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Maine Train by Butler Motor Tours

Maine Train by Butler Motor Tours

Ride the rails from coast to countryside in the state of Maine, known for its spectacular scenery which is overflowing with coastlines and waterways.

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Ride the rails from coast to countryside in the state of Maine, known for its spectacular scenery which is overflowing with coastlines and waterways.

* Services provided by Butler Motor Tours

* Deluxe motorcoach transportation

* 5 breakfasts

* 3 dinners including 1 lobsterbake

* 5 lovely nights lodging (2 nights in Danbury, CT / 1 night in Saco Maine / 2 nights in Belfast, Maine)

* Boston's Quincy Marketplace

* Amtrak's Scenic Coastal Train Ride on the "Downeaster Excursion".

* Touring in Kennebunkport (views of George Bush Estate / visit Franciscan Monastery)

* Boothbay Railway Village and ride the Narrow Gauge Steam Train

* Boothbay Harbor

* Maritime Tour  of beautiful Rockport and Camden

* Camden Hills State Park and sweeping views of Penobscot Bay

* Belfast & Moosehead Railroad Excursion

* Bar Harbor

* Acadia National Park

* Pristine south coast region of Maine and York Beach

 

Sept. 3

Away we go as we point our coach towards upper New England for a fabulous Maine where a fabulous Maine vacation awaits you ! Our first day of travel allow us to get acquainted with our new traveling friends before checking in to our hotel at Danbury, Connecticut for the night. Dinner is on your own tonight at a nearby restaurant.

Sept. 4

Breakfast included at your hotel this morning. We then make our way further northeast today and arrive in Boston to enjoy some free time at the popular Quincy Marketplace for shopping and lunch on your own at the various eateries. Then we'll hear "All Aboard" as we embark on a rail ride via Amtrak's Scenic Coastal Train Ride, the "Downeaster Excursion" - what a way to go ! You will enjoy comfortable reclining seats with room to stretch and move around. As we pull into the station, our coach will be waiting to take us to Kennebunkport where we'll meet our local guide for a lovely narrated tour of this famous town. Drive past the sandy beaches and rocky coastline, past the George Bush Estate at Walker's Point, hear the history of these shipbuilding towns and the legend of the Wedding Cake House. You will also visit the seaside Franciscan Monastery with its beautiful landscaping, shrines and Chapel. Our overnight is in Saco, Maine located between Kennebunkport and Portland. Dinner this evening is included at a popular local restaurant. What a beautiful day of touring !

CB, D

Sept. 5

Breakfast included at your hotel this morning. And we are off to Boothbay Railway Vllage, representing a turn-of-the-century Maine Village featuring railroad memorabilia, antique cars & trucks, and restored buildings such as a blacksmith shop, schoolhouse, chapel and general store. Here we will ride the Narrow-Gauge, coal-fired steam engine, take a guided "behind the scenes" tour in the train shop to learn how they are maintained and restored - very interesting. Lunch is on your own along the waterfront in beautiful Boothbay Harbor where you'll find lobster boats, bobbing and a variety of restaurants & fun boutiquest to explore. We'll then meet our local guide for a Maritime Tour of beautiful Rockport and Camden, home to a seal named Andre and a poet named Edna as we tour these charming villages. You will enjoy breathtaking views atop Mt. Battie within Camden Hills State Park - where the mountains meet the sea with sweeping views of Penobscot Bay and the surrounding islands. We will continue along the scenic coast to Belfast, our home for the next 2 glorious nights, providing an ocean view from the hilltop setting. Dinner is included at a local favorite.

CB, D

Sept. 6

Breakfast included. Today excitement builds as we board the Belfast & Moosehead Railroad for a wonderful excursion through the area of Mid-Coast Maine. Enjoy the beautiful views of Lake Winnecook, marshlands, streams, rivers and forests as you cross the many trestles. Next, we'll travel "downeast" and cross the causeway to Mt. Desert Island where the picturesque town of Bar Harbor sits on the island at the gateway to Acadia. The harbor is filled with boats, fishing vessels and breathtaking beauty, while the scenic waterfront downtown is filled with shops, eateries, galleries, & museums - you will simply love it here with some free time for lunch on your own. Our Acadia National Park tour will provide amazement to all with the natural wonders of the Maine Treasure. We normally start our tour with an informattive park film at the visitor's center and then travel the Park Loop Road with stops at the impressive Cadillac Mountain, Thunder Hole on Ocean Drive and the Wild Gardens of Acadia. Plus learn about the rich and famous visitors who built summer cottages in Bar Harbor. Your included dinner features a mouth-watering Maine Lobsterbake dinner steamed in a large cooker where you can watch and ask questions if you wish. You'll want to bring your appetite and camera when the cover is lifted to reveal a colorful blend of food amidst a giant cloud of steam - neat ! They normally offer lobsters, clams, potatoes, corn-on-the cob, grilled steak, baked fish and grilled vegetables. (Other options are made available for all those who do not want lobster - no worries !)

CB, D

Sept. 7

Breakfast included. Off we go to the pristine south coast region of Maine lines with scenic beaches everywhere ! We will stop for a photo opportunity at York Beach with time to have lunch on your own followed by a guided tour of York village. Here there will be a stop at Maine's southernmost lightbouse, the Nubble Lighthouse built in 1879. It sits on a "nub" of land on the Maine-New Hampshire border and is also known as Cape Neddick Light Station. The lighthouse itself is not accessible to the public, but can be photographed from adjacent Sohier Park. Then we must work our way back to Danbury, Connecticut for our last overnight with dinner on your own.

CB

Sept. 8

Breakfast included. Today, we'll finish our trek home, ciomplete with beautiful northern New England memories....filled with Maine villages, lighthouses, train excursions, lakes, lobster and lots more !

CB

CB=Continental Breakfast, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Akron Walmart (Ohio) Parking lot, front right end of lot, behind IHOP
2887 S. Arlington Rd. exit 120 Off I-77S Akron, OH
Alliance Carnation Mall Front mall parking lot, behind McD's at light pole
2500 W. State St., Alliance, OH
Canton Walmart (Ohio) Park in far left corner, only area permitted
4572 Mega St. NW, Portage Rd, exit 11, off I77
Columbiana Garage 44015 St. Rt. 14 (Formerly Gadabout Office)
Columbiana, OH
Salem Burger King Rear Parking lot ONLY!!
1761 East State St, Salem, OH
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