Maine Lighthouse Long Weekend

When: June 22–25
Price: $1,495  per person (double); $1,680 per person (single)

Relax and rejuvenate at the iconic Whitehead Light Station. This weekend includes cruises, lighthouse history, island exploration, lobster bakes, kayaking, and even clam digging, all with comfortable downtime to recenter yourself.

To reserve your spot now, click here.

Email or call our travel editor (207-230-4245) with questions.

Tentative Itinerary (varies with weather)

Day 1 – June 22

This special weekend will kick off with a welcome talk by the editor of Down East followed by appetizers, and Allagash beer tasting, and dinner. We’ll get you oriented to the lighthouse and discuss the exciting schedule for the days ahead.

Day 2 – June 23

Start the day with breakfast then a picturesque kayak tour of Seal Harbor led by two professional guides. We’ll pack a picnic lunch for a nearby uninhabited island and have time to explore or relax. Later in the day, learn how to dig for clams and harvest mussels before an evening of appetizers, dinner, and dessert at the lighthouse.

Day 3 – June 24

We’ll watch the sunrise from a boat, have breakfast, and then explore the nature of the island (including edible plants) with a guided walk. There will be free time and a leisurely lunch followed by a workshop or guest speaker selected by the editors of Down East based on their breadth of knowledge and experience of Maine, from scientists to artists, Maine guides to historians. We’ll cap off the day with a lobster bake, campfire, star gazing, and s’mores.

Day 4 – June 25

We’ll kick off the day early with another sunrise cruise followed by breakfast. This morning will feature a special workshop or guest speaker(s) (TBA) selected by the editors of Down East. After lunch, we will head back to the mainland for departure.

Please understand many of the activities including sunrise and sunset cruises are subject to weather and could result in shifts in the schedule or be cancelled if necessary.

To reserve your spot now, click here.

Email or call our travel editor (207-230-4245) with questions or to start planning this adventure.


Down East Adventures Cancellation Policy

Payment: An initial 50% deposit is required to hold your space on the trip. Reservations cannot be made until we have received the deposit. The balance will be due on July 14th, 2017.

Cancellations: The deposit is non-refundable. Trip insurance is suggested. Alternately, 90% of your deposit will be refunded if a replacement can be found prior to the balance due date above.


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