Imagine the cool sea breeze as you pedal along the stunning coast, a six-day Maine Bike Tour adventure that offers an unforgettable blend of breathtaking landscapes, historic lighthouses, mouth watering lobster rolls, and the simple joy of cycling against the backdrop of Maine’s coastal splendor.
Start in vibrant Portland, cycling to iconic lighthouses like Bug and Portland Head, and savoring lobster rolls in this bustling coastal city. Then, we head to Acadia National Park, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic and the charm of Bar and Winter Harbors. We’ll spend a day exploring Acadia’s natural beauty, riding the historic Carriage Roads with flexible mileage options.
Immerse in the coastal lifestyle with a schooner ride off the coast of Camden, and experience a true New England working harbor. The journey ends with a sunrise at the Pemaquid Lighthouse, a leisurely ride to Freeport’s attractions, and a return to Portland, where you’ll reflect on this Maine Bike Tour adventure filled with history, natural wonders, and culinary delights.
Acadia National Park
Portland Head Lighthouse
Ferry to Bar Harbor
Bass Harbor Head Light Station
The Press Hotel
The Central House
Lord Camden Inn
Day 1: The Maine bike tour begins in vibrant Portland, known for its maritime history and urban charm. You’ll pedal along scenic coastal roads and trails, taking in iconic landmarks like Bug Lighthouse and the historic Portland Head Lighthouse, one of the oldest in Maine. Get a taste of the coast with a famous Maine lobster roll while we explore south from Portland to Old Orchard beach along roads and the Rails-to-Trails Hall of Fame Eastern Trail.
Day 2: This day brings you to Winter Harbor and Acadia National Park. The 13-mile ride offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, and a ferry ride reveals stunning vistas of Cadillac Mountain. Exploring the quaint streets of Bar Harbor is a charming experience.
Day 3: You’ll delve into the natural wonders of Acadia National Park, navigating the historic Carriage Roads throughout the park. These crushed stone trails offer cycling at your own pace, with opportunities for up to 36 miles of exploration. The day is highlighted by majestic views of Acadia’s rugged terrain and the timeless beauty of the carriage roads.
Day 4: A scenic ride takes you through Bar Harbor’s Loop Roads, offering 35 miles of coastal beauty. A visit to Bass Harbor for lunch and a shuttle ride to Camden introduce you to two distinct coastal experiences. The day culminates with a magical schooner ride aboard the Schooner Olad at sunset.
Day 5: Departing from Camden, you can start your day with a rewarding ascent up Mt. Battie for panoramic views if you choose. The 35-mile ride along paved roads leads you to the iconic Pemaquid Lighthouse. The journey includes the charming town of New Harbor, a working harbor, and endds with the striking beauty of the Pemaquid Lighthouse against the rocky coastline.
Day 6: Witness a mesmerizing sunrise at the Pemaquid Lighthouse and enjoy breakfast at the Bradley Inn. A leisurely 25-mile ride from Brunswick to Freeport offers scenic views, with Freeport’s attractions such as LL Bean and Wilbur Chocolates awaiting exploration. Finally, a shuttle ride returns you to Portland, where you’ll reflect on the unforgettable coastal cycling adventure.
5 Breakfasts | 5 Lunches | 3 Dinners
PP Double Occupancy
Standard Bike Rental
*This is required if you are traveling solo or if you are traveling with someone but require separate beds.