WE ARE STARTING TO PLAN OUR TRIPS WITH THE JOHNSON CITY SENIOR CENTER FOR THE YEAR 2021. YOUR FAVORITE TRIP COMMITTE WILL MEET IN NOVEMBER. DO YOU HAVE ANY FAVORITE PLACES THAT YOU WOULD LIKE US TO GO? HOPEFULLY WE WILL BE GOING "SOMEWHERE".
THE MAINE TRIP THAT WAS CANCELLED THIS YEAR AND RESCHEDULED TO 2021 WAS TRAVELING TO THE STATE OF MAINE . THE FOLLOWING IS THE ITINARY. A FEW CHANGES MIGHT BE MADE FOR 2021.....STAY TUNED TO THIS STATION FOR THE LATEST.....
Bar Harbor - Portland, Maine
Sunday - Thursday
Sunday: Day 1 - Depart the Center at 6:00am. We will be traveling to Bar Harbor, Maine, travel time is approximately 9 hours. Rest stops will be made as needed. A lunch stop on own will be made en route to Freeport, Maine, arriving in Bar Harbor at 5:00pm. We will be taken to the Bar Harbor Regency Hotel for the next two nights. After check-in and settling is your room, dinner will be included at the hotel with the rest of the evening free.
Monday: Day 2 - Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning before we depart for a guided tour of Acadia National Park. Lunch will be included at Jordan Pond House located in the park. Following lunch and tour, we will have free time to explore Bar Harbor and then return to the hotel. Included tonight we will enjoy a traditional Maine lobster bake. Other dinner options are steak or haddock. After dinner we will return back to the hotel for a free evening.
Tuesday: Day 3 - A breakfast is included this morning before we will depart for Portland, Maine - travel time is 4 1/2 hrs. On our way, a stop will be made at the Maine Prison Showroom for shopping. We will then reboard the motorcoach and continue traveling to Boothbay Harbor where we will have lunch on own with free time in the waterfront area.
Afternoon will have us boarding for a cruise on Linekin Bay for a lobster trap hauling and seal watch. Following the cruise, we continue to Portland. Arriving at Dimillo’s on the water, enjoy an included dinner. After dinner, will have us checking into our accommodations, for the next two nights, Holiday Inn by the Bay Hotel. Enjoy a free evening.
Wednesday: Day 4 - A breakfast is included this morning and then a local step-on guide will meet us for a guided tour of Portland including the Portland Head Light and the Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse. Lunch will be on own in Old Port Portland, before we board the Maine Narrow Railroad for a scenic train ride. Return back to the hotel to freshen up, before we travel to Bailey’s Island for a lobster-choice dinner. Return back to the hotel mid-evening.
Thursday: Day 5 After an included breakfast, we will depart for home stopping at Maine’s southernmost lighthouse in Cape Neddick at Nubble Lighthouse for a photo and then shopping time at Stonewall Kitchens. Our lunch stop will be in Palmer, Massachusetts enjoying an included lunch at the Palmer Union Station Restaurant. A fast food rest stop will be made en route.
We will arrive home at approximately 7:00pm.
Cost: Sgl Dbl
******Included on this trip are 6 dinners and 4 breakfasts