Bike - Hike - Kayak - Sail
Acadia, our nation’s smallest National Park, is revered as one of the most scenic and beautiful of our national treasures where our Cycling routes offer stunning views of the outer islands, surf-sculpted coastline, and lobster boats. Cruise across Frenchman’s Bay to ride through small fishing villages. Take to the waters under your own power during a guided kayak excursion. Sail on a Maine Windjammer. Hike to a granite peak with stunning 360˚ views. Experience all that this captivating region has to offer on a Maine cycling trip!
Recreational, Road bike
196 km / 122 mi
Acadia National Park
Sail on a Maine Windjammer
A guided kayak excursion.
Hike to a granite peak with stunning 360˚ views
Deposit for this tour $ 500.- pp.
Recreational, Road bike
Easy = untrained, normal physical condition Moderate = regular cyclist, good condition Challenging = experienced, well trained
Guided = with cycling guide(s) - support van Self Guided = individual - directions+maps
40-60 km / 25-37 mi
196 km / 122 mi
Deluxe = 4-5 star hotel or excellent B&B Basic = 1-2 star hotel/motel or B&B Camping = tent, sports hall or campus
If you travel alone a single supplement is charged. With some group tours you can avoid a single supplement by sharing a room with another rider.
Included / Not Included – lodging
Start your Maine bicycle tour the historic Bar Harbor Inn and enjoy an afternoon ride to a scenic overlook where views extend to a lighthouse and beyond. This evening, enjoy a traditional Maine Lobster Bake on the terrace of the inn with stunning oceanfront vistas.
11 miles, meals: D
The one-way Park Loop Road is a cyclist’s dream. Spin through lush forest before emerging on the dramatic coast. This magnificent road provides expansive views of the ocean along pink granite shorelines.
14, 24 miles, Meals: B, L, D Hike
Cycle for miles on Acadia’s automobile-free Carriage Roads. Cross several signature granite bridges on your way to Northeast Harbor and Asticou Azalea Gardens. Pause to watch lobstermen haul their traps from the crystal clear waters of Somes Sound. Relax during a sunset sail on a Maine Windjammer.
20, 34 miles, meals: B, Sailing
Cruise across Frenchman’s Bay to Schoodic Peninsula. Ride the shoreline so close to the sea that you can feel the spray from the surf. Continue through authentic fishing villages and past historic lighthouses. For a touch of nostalgia, visit the Winter Harbor 5 and 10.
17, 28 miles, meals: B, D Sailing
Begin your day with a guided kayak excursion. While paddling these sturdy boats during the calm morning hours, you are likely to encounter seals and sea birds. Join your tour leaders for an afternoon hike featuring spectacular views of the surrounding islands.
Kayaking, Hiking meals: B, L, D
Enjoy a spin on the carriage trails or along the coast before arriving at the Jordan Pond House to enjoy their signature popovers on the lawn. Those up for a challenge can tackle the gradual climb up Cadillac Mountain. Your reward is the 360-degree view of the surrounding islands and rugged coastline from the highest point on the east coast — a final highlight before the tour concludes.
14, 25 miles, meals: B, L
* This is a general itinerary. Tour itineraries are subject to change based on the group, available accommodations and other unforeseen circumstances such as the weather, local conditions, government intervention, that may affect the quality of the trip and/or safety of the participants. Please view this itinerary as an outline as to what to expect on this tour.
Support of experienced tour leaders from start to finish
Full van support for a variety of route options
Traditional Maine lobster bake
Sunset sail on a Maine Windjammer
Guided kayaking excursion
5 nights at the acclaimed Bar Harbor Inn
All meals except 2 lunches and 1 dinner
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Complimentary use of equipment and bikes: Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105, Customized Fuji Absolute 2.0, Limited E-Bikes are available on a first come first serve basis
Baggage transfers and porterage
Daily route directions, maps, and a downloadable GPS
Flights to and from the tour
Night before and after the tour
Bar Harbor Inn, Bar Harbor
Unpack your bags only once while enjoying five nights in an oceanfront room just a stone’s throw from beautiful Frenchman’s Bay. This beautiful inn features spacious rooms and modern amenities, and is a just a short walk from shops and restaurants. Watch the sunset from your own private porch overlooking the water or choose a non-oceanfront room for less. Spa, swimming pool, and dining room. (5 nights).
A significant amount of health safety measures and trip modifications are currently in place and will continue into 2022. Out of an abundance of caution, we are requiring a proof of vaccination from our fully vaccinated guests and requiring non-vaccinated guests to get tested before traveling with us on any trip regardless of regional entry requirements within 48 hours prior to travel.
Map & Routes
Complimentary use of equipment and bikes: Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105, Customized Fuji Absolute 2.0
Tandem Custom Built Cannondales or Co-Motions options at an added cost of $300.-
are available on a first come first serve basis for an extra fee.
Our bikes are issued with flat pedals. If you ride with clip-less pedals (SPD or similar), we suggest that you remove your pedals from your bike and bring them with you. Your tour leaders will install your pedals on your bike for use during your bike trip.
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