BOOTHBAY HARBOR AND THE PUFFINS NATURE CRUISE: JULY 31-AUGUST 3, 2022

Duration:
4 Days
Tour Type:
Multiday
Price
Package Price per Person: Single $1,224 | Double $944 | Triple $884 | Quad $844

$100.00

7 in stock

Tour includes: 3 nights’ accommodations at Boothbay Harbor Inn, baggage handling, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners including 1 lobster choice dinner, Boothbay Harbor Puffin Nature/Sightseeing Cruise, admission to the Maine Lighthouse Museum, free time in the villages of Boothbay Harbor,and Kennebunkport, souvenir Maine Lobster Hat.

Note: Gratuities for Wade Tours Driver and Escort are not included but welcome

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Discount:

7 in stock

Departure:
  • July 31, 2022

Accompanied service

Bus Transportation Boothbay Harbor Puffin Nature/Sightseeing Cruise 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners including 1 lobster choice dinner 3 nights of accommodations Baggage Handling
admission to Maine Maritime Museum & Kennebec River Cruise - Shipyards & Lighthouses Souvenir Maine Lobster Hat for each passenger free time in the villages of Boothbay Harbor,and Kennebunkport

Schedule

7/31/2022 - Pickup - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 7:00 AM

7/31/2022 - Pickup - Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 7:30 AM

8/3/2022 - Drop off (Approx) - Latham Farms Sams Club – Latham, NY – 7:30 PM

8/3/2022 - Drop off (Approx) - Wade Terminal – Schenectady, NY – 8:00 PM

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Description

Day #1 – Sunday, July 31, 2022

Welcome to Vacationland!  Travel to Boothbay Harbor for a unique Maine coast adventure.

Make your way north to Portland, Maine, a peninsula extending into Casco Bay. The Old Port waterfront features working fishing wharves and converted warehouses with restaurants and shops. Lunch on your own in Portland where you’ll see the Portland Head Lighthouse.

Check in with a welcome reception of punch and cookies to the Boothbay Harbor Inn, in Boothbay Harbor, for three nights.  The hotel is located on “the quiet side” of Boothbay, just a short stroll from downtown across a charming footbridge beside the hotel. The footbridge that connects to the “downtown” center of Boothbay Harbor where there are many shops and art galleries to explore. The Inn does not have an elevator, if you are unable to do stairs please mention at time of reservation you need first floor.  Enjoy the beautiful sunsets from this side of the harbor!

Dinner is included at Boothbay Harbor Inn.                                                                                          (Dinner)

 

Day #2 – Monday, August 1, 2022

Breakfast is included at the hotel this morning.

Enjoy a scenic Harbor & Nature cruise on Linekin Bay this morning. You’ll pass by beautiful vacation homes, lighthouses, small islands and out to see the seals on the ledges and the puffins that summer here on Eastern Egg Rock. Truly a magnificent “Seafari” for all nature lovers with seals, blue heron, an occasional whale and other coastal wildlife along the way.

This afternoon you’ll have free time to explore the village and have lunch on your own in this popular resort town which has retained the atmosphere of an old New England village.  Fishing craft lie alongside wharves that follow the quaint, winding village streets.  Yachtsmen and artists began vacationing here in the early 1900’s.  You’ll have free time to explore the local galleries, boutiques and plenty of casual restaurants from which to choose.

Dinner is included at Boothbay Harbor Inn.                                                                          (Breakfast & Dinner)

 

Day #3 – Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Breakfast is included at the hotel this morning.

Make your way to the Maine Maritime Museum where you’ll board the boat for their Shipyard and Lighthouses River Cruise. Explore the Kennebec River where American shipbuilding began more than 400 years ago and continues today. Cruise past Bath Iron Works for spectacular views of the Navy’s most advanced ships under construction, then cruise down river for a water view of the museum’s historic Percy & Small Shipyard and a close-up look at two lighthouses: Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights.

Next, you’ll have time to explore the Maine Maritime Museum. the museum depicts Maine’s shipbuilding industry from the 1600’s to the present. Numerous hands on exhibits, boat building demonstrations, a lobstering exhibit and a special lighthouse exhibit (see the view from the top of the lighthouse without climbing any stairs!). If A Victorian shipbuilder’s home is also here on the grounds of an historic shipyard. Most of the shipyard’s original buildings, plus tools and equipment are on view.

Next, we depart for Freeport Village to enjoy your free afternoon to explore the world-famous L.L. Bean flagship store and a myriad of outlet shops. Lunch is on your own.

Return to the Boothbay Harbor Inn where you’ll get ready for your Maine lobster dinner with all the fixin’s.  Don your souvenir Maine lobster hat for this traditional downeast feast. An alternate menu is available for any landlubbers.                                                                                (Breakfast, Lobster choice dinner) 

Day #4 – Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Breakfast is included at the hotel this morning.

Travel south to Kennebunkport, Maine where you’ll enjoy some free time in “Dock Square” for shopping and lunch on own.  Dock Square is located in Kennebunkport and Lower village of Kennebunk, which are nestled between the Kennebunk River and the ocean.  On both sides of the river, waterfront buildings steeped in history are the home of fine gift shops, clothing and jewelry boutiques, art galleries and some of the finest restaurants on the Maine Coast before departing for home with your coastal memories.                                                                                                                                                 (Breakfast)

Package Price Per Person: Single $1,224, Double $944, Triple $884, Quad $844

SEATING PREFERENCE: If yes, please let us know your preference in the boxes on the booking page with the specific seat, seat location and if you would like to sit near someone. Check out our seat assignment policy page for our seating chart. If no preference is made, your seat will be assigned by Wade Tours. Check out the seating chart to the left!!

We encourage you to book early to accommodate any special needs and to assure that members of your party will be seated together. We reserve the right to assign seats when necessary.

ROOM PREFERENCE: We offer both two queen bed rooms and single king bed rooms. Please let us know your preference and we will do our best to match you to that room.

RESERVATIONS:  To be FAIR and IMPARTIAL seat assignments will be taken at the time of booking your reservation.  Deposit of $100 per person. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations within 60 days from departure will be subject to a $100 fee per person, plus cost for tickets, meals, hotels and other non-recoverable expenses.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Is available and recommended due to unforeseen circumstances that can arise and if they do, we want you to be protected BEFORE and DURING your tour. Travel Insurance 

BAGGAGE: One large suitcase, and one carry-on bag per person.

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