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Tour Overview

Discover maritime history, scenic landmarks, and mouthwatering seafood on this journey along Maine’s rugged coastline. Begin in the historic waterfront town of Portland and see the city’s best attractions, including Portland Head Light, before gathering for a savory lobster bake dinner cruise. Indulge in a full day at leisure in Portland to explore how you wish with a variety of optional excursions. Become a master shucker at Maine Oyster Company, then travel to Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island to tour Acadia National Park with a ride up to the summit of Cadillac Mountain, followed by free time to soak up the spirit of this maritime community. In Camden, embark on an immersive lobster haul cruise and learn how to haul, bait, and reset lobster pots. Stroll through the largest botanical garden in New England during our stop in Boothbay and learn about seafaring history at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. We conclude this incredible journey with time at leisure at Bearskin Neck in Rockport.

The Holiday Advantage
Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Exceptional Accommodations
Exceptional Accommodations
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
Call 1-800-826-2266 to Book

You can earn a $100 Travel Show Credit good for your next trip with Holiday Vacations by simply clicking the photo to watch the online travel show! The show is about 10 minutes long and at the end, you'll have the ability to submit your contact information and receive a travel credit which can be applied to this or any Holiday Vacations tour. Get started now!

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Tour Highlights
Accommodations

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night at Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport
  • 2 nights at the Westin Portland Harborview
  • 2 nights at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center
  • 1 night at the Hampton Inn Bath
  • 1 night at the Rockport Inn & Suites
Attractions & Highlights

Attractions & Highlights

  • Portland guided city tour
  • Fort Williams Park feat. Portland Head Light
  • Victoria Mansion guided tour
  • Oyster shucking class
  • Acadia National Park guided tour
  • Morning lobster haul cruise
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Garden
  • Maine Maritime Museum
Meals

10 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Lobster Bake Welcome Dinner on a privately chartered Casco Bay sunset cruise
  • Farewell Lunch in Kennebunkport
Tour Date & Pricing

Tour Dates & Pricing

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Please call for availability.

Double

$4599

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Single

$5499

Please call for availability.

Final Payment Date: 03/23/2024

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$5499

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Final Payment Date: 05/27/2024

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Final Payment Date: 03/22/2025

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Final Payment Date: 04/05/2025

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Final Payment Date: 05/24/2025

Day Itinerary

Day Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in Boston

We fly to Boston and check in to our comfortable accommodations for the evening.

Day 2 : Portland

After an included breakfast, we’re off to Portland for a guided tour. This charming city is a historic waterfront town with unique shops, art galleries, and Victorian-era homes. Our tour includes a stop at Fort Williams Park and Museum to discover maritime and military history while learning more about the ecological importance of the area. Take in the breathtaking beauty found along this rugged coastline and have your camera ready as we stroll over to Portland Head Light, the most photographed lighthouse in the United States and Maine’s oldest. Afterwards, we enjoy time at leisure in Portland’s Old Port district. Wander down the cobblestone streets to marvel at the 19th-century architecture, walk out by the scenic fishing piers, shop for souvenirs, or grab a bite at a local restaurant. Tonight, we indulge in a Lobster Bake Welcome Dinner during our privately chartered Casco Bay sunset cruise.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 : Leisure Day

Today is yours for personal exploration in the beautiful city of Portland! Soak up relaxation at the hotel and choose from an array of optional activities. Take a ferry ride to Fort Gorges, embark on a fishing excursion, dive deeper into history at local museums, watch for whales and puffins on a cruise, rent a kayak, and so much more!

Breakfast

Day 4 : Oyster Shucking

Our morning begins with a tour of Victoria Mansion, a National Historic Landmark with fascinating architecture and remarkable original interiors. After lunch we become master shuckers at the Maine Oyster Company! Take part in a fun oyster shucking class with the experts to shuck and eat your own oysters while enjoying an included draft pour of your choice. Later, we travel to Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island and check in to our hotel for the next two evenings.

Breakfast

Day 5 : Acadia National Park

Following an included breakfast, we travel to Acadia National Park. Known as the “Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast,” it offers spectacular views of the rocky coastline, dense woodlands, granite peaks, and majestic wildlife. Our guided tour brings us to the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the highest point along the North Atlantic, to take in extraordinary views of the landscape below. The rest of the day is free to explore all that the seashore community of Bar Harbor has to offer. This is the perfect place for water recreation – whale watching, kayaking, and a variety of narrated tours. You can also view over 200 native species of plants, trees, and shrubs at the Wild Gardens of Acadia, learn about indigenous cultures at Abbe Museum, or stroll down historic Shore Path, originally created in the late 1800s.

