Maine’s Gold Coast

Camden & Acadia Bike Tour


Experience my idea of the perfect Maine bike tour.  Bike, kayak, and sail. Discover the Maine coast as we cycle through fishing villages, famous towns, and breathtaking coastal scenery. You’ll see Maine as it really is and discover the flavors and colors that make it unique. You’ll dine on lobster and seafood fresh from the sea and catch the sunset from the deck of a wooden schooner. Our guides will lead you through Acadia National Park and around a picturesque island. There’s plenty of time off-bike to taste, touch, see, and do. It’s all at your pace…because after all, it’s your vacation!

  • Experience Penobscot Bay from the deck of classic wooden schooner
  • Enjoy six days of cycling the spectacular Maine Coast
  • Savor a wonderful mix of fresh seafood and fine dining
  • Kayak along the Maine coast with seals and dolphins


2017 Dates

June 18-23, 25-30
July 9-14, 16-21, 23-28, 30-Aug 4
Aug 6-11, 13-18, 20-25, 27-Sep 1
Sep 3-8, 10-15,17-22, 24-29
Oct 1-6, 8-13

Price  $2,295.00 pp



goldCoastPick Up / Drop Off

Portland, ME (PWM)

Day 1 – Exploring Acadia on the Famous Carriage Roads

Guides will collect you from your hotel in the morning for the transfer to Bar Harbor and the start of your trip.  Picture breathtaking scenery, gentle grades, and car free cycling, and you have Acadia’s famous carriage roads. A gift of John D. Rockefeller to help the people of America enjoy Acadia’s beauty the carriage roads offer the opportunity to cycle through stately forests of pine and birch and to enjoy panoramic views of Mount Desert Island.

  •  12, 24, or 35 miles
  • Meals: Lunch & Dinner
  •  First of 2 nights: The Harborside Hotel

Day 2 – The Rugged Beauty of the Schoodic Peninsula

Today we enjoy a unique ferry ride across Frenchman Bay to Winter Harbor and the Schoodic Peninsula. We experience the dramatic power of the open ocean as it crashes along the Schoodic’s rugged shore before we cycle to a true lobstering community.

  •  15, 29, or 35 miles
  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner
  •  Second of 2 nights: The Harborside Hotel

Day 3 – Park Loop Road

We start our day with an early morning ride on Acadia’s famous Park Loop Road. The early start allows us to enjoy the ride before the crowds enter the park. After lunch, we transfer to the charming town of Castine where we enjoy an afternoon of kayaking.

  • Cycling Options: 16 or 28 miles
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  •  The Castine Inn

Day 4 – Discovering Castine and a Sunset Sail on Penobscot Bay

In the morning we enjoy a short bike ride through the historic village of Castine. After cycling we transfer to the eclectic town of Belfast for lunch and exploration. From here is is a short transfer to Camden and a sunset sail on classic wooden boat.

Day 5 – Cycling Islesboro Maine’s Friendliest Island

The early morning ferry carries us to Islesboro where stately pines and 40 room cottages serve as a backdrop for our cycling tour around one of Maine’s prettiest islands.

Day 6 – Cycling the Prettiest Six Miles in New England

Our morning ride carries us to the charming village of Rockport. A wonderful mix of ocean views and gently rolling farms highlight our ride. We conclude our trip at noon and we will arrive back in Portland at 2:00 pm where will drop you at the airport or a local hotel.

  •  7 miles
  • Meals: Breakfast
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  • Five nights’ lodging
  • All lodging taxes and gratuities
  • Most meals – including four dinners, five breakfasts, and four lunches
  • All taxes and gratuities for these meals
  • Hybrid Bike Rental
  • Expenses paid for ferry transits, kayaking, and sailing aboard the schooner
  • Entrance fee for Acadia National Park
  • Experienced Summer Feet Guides
  • Detailed route notes and maps
  • Van support including fresh water, ample snacks, and “relief rides”
  • Summer Feet Souvenirs – a cycling water bottle and t-shirt (available in men’s and women’s fit)
  • Alcoholic beverages are not included in the package price and are always at your discretion



Upcoming Trip Dates

June 26-July 1, 2016
July 10-15, 2016 FULL
July 17-22, 2016
July 24-29, 2016
July 31-August 5, 2016
August 7-12, 2016
August 14-19, 2016
August 21-26, 2016
August 28-September 2, 2016
September 4-9, 2016
September 11-16, 2016
September 18-23, 2016
September 25-30, 2016
October 2-7, 2016
October 9-14 2016


Maine’s Gold Cost: $2,295 pp

Bike Rentals: Hybrid Bike Rental: Included
Lodging Extras: Single Supplement: $600

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It was an amazing trip
~ Michelle Witt

We love Summer Feet and will come again, One of the best cycling trips ever
~ Carol Walsh

“One of the best trips we have ever taken.”
~ Don Tarrant

“Out of the 3 bike trips we did this year, Summer Feet was by far the best.”
~ Martin Allen

Our trip was beautiful, fun, delicious and entertaining. Thank you for all the special attention details.
~ Laurie and Ron Ben-Moshe – Atlanta, GA 

Perfect I wouldn’t change a thing
~ Linda Zoetmulder – Zion, IL

A perfect 10
~ Susan and Henry Frey – Greeley, CO

Best ever Norman… Loved the trip
~ Gailey Gavenstein – Gainesville, FL

 Wow! Everything I expected and more – an amazing vacation.
~ Bob Hart – Austin, TX

Toni and I had a great first biking adventure and are inspired to do another.
~ Alan Pollack – Los Angeles, CA

I can’t thank you enough for the fantastic trip. I will be telling all of my friends about my “wicked good” trip to Maine for years.

~ Jackie Turcotte – Grand Rapids, MI 

It was an exhilarating experience but extremely relaxing at the same time. I’ve fallen in love with cycling . . .
~ Colleen Harwood – Bolton, MA

You’ve created a wonderful trip – your attention to detail was impressive. We loved our trip.
~ Bill Brown and Nancy Reese – Littleton, CO

Jason and I loved our Summer Feet experience. [Our guides] Evan and Katie were fantastic, knowledgeable, encouraging, friendly, and accommodating. Every route, every meal, every hotel was well planned and beautiful. Thank you for a truly memorable week.

~ Fiona Santos – Nyack, NY