Beehive Mountain. Egg Rock. Oreo cows. It all makes you smile. Cycling through New England fishing villages. Scaling granite at Otter Cliffs. Cadillac Mountain views. Pedaling past the Atlantic. Historic lighthouses. Wild blueberries. Bald eagles. Even time for a spa treatment. In Maine, there's a lot to smile about.
1-2 Pedal under towering firs and past crashing surf at Acadia National Park The arched bridges and quiet roads of Acadia's carriage road system, a gift from philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Jr., make for superb biking Donning harnesses and helmets, youngsters go rock climbing with expert guides at oceanside Otter Cliffs Spin through Northeast Harbor, a quintessential small town complete with art galleries, a town market, and only one "downtown" intersection Spectacular vistas abound as you pedal past classic Acadia scenery like Sand Beach, Thunder Hole and Cadillac Mountain Browse Bar Harbor's shops or simply relax at our hotel Partake in a traditional Maine culinary experience—a lobster pound!
3 Discover the understated beauty of Maine's coastline as you pedal along Penobscot Bay Start your ride in picturesque Belfast, passing charming 19th-century cottages along the way Kids have a splashing good time at Norton Pond, where we stop for a picnic lunch and a swim Experience the unique summer community of Bayside, described by the Washington Post as a "refreshing reminder of a simpler time."
4-5 Get to know enchanting Camden, brimming with galleries, museums and shops, and often called Maine's prettiest seaside village Grown-ups enjoy a hearty ride through the undulating hills around Camden en route to the delightful town of Hope Opt for a hike up Mount Battie in Camden Hills State Park The fresh coastal air and beautiful scenery around Rockport invite a last scenic spin.