Breakfast

Day 6 : Lobster Cruise

This morning, we depart our hotel and head to Camden for a privately charted lobster haul cruise. This immersive, hands-on experience includes a lobster fishing demonstration before we get to help haul, bait, and re-set lobster pots. After lunch on our own, we travel to Boothbay to visit the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Spanning over 300 acres, this is the largest botanical garden in New England. Enjoy a stroll through some of the wonderful exhibits such as the Native Butterfly and Moth House, Native Bee Exhibit, Lerner Garden of the Five Senses, Founder’s Grove, and more. This evening, we check in to our hotel in Bath and gather for an included dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 : Rockport

We begin our morning with a visit to the Maine Maritime Museum, nestled along the Kennebec River in Bath. Take a walk through Maine’s seafaring history with intriguing exhibits, hands-on activities, and fascinating artifacts such as a 1906 schooner and the country’s only surviving wooden shipyard. Later, we travel to Kennebunkport for a delightful Farewell Lunch to reminisce on the last week with our new friends. This afternoon, we drive to Bearskin Neck in Rockport for dinner and time at leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 : Return Home

We return home with fond memories of our adventures along Maine’s scenic coastline.

Breakfast
Tour Map

Tour Map

Tour Map for Coastal Maine: Lobsters & Lighthouses
Departure Cities

Departure Cities

Airport Pickups

Choose a State:

Birmingham - Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Bentonville - Northwest Arkansas National Airport

Little Rock - Little Rock National Airport

Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport

Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport

Orange County - John Wayne Airport

San Diego - San Diego International Airport

San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Denver - Denver International Airport

Hartford - Bradley International Airport

Washington - Ronald Reagan National Airport

Washington - Washington Dulles International Airport

Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International Airport

Jacksonville - Jacksonville International Airport

Miami - Miami International Airport

Orlando - Orlando International Airport

Tallahassee - Tallahassee International Airport

Tampa - Tampa International Airport

West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International Airport

Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Cedar Rapids - Eastern Iowa Airport

Des Moines - Des Moines International Airport

Boise - Boise Airport

Chicago - O'Hare International Airport

Moline - Quad City International Airport

Evansville - Evansville Regional Airport

Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne International Airport

Indianapolis - Indianapolis International Airport

South Bend - South Bend International Airport

Wichita - Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

Lexington - Blue Grass Airport

Louisville - Louisville International Airport

Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Lafayette - Lafayette Regional Airport

New Orleans - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Shreveport - Shreveport Regional Airport

Boston - Boston Logan International Airport

Baltimore - Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Detroit - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Saginaw - MBS International Airport

Duluth - Duluth International Airport

Minneapolis - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Kansas City - Kansas City International Airport

Springfield - Springfield-Branson National Airport

St Louis - St. Louis Lambert International Airport

Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Jackson - Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

Billings - Billings-Logan International Airport

Bozeman - Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

Missoula - Missoula Montana Airport

Charlotte - Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International Airport

Raleigh - Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Bismarck - Bismarck Airport

Fargo - Hector International Airport

Grand Forks - Grand Forks International Airport

Omaha - Eppley Airfield

Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport

Albuquerque - Albuquerque International Airport

Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport

Albany - Albany International Airport

Buffalo - Buffalo Niagara International Airport

New York - Kennedy International Airport

New York - La Guardia Airport

Rochester - Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport

Syracuse - Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Cincinnati - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cleveland - Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Columbus - John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Dayton - Dayton International Airport

Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World Airport

Tulsa - Tulsa International Airport

Portland - Portland International Airport

Allentown - Lehigh Valley International Airport

Harrisburg - Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia - Philadelphia International Airport

Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh International Airport

Charleston - Charleston International Airport

Greer - Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Rapid City - Rapid City Regional Airport

Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Knoxville - McGhee Tyson Airport

Memphis - Memphis International Airport

Nashville - Nashville International Airport

Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Dallas - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport

San Antonio - San Antonio International Airport

Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City International Airport

Norfolk - Norfolk International Airport

Richmond - Richmond International Airport

Seattle - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Spokane - Spokane International Airport

Appleton - Appleton International Airport

Baldwin - Groome Transportation

Eau Claire - Groome Transportation

Green Bay - Austin Straubel International Airport

Hudson - Groome Transportation

Madison - Dane County Regional Airport

Menomonie - Groome Transportation

Milwaukee - Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

Charleston - Yeager Airport

Choose Your Departure Year:

