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Pedal the Coast Self Guided



This bike tour offers the opportunity to enjoy cycling along the amazing Maine coast at a relaxed pace. From the quiet beauty of Pemaquid Point, the east and west shores of Penobscot Bay, the Blue Hill Bay, and finish through Acadia National Park.

7 days
597 km / 371 mi
$ 2,595.-
  • Enjoy up to 7 days of Inn to Inn cycling along the Maine Coast
  • Explore charming towns and coastal villages
  • Discover hidden coves and stunning coastline
  • Enjoy a variety of Maine delicacies, from lobster and smoked salmon to fresh blueberries and the local favorite “whoopee pies”
  • Deposit for this tour is $500.-pp.



7 days
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
Daily distance
80-100 km / 50-62 mi
Total distance
597 km / 371 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
Deluxe, room & breakfast
Luggage transport
Daily luggage transfers
01 May 2023 - 21 Oct 2023
Self-Guided Bike Tours can start on any Sunday.
Price for single fee from $900.-
Damiriscotta (10.00)
Bay Harbor (12.00)
Airport at start
Portland Int. Jetport (PWM)
Airport at finish
Portland Int. Jetport (PWM)

Prices *Please note the prices are subject to change depending availability*

Price per person / please note the prices are subject to change depending availability
The tour price per person
$ 2,595.-
E-bike rental
extra fee of:
$ 250.-
Single supplement
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.
$ 900.-


Included / Not Included – lodging

Day 1: Boothbay Harbor to Pemaquid Point

Leaders will collect you in Portland, ME on the 1st morning of your trip for the one hour transfer to Boothbay Harbor. Begin your trip cycling stunning Ocean Point before pedaling to the charming village of Damariscotta and to the inn in the shadow of the Pemaquid Point Light.
Cycling: 45 miles, elevation gain 3126 ft, Lodging: The Bradley Inn.

Day 2: Pemaquid Point to Clark Island

Today you visit historic Pemaquid Harbor where the English and the French fought for control of New England during the French and Indian Wars. Later you cycle to the “off the beaten track” town of Waldoboro for a glimpse of small town life in Maine.
Cycling 54 miles, elevation gain 3316 ft, meals: breakfast, Lodging: The Craignair Inn

Day 3: Clark Island to Camden

Begin your ride exploring the quiet peninsula of Spruce Point before cycling to Birch Point State Park and the spectacular Owls Head Light as it stands guard over Penobscot Bay.  Your ride then takes you to the eclectic village of Rockland, home to the Farnsworth Museum of Art, which features an extensive collection of the art of the Wyeth Family. The Island Institute dedicated to preserving Maine’s Island communities, and a number of charming shops and galleries.
Cycling options: 30 or 53 miles, elevation gain 2797 ft, meals: breakfast, Lodging: The Hartstone Inn

Day 4: Camden to Castine

The rolling hills of Camden offer miles of riding on quiet country roads. Follow these roads though the summer community of Bayside and into the coastal town of Belfast and enjoy lunch before a short transfer. Your ride continues along the western shore of Penobscot Bay and into the historically rich town of Castine.
Cycling: 29 or 53 miles, elevation gain 3517 ft, meals: breakfast, Lodging: The Castine Inn

Day 5: Castine to Bar Harbor

Your adventure continues as you explore the town of Castine, a historical gem that has flown the flag of four nations during its rich history.  Your morning ride through town is a journey through pre-colonial American history.  After exploring Castine, your ride continues along miles of quiet coastal roads before cycling onto Mt Desert Island and to the town of Bar Harbor.
Cycling Options: 52 miles, elevation gain 3616 ft, meals breakfast, Lodging: The Sand Bar Cottage Inn

Day 6: The Quiet side of Acadia

Today you cycle to the quiet side of Acadia National Park, winding through charming villages to the town of Bass Harbor and the famous Bass Harbor Light.
Cycling Options: 36 or 50 miles, elevation gain 3538 ft to 3800 ft, meals breakfast, Lodging: The Sand Bar Cottage Inn

Day 7: Cycling Acadia National Park

You end a memorable bike tour cycling  Acadia National Park’s famous Park Loop Road as it winds along the shore and end with a climb up Cadillac Mountain before your transfer to Portland.
Cycling Options: 24 or 30 miles, elevation gain 2601 ft

* 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.


Up to Six nights’ lodging, six breakfasts.
All lodging taxes and gratuities.
Choice of regular or flat bar road bike. E-bikes availble for an extra $250.-
Entrance fee for Penobscot Narrows Bridge.
Detailed route notes and maps and turn by turn navigation using Ride with GPS (no cellular data needed)
Daily Luggage Transfers
Emergency Support
Tour operators Souvenirs – cycling water bottle and t-shirt (available in men’s & women’s fit)

Not Included:

Airfare to and from the tour
Night before and night after the tour


The Bradley Inn.
The Craignair Inn
The Hartstone Inn
The Castine Inn
The Sand Bar Cottage Inn

Map & Routes



High-quality Norco hybrid and Trek road bicycles, equipped with water bottle, handle bar-bag and rear rack.
available for $250.- extra fee.

Feel free to bring your own pedals and/or your own saddle and our guides will install them on a rental bike for you.
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