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Take in Bar Harbor’s stunning scenery by land and sea on this relaxing half day excursion. Board your motorcoach for a scenic drive through Acadia National Park’s spectacular coastal, mountain and forest scenery. Pass through the quaint town of Bar Harbor to see some of the charming Victorian Mansions built by America's rich and famous at the turn of the century. Take in the spectacular scenery of the national park and enjoy a photo stop from atop the 1,530-foot (466 meters) Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on North America's Eastern Seaboard. With a 360-degree panoramic view, you’ll see how glaciers carved through the granite cliffs to form a beautiful landscape.
Step aboard the Margaret Todd, a 151 foot(46 meters) four-masted schooner for an approximate 1 1/2 hour sail on Frenchman Bay. Your Captain will navigate the vessel around the Porcupine Islands offering panoramic views of the seaside village of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park with Cadillac Mountain as a backdrop. Along the way your Captain provides commentary on the geological points of interest as well as wildlife such as the porpoise, seal, osprey and bald eagle that are often sighted in this area.
Note: The schooner may be under both sail and motor power depending on wind conditions and will operate rain or shine so dress in layers and bring along a rain jacket and your binoculars! Walking is at your discretion. Most surfaces are paved but there are some uneven, slippery-when-wet areas and some steps. Margaret Todd is not wheelchair accessible. The stop at Cadillac Mountain will not be made in adverse or foggy weather conditions. A visit to the Acadia National Park Visitors Center will be made instead. The order of the stops might be reversed to avoid congestion. The Captains narration may be omitted in adverse weather or replaced by a park ranger’s narration.
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods. The terrain may be uneven or steep. It can also indicate a need for swimming in a current. Recommended only for the physically fit and adventurous.