Coastal Maine: Lobsters & Lighthouses

Discover maritime history, scenic landmarks, and mouthwatering seafood on this journey along Maine’s rugged coastline. Begin in the historic waterfront town of Portland and see the city’s best attractions, including Portland Head Light, before gathering for a savory lobster bake dinner cruise. Indulge in a full day at leisure in Portland to explore how you wish with a variety of optional excursions. Become a master shucker at Maine Oyster Company, then travel to Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island to tour Acadia National Park with a ride up to the summit of Cadillac Mountain, followed by free time to soak up the spirit of this maritime community. In Camden, embark on an immersive lobster haul cruise and learn how to haul, bait, and reset lobster pots. Stroll through the largest botanical garden in New England during our stop in Boothbay and learn about seafaring history at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. We conclude this incredible journey with time at leisure at Bearskin Neck in Rockport.

The Holiday Advantage
Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Exceptional Accommodations
Exceptional Accommodations
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
View Dates & Book Online Call 1-800-826-2266 to Book

You can earn a $100 Travel Show Credit good for your next trip with Holiday Vacations by simply clicking the photo to watch the online travel show! The show is about 10 minutes long and at the end, you'll have the ability to submit your contact information and receive a travel credit which can be applied to this or any Holiday Vacations tour. Get started now!

EACC
Accommodations

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night at Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport
  • 2 nights at the Westin Portland Harborview
  • 2 nights at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center
  • 1 night at the Hampton Inn Bath
  • 1 night at the Rockport Inn & Suites
Attractions & Highlights

Attractions & Highlights

  • Portland guided city tour
  • Fort Williams Park feat. Portland Head Light
  • Victoria Mansion guided tour
  • Oyster shucking class
  • Acadia National Park guided tour
  • Morning lobster haul cruise
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Garden
  • Maine Maritime Museum
Meals

10 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Lobster Bake Welcome Dinner on a privately chartered Casco Bay sunset cruise
  • Farewell Lunch in Kennebunkport

Tour Dates & Pricing

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Please call for availability.

Double

$4599

Single

$5499

Final Payment Date: 03/23/2024

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Please call for availability.

Double

$4599

Single

$5499

Final Payment Date: 05/27/2024

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Book Now

Double

$4999

Single

$6299

Final Payment Date: 03/22/2025

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Book Now

Double

$4999

Single

$6299

Final Payment Date: 04/05/2025

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Book Now

Double

$4999

Single

$6299

Final Payment Date: 05/24/2025

Day Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in Boston

We fly to Boston and check in to our comfortable accommodations for the evening.

Day 2 : Portland

After an included breakfast, we’re off to Portland for a guided tour. This charming city is a historic waterfront town with unique shops, art galleries, and Victorian-era homes. Our tour includes a stop at Fort Williams Park and Museum to discover maritime and military history while learning more about the ecological importance of the area. Take in the breathtaking beauty found along this rugged coastline and have your camera ready as we stroll over to Portland Head Light, the most photographed lighthouse in the United States and Maine’s oldest. Afterwards, we enjoy time at leisure in Portland’s Old Port district. Wander down the cobblestone streets to marvel at the 19th-century architecture, walk out by the scenic fishing piers, shop for souvenirs, or grab a bite at a local restaurant. Tonight, we indulge in a Lobster Bake Welcome Dinner during our privately chartered Casco Bay sunset cruise.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 : Leisure Day

Today is yours for personal exploration in the beautiful city of Portland! Soak up relaxation at the hotel and choose from an array of optional activities. Take a ferry ride to Fort Gorges, embark on a fishing excursion, dive deeper into history at local museums, watch for whales and puffins on a cruise, rent a kayak, and so much more!

Breakfast

Day 4 : Oyster Shucking

Our morning begins with a tour of Victoria Mansion, a National Historic Landmark with fascinating architecture and remarkable original interiors. After lunch we become master shuckers at the Maine Oyster Company! Take part in a fun oyster shucking class with the experts to shuck and eat your own oysters while enjoying an included draft pour of your choice. Later, we travel to Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island and check in to our hotel for the next two evenings.

Breakfast

Day 5 : Acadia National Park

Following an included breakfast, we travel to Acadia National Park. Known as the “Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast,” it offers spectacular views of the rocky coastline, dense woodlands, granite peaks, and majestic wildlife. Our guided tour brings us to the summit of Cadillac Mountain, the highest point along the North Atlantic, to take in extraordinary views of the landscape below. The rest of the day is free to explore all that the seashore community of Bar Harbor has to offer. This is the perfect place for water recreation – whale watching, kayaking, and a variety of narrated tours. You can also view over 200 native species of plants, trees, and shrubs at the Wild Gardens of Acadia, learn about indigenous cultures at Abbe Museum, or stroll down historic Shore Path, originally created in the late 1800s.

