Exploring Coastal Maine: From Bar Harbor to Monhegan Island

June 15 - 21, 2019

America’s Vacationland . . . During the Lilac and Rhododendron Bloom.

Summertime in the South means we migrate North – to Maine!  We’ll fly directly from Charlotte to Bangor; then fly back directly from Portland, after we work our way down the coast.  We’ll enjoy multi-night stays along the way: on Mt. Desert Island (think Acadia National Park); in Camden; and on Monhegan Island – reachable by ferry.  Great small group adventure!

Trip highlights:

  • Enjoy sumptuous homemade breakfasts, the view of the nearby water, and local flavors throughout our trip (so, if you like lobster or blueberries . . . )
  • Nature-inspired art at the Farnsworth Museum (near Camden), on Monhegan Island, and in village galleries
  • Opportunities to get near the water and on the water – including the ferry ride from Port Clyde to Monhegan Island
  • Tranquil farm lanes, gardens in bloom, and vestiges of traditional ways of life

Trip price:  $2,760 / person (double occupancy; single supplement, $750); price includes comfortable chauffeured transportation in Maine; 6 nights lodging and breakfast in high-standard inns; all activities per the itinerary; 3 lunches and 3 dinners.  Price does not include airfare, other meals, alcohol, or optional trip insurance.

Click here for the trip itinerary and registration form.


Chumley’s take:  Maine is one of my all-time favorite places.  There’s something about evergreen trees near the coast that whispers my name.


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