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Experience Portland & Acadia

  • Half-day Sea Kayaking
  • Multiple hikes through Acadia National Park
  • Home cooked meals around a campfire
  • Sleep under the stars at a local campsite
  • Visit Coastal Towns of Camden and Portland
Begin your journey in the New England fishing town of Portland, Maine. After taking in all that Portland has to offer, begin your journey to Acadia National Park where outdoor adventure awaits. You’ll have the opportunity to explore this park by land and sea, making sure not to miss any of Bar Harbor’s splendor.

Have a question about the Under30Experiences Portland to Acadia trip?

What are the accommodations like?

Accommodations will be a boutique hotel while in the city and shared two-person tents while camping near the National Park.

What is the physical activity level of this trip?

Moderate. This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities. Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours on most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.

What camping gear is provided?

Tents, sleeping pad, and cooking utensils will be provided. Travelers will need to bring their own sleeping bag.

What is the bathroom situation while at camp?

There will be bathrooms on the campgrounds with potable water and toilets.

How hard are the hikes?

The Beehive Loop Trail hike on Day 2 may be challenging, but well worth the reward. Iron rungs, ladders, and handrails will assist you along the granite cliffs as you take in the magnificent scenery around you.

What type of luggage is best?

We suggest a large pack, as the terrain at the campsite might be uneven and not paved. If you only have a suitcase, that will work as well. Please be aware that travelers are responsible for carrying their own luggage.

What do I need to pack?

There are a few “Musts” that we DEFINITELY recommend bringing with you:
Rule #1: NO COTTON!
Layers, layers, layers
Waterproof hiking boots (above the ankle) & wool socks
Waterproof rain jacket Headlamp for nights at camp
Portable charger for charging your small devices while camping
Do your best to pack light.
To see what else we recommend, check out our Packing List here.

Is there a place to charge my phone or camera while at camp?

No, there will not be electric outlets at camp. We highly suggest bringing a portable, battery charger to charge your phone and/or camera if needed. Feel free to turn off your phone and enjoy nature!

Do you have last-minute deals?

Yes! Last-minute slots sometimes open up on sold-out trips. Visit our Trips On Sale page for the latest last-minute deals. Sign up to the list to be notified.

Have a question that's not on this list?

Feel free to reach out to our all-star customer service team at info@under30experiences.com or by calling 1 (888) 839-2086

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