber industry, or stroll along the banks of the Penobscot River to admire the bridges, natural surroundings and the historic cannons.
• This evening, we enjoy a festive welcome program and orientation followed by a group dinner at a local establishment.

Overnight in Bangor

Day 2: Thursday, August 26, 2021: BAR HARBOR & ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

• Breakfast and check out of our hotel. Together, we depart for Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.
• This morning, we immerse ourselves into the fascinating and diverse 47,000-acre Acadia National Park. Our 3 to 4-hour tour will take us deep into the park to explore, trek and experience one of America's greatest treasures; its landscape marked by an incredible collection of forest, rocky beaches and glacier-scoured granite peaks such as Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the United States' East Coast. Excellent wildlife sightings abound including moose, bears, whales and seabirds.
• This afternoon, we enjoy a delicious included lunch at the world-famous Jordan Pond House. Yes, the even-more-famous Jordon Pond House popovers are included!
• After lunch, we arrive at the Bar Harbor Marina and then “all aboard” an authentic Maine Down East style lobster fishing boat tour.
• Early this evening, we check into our hotel, the delightful Acadia Inn, situated on four acres of land bordering the entrance to Acadia National Park.
• “Follow the leader” dinner option will be available tonight, or feel free to make plans to dine on your own.

Overnight in Bar Harbor

Day 3: Friday, August 27, 2021: A TASTE OF BAR HARBOR

• After an early breakfast together this morning, we head out into Acadia National Park for a morning hike.
• In the late morning, we embark on a local culinary lunch tour of Bar Harbor. This 3-hour walking tour will tempt your taste buds of the local fare and inspire your knowledge of the local flair.
• Following our culinary tour, we depart for our wine, garden and lighthouse tour.
• We return to hotel late this afternoon.
• “Follow the leader” dinner option will be available tonight, or feel free to make plans on your own.

Overnight in Bar Harbor

Day 4: Saturday, August 28, 2021: WHALE WATCHING & “DOWN EAST” MAINE

• Breakfast together this morning at our hotel.
• Early morning options in Acadia National Park include:
o Guided nature hike along a protected trail or
o Park ranger led bike tour on the carriage house trails (extra fee)
o Free time to enjoy a leisurely morning
• Mid-morning, we head to the harbor to board our vessel for whale watching.
• After returning back to hotel in the mid-afternoon, enjoy a little free time to relax and explore the picturesque and historic area known as “Down East” Maine.
• This evening, we enjoy a farewell dinner at local restaurant followed by laughs galore at the local Comedy Nightclub.

Overnight in Bar Harbor

Day 5: Sunday, August 29, 2021: FAREWELL

• Breakfast together this morning and a chance to enjoy some last-minute free time to shop or explore this seaside treasure before heading back to the Bangor Airport. Transfers to Bangor Airport available at intervals throughout the day.
• We arrive home later today and start packing for our next Best-Day Adventure!



The Memories Last Forever!!
*Itinerary subject to change