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Maine Coast and Harbors

Maine Coast and Harbors

Save up to $1,000 per stateroom on select Summer cruises. Call for details.

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At a glance

Duration: 8 Days, 7 Nights

Coverage: Roundtrip Portland, ME

From: $3,495

Season: June - September

Activities: History

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American Cruise Lines

People have been drawn to the spectacular coast of Maine throughout history. As your small ship winds through scenic rivers, sparkling bays, and historic harbors you will discover the undeniable magic found along Maine’s coast. From Boothbay to Bar Harbor, Camden to Castine, your journey brings you to charming ports famous for their shipbuilding, beautiful national parks, and quaint historic districts.

Stroll the charming village of Belfast, famous for its beautiful Greek Revival architecture, marvel at the granite mountains of Acadia National Park, and admire the classic schooners in Camden Harbor. Come discover what makes Maine one of the most popular destinations in America.

A first class operation. We definitely recommend the Maine Coast & Harbors Cruise.

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Day 1 - Portland, ME

Begin your adventure with a calm afternoon on the sun deck looking for whales and enjoying the stunning natural beauty of Maine’s rugged coast. Cape Elizabeth marks the entrance to the Portland Harbor where you'll see spectacular views of the Old Port district.

Day 2 - Bar Harbor, ME

Nestled on the east side of Mt. Desert Island, Bar Harbor enchants visitors with its natural beauty, cultural traditions, and endless opportunities for recreation. Visit Acadia National Park and witness breathtaking vistas and an abundance of wildlife in unspoiled habitats. End your day by taking a leisurely walk along the “Shore Path,” where you will be treated to views of the Atlantic Ocean and gorgeous, sprawling homes.

Day 3 - Castine / Belfast, ME

Home to the Maine Maritime Academy, Castine offers both spectacular harbor views and an area rife with history. Enjoy the town’s many examples of early 19th century architecture. Spend the afternoon exploring Belfast, a quaint coastal community. Stroll through Belfast’s historic district, which showcases magnificent sea captains’ mansions. Art enthusiasts will enjoy visiting this area’s many art galleries.

Day 4 - Camden, ME

Full of classic schooners, this charming village is considered the "Tall Ship Capital of Maine." Enjoy the warm summer sun and refreshing sea breezes as you relax and watch beautiful ships sail into the harbor. Walk Camden’s streets lined with shops and art galleries. Bring your camera to capture sweeping ocean vistas, placid coastlines, and panoramic views of Camden, Penobscot Bay, and the surrounding islands from atop Mount Battie.

Day 5 - Rockland, ME

Rockland is an exciting town with a vibrant art culture and thriving lobster industry. Spend your time touring one of Rockland's unique museums, including the Owls Head Transportation Museum and the Farnsworth Art Museum. Explore downtown Rockland that features an eclectic collection of art galleries, or relax on a park bench and watch classic schooners sail through the harbor.

Day 6 - Boothbay Harbor, ME

Known as the “Boating Capital of New England,” Boothbay Harbor overflows with fishing vessels and pleasure craft in equal numbers. Walk along Boothbay Harbor’s flower-lined streets, dotted with art galleries, antique stores and specialty shops. Don't forget to visit the famous Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

Day 7 - Bath, ME

Long known as the “City of Ships,” Bath finds its identity in shipbuilding. From its architecture and cultural offerings to its urban downtown, Bath’s shipbuilding roots define its character. Walk Bath’s streets and admire the seaport’s tree-lined avenues, graced with classic examples of American architecture or explore the nationally acclaimed Maine Maritime Museum, which offers a variety of exhibits about Maine’s nautical history.

Day 8 - Portland, ME

After a refreshing and relaxing week of cruising Maine’s coast and harbors, enjoy a day exploring the city of Portland. This charming area is located in the heart of Casco Bay and offers something for everyone. Visit one of Portland’s many museums and art galleries or peruse the many specialty boutiques in the city’s celebrated Old Port.

Dates & Rates

Save up to $1,000 per stateroom on select Summer cruises. Call for details.

Special Offer
Date A AAL AAC Owner's Suite Single Single (Private Balcony)
Jun 9, 2018 $3,995 $4,910 $5,145 $6,655 $5,130 $5,665
Jun 16, 2018 $3,995 $4,910 $5,145 $6,655 $5,130 $5,665
Jun 23, 2018 $3,995 $4,910 $5,145 $6,655 $5,130 $5,665
Jun 30, 2016 $3,995 $4,910 $5,145 $6,655 $5,130 $5,665
Jul 7, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Jul 14, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Jul 21, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Jul 28, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 4, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 11, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 18, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 25, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Sep 1, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Sep 8, 2018 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Sep 15, 2018 $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630
Sep 21, 2018 $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630
Jun 8, 2019 $3,995 $4,910 $5,145 $6,655 $5,130 $5,665
Jun 15, 2019 $3,995 $4,910 $5,145 $6,655 $5,130 $5,665
Jun 22, 2019 $3,995 $4,910 $5,145 $6,655 $5,130 $5,665
Jun 29, 2019 $3,995 $4,910 $5,145 $6,655 $5,130 $5,665
Jul 6, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Jul 13, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Jul 20, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Jul 27, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 3, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 10, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 17, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 24, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Aug 31, 2019 $4,270 $5,245 $5,495 $7,105 $5,480 $6,055
Sep 7, 2019 $4,540 $5,580 $5,845 $7,560 $5,830 $6,440
Sep 14, 2019 $3,970 $4,880 $5,110 $6,610 $5,095 $5,630

Per person fare includes passage, dining service, snacks, complimentary cocktail parties, and entertainment aboard the ship. Fares do not include most shore tours (unless otherwise noted), port charges and fees, or service charge.

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