Breakfast

Day 6 : Lobster Cruise

This morning, we depart our hotel and head to Camden for a privately charted lobster haul cruise. This immersive, hands-on experience includes a lobster fishing demonstration before we get to help haul, bait, and re-set lobster pots. After lunch on our own, we travel to Boothbay to visit the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Spanning over 300 acres, this is the largest botanical garden in New England. Enjoy a stroll through some of the wonderful exhibits such as the Native Butterfly and Moth House, Native Bee Exhibit, Lerner Garden of the Five Senses, Founder’s Grove, and more. This evening, we check in to our hotel in Bath and gather for an included dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 : Rockport

We begin our morning with a visit to the Maine Maritime Museum, nestled along the Kennebec River in Bath. Take a walk through Maine’s seafaring history with intriguing exhibits, hands-on activities, and fascinating artifacts such as a 1906 schooner and the country’s only surviving wooden shipyard. Later, we travel to Kennebunkport for a delightful Farewell Lunch to reminisce on the last week with our new friends. This afternoon, we drive to Bearskin Neck in Rockport for dinner and time at leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 : Return Home

We return home with fond memories of our adventures along Maine’s scenic coastline.

Breakfast

Tour Map

Tour Map for Coastal Maine: Lobsters & Lighthouses

Departure Cities

Airport Pickups

Choose a State:

Birmingham - Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Bentonville - Northwest Arkansas National Airport

Little Rock - Little Rock National Airport

Phoenix - Sky Harbor International Airport

Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport

Orange County - John Wayne Airport

San Diego - San Diego International Airport

San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport

Denver - Denver International Airport

Hartford - Bradley International Airport

Washington - Ronald Reagan National Airport

Washington - Washington Dulles International Airport

Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International Airport

Jacksonville - Jacksonville International Airport

Miami - Miami International Airport

Orlando - Orlando International Airport

Tallahassee - Tallahassee International Airport

Tampa - Tampa International Airport

West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International Airport

Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Cedar Rapids - Eastern Iowa Airport

Des Moines - Des Moines International Airport

Boise - Boise Airport

Chicago - O'Hare International Airport

Moline - Quad City International Airport

Evansville - Evansville Regional Airport

Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne International Airport

Indianapolis - Indianapolis International Airport

South Bend - South Bend International Airport

Wichita - Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport

Lexington - Blue Grass Airport

Louisville - Louisville International Airport

Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Lafayette - Lafayette Regional Airport

New Orleans - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Shreveport - Shreveport Regional Airport

Boston - Boston Logan International Airport

Baltimore - Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Detroit - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Saginaw - MBS International Airport

Duluth - Duluth International Airport

Minneapolis - Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport

Kansas City - Kansas City International Airport

Springfield - Springfield-Branson National Airport

St Louis - St. Louis Lambert International Airport

Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Jackson - Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

Billings - Billings-Logan International Airport

Bozeman - Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

Missoula - Missoula Montana Airport

Charlotte - Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International Airport

Raleigh - Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Bismarck - Bismarck Airport

Fargo - Hector International Airport

Grand Forks - Grand Forks International Airport

Omaha - Eppley Airfield

Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport

Albuquerque - Albuquerque International Airport

Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport

Albany - Albany International Airport

Buffalo - Buffalo Niagara International Airport

New York - Kennedy International Airport

New York - La Guardia Airport

Rochester - Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport

Syracuse - Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Cincinnati - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cleveland - Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Columbus - John Glenn Columbus International Airport

Dayton - Dayton International Airport

Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World Airport

Tulsa - Tulsa International Airport

Portland - Portland International Airport

Allentown - Lehigh Valley International Airport

Harrisburg - Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia - Philadelphia International Airport

Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh International Airport

Charleston - Charleston International Airport

Greer - Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Rapid City - Rapid City Regional Airport

Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Knoxville - McGhee Tyson Airport

Memphis - Memphis International Airport

Nashville - Nashville International Airport

Austin - Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Dallas - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport

San Antonio - San Antonio International Airport

Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City International Airport

Norfolk - Norfolk International Airport

Richmond - Richmond International Airport

Seattle - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Spokane - Spokane International Airport

Appleton - Appleton International Airport

Baldwin - Groome Transportation

Eau Claire - Groome Transportation

Green Bay - Austin Straubel International Airport

Hudson - Groome Transportation

Madison - Dane County Regional Airport

Menomonie - Groome Transportation

Milwaukee - Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

Charleston - Yeager Airport