Best-Day Adventures:
Exploring Acadia National Park
& Bar Harbor, Maine
August 24-28, 2022


Tour Rates & Dates:

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Aug 24, 2022
Best-Day Adventures:
Exploring Acadia National Park
& Bar Harbor, Maine
August 24-28, 2022
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*Please note that all rates displayed are based on standard room double occupancy.
All rates above are in US Dollars, and are based on full payment by credit card.
Discount for check payments available later in the booking process.
(Deposit can still be paid by credit card).
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.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT:
SAVE $100 if booked by May 31, 2022!

Option to book single occupancy room available during booking process.
Single supplement: $499.

SUGGESTED FLIGHT PARAMETERS:
Fly into/out of Bangor, Maine (BGR)
August 24th:
Arrive before 4:00pm
August 28th: Depart after 12:00pm
For assistance with flights, contact anjie@ayelet.com or 800-237-1517 x340.
Questions about the tour? Contact
bill@bestdayadventures.com or 800-237-1517 x336

All guests will be required to show proof of being fully
vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to departure.


Tour Overview:

Acadia National Park boasts stunning landscapes, a diverse ecosystem and memorable adventures. Bar Harbor is the charming gateway to Acadia; a stunning coastal beauty laden with lobster boats, island colonies and a community of people who live in harmony with the land in which they live.

INCLUDED:

1 night Holiday Inn, Bangor, ME
3 nights Acadia Inn, Bar Harbor, ME
Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 2 dinners
All National Park admissions, features and guided tours per itinerary
Transportation on a private modern air-conditioned motor coach
Culinary history tour
Lobster fishing boat excursion
Wine tasting
Gardens & Lighthouse tour
Roundtrip airport transfers from/to Bangor Airport
Fully hosted by Best-Day Adventures Tour Leader, Bill Cartiff
and SO much more!

NOT INCLUDED:

Roundtrip airfare, departure taxes and fuel surcharges
Tips to guide, driver and service personnel ($20 per person, per day; pre-collected)
Gratuities for airport transfers (pay on own)
Meals not listed above
Items of a personal nature
Any costs associated with Covid-19 testing or vaccination
Travel insurance (recommended - group policy available)




Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Wednesday, August 24, 2022: 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.
• We kick off our time together late this afternoon with a welcome program, introductions & orientation followed by a group dinner at a fun local establishment.

Overnight in Bangor

Day 2: Thursday, August 25, 2022: ACADIA NATIONAL PARK & LOBSTER FISHING

• 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 and experience one of America's greatest treasures; its landscape is marked by an incredible collection of forest, rocky beaches and glacier-scoured granite peaks, including Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the East Coast of the United States.
• This afternoon, we enjoy a delicious lunch with amazing views at the famous Bar Harbor Inn.
• After lunch, we arrive at the Bar Harbor Marina and then its “all aboard” an authentic Maine Down East style lobster fishing boat tour!
• Early this evening, we check into 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 26, 2022: A TASTE OF BAR HARBOR

• This morning, we enjoy breakfast together and some leisure time around our beautiful property. Choose to take a swim in the pool, join a hike or just hang out with your new friends.
• In the late morning, we embark on a historic culinary lunch tour of Bar Harbor. This 2½-hour walking tour will tempt your taste buds with local fare and inspire your knowledge of the local flair.
• Following our culinary experience, we depart for our wine and garden tour, exploring some of the flavors highlighting the beautiful surrounding areas.
• We return to our hotel late this afternoon.
• We come together before sunset for a short and sweet Shabbat Kiddish.
• “Follow the leader” dinner option in the heart of Bar Harbor, or feel free to make plans on your own.

Overnight in Bar Harbor

Day 4: Saturday, August 27, 2022: MORE ACADIA & “DOWN EAST” MAINE

• Breakfast together at our hotel.
• This morning, return to the inviting Acadia National Park for an indulgence into nature. Options/highlights may include:
o Ranger-guided nature hike along a protected Rockefeller-designed Carriage Road pathway.
o Visit to Thunder Hole, a raucous natural phenomenon of semi-submerged caves.
o Visit to the small trailside Abbe Museum and Wild Gardens, with a collection of artifacts from the Wabanaki Native Americans dating back 12,000 years are on display.
o Jordan Pond House, including a taste of their famous popovers (pending group entrance)
• After our time in the park, we pay a visit to the Bass Harbor Lighthouse, constructed in the late 1800s and considered the most picturesque lighthouse in all of Maine.
• We return to Bar Harbor for a little bit of free time to explore, shop and have lunch (on own) in the picturesque and historic area known as “Down East” Maine.
• Tonight, we enjoy a special farewell dinner followed by cocktails and live music at the timeless Bluenose Inn.

Overnight in Bar Harbor

Day 5: Sunday, August 28, 2022: FAREWELL

• We gather for breakfast together 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