Bob Neff Tours

Moose and Lobster Safari with Bill Welte

Moose and Lobster Safari with Bill Welte

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Date: 06/09/2014

Price: $1,135.00

June 9-14, 2014 (6 days)

Pickup:  Lancaster, Ephrata,York
Lv-7:00 am    Rt-9:00 pm

Price per person: $1,135 Double   $1,383 Single     
                    $1,072 Triple     $1,072 Quad
Deposit - $200 per person at registration
Balance due by April 11, 2014

5 breakfasts   1 lunch   5 dinners

Leading this tour will be Bill Welte, President and Director of America’s Keswick, Whiting, NJ. 

Day 1, Jun 9  *Travel to New England  *Dinner at a fine local favorite (optional lobster dinner) *Overnight in Wells, ME  (D)

Day 2, Jun 10  *Enjoy a lobster fishing excursion at Kennebunk, learning about the life of a lobster fisherman  *See the rocky Maine Coastline and former President Bush’s summer cottage from the water  *Lunch and shopping on own at The Old Port District of Portland  *Guided tour of Portland with local guide  *Visit the Portland Head Light, commissioned by George Washington  *Guided tour includes Vic-toria Mansion, the Longfellow House, the Portland Observatory, the Eastern Promenade, where we will see breathtaking views of Casco Bay  *Dinner and overnight at Grand Summit Resort, Newry, Maine (1st of 2 nights)     (B, D)

Day 3, Jun 11  *See Bumpus Mine, made famous in the 1930’s when it produced the world’s largest Beryl Crystal  *Enjoy sluicing for your own special, rare mineral at Bethel Outdoor Adventure  *Lunch and shopping on our own in Bethel (optional short walking tour of Bethel Historical Society)  *Two-hour moose safari with a local moose naturalist, teaching us the facts and fiction of these great animals  *Stop at “The Artist Bridge”—one of the most photographed covered bridges in Maine  *Travel to Grafton Notch State Park, stopping at Screw Auger Falls, where moose feed and mate *Next is Androscoggin River, home to some of the largest moose populations in the area  *Dessert and overnight at the Grand Summit Resort  (B, D)

Day 4, Jun 12  *Travel to  Freeport, Maine, home of L.L. Bean's Flagship Store, for lunch and shopping *Visit the Maine Maritime Museum in the historic ship building city of Bath, Maine and experience Maine’s rich seafaring history  *Learn about the Percy & Small Shipyard which built very large 4, 5, and 6 mast wooden ships including the Wyoming, the world's largest wooden ship  *See the quaint fishing village of Boothbay Harbor *Dinner and overnight in the village of Boothbay Harbor, ME (1st of 2 nights) (B, D)

Day 5, Jun 13  *Tour the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay Harbor, a 248-acre botanical gardens  featuring miles of trails and acres of gardens and woodlands  *Lunch and shopping at downtown Boothbay Harbor  *Narrated harbor cruise—bring your camera to capture views and scenery including playful seals   *Traditional Maine “suppah”   *Overnight at Boothbay Harbor hotel (B, D)

Day 6, Jun 14  *Journey homeward, making appropriate rest and meal stops.  (B, L)