Down East Maine is calling. The raw adventure of biking rocky shoreline, the exhilaration of hiking to spectacular ocean vistas and the old-fashioned charm of boating and fishing villages beckon. Fresh seafood dinners and pampering spa treatments tempt. Say yes to it all and escape with your family to Maine!
1-2 Pedal among majestic firs and dramatic surf in Acadia National Park | Ride past Hadlock Pond, Jordan Pond, Eagle Lake and stone arched bridges on the park's famous car-free carriage roads | Spectacular vistas abound as you bike past classic Acadia scenery like Sand Beach, Thunder Hole and Cadillac Mountain | Kids meet sea creatures on an interactive boat tour | Hike to Great Head for gorgeous views over the east side of Acadia.
3 Discover the understated beauty of Maine's coastline as you pedal along Penobscot Bay, passing classic New England cottages constructed in the 1800s | Have a splashing good time at Norton Pond, where we stop for a picnic lunch and a swim | Kids get creative building their own buoy boats | Spin into enchanting Camden—aptly nicknamed the "Jewel of the Coast."
4-5 Stretch your legs on a hike up Mount Battie in Camden Hills State Park for 360-degree views of lakes, Penobscot Bay and dozens of outer islands | Savor a delightful meal at our hotel's award-winning French restaurant | The fresh coastal air and beautiful scenery around Rockport invite a last scenic spin | Celebrate Maine's boating culture at a buoy boat regatta—starring the kids' handmade vessels!