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A to Z Amtrak Tours
Invitation to Maine
by Rail to/from Albany, NY

July 24th - 30th 2022
$2,249.00 Per Person
Double Occupancy
(Single: $2,839.00 • Triple $2,139.00)
Price

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Tour Features:

• Roundtrip Amtrak coach seat travel.
  Optional Viewliner roomette or
  bedroom accommodations may be available at
  an additional cost. Sleeper accommodations
  will be subject to availability at time of request.
  (see Train Accommodations cost below)

• 1 Night hotel accommodations in
  Keene, New Hampshire at
  Best Western Plus Keene.

• 3 Nights hotel accommodations in
  Lewiston-Auburn, Maine
  at Hampton Inn.

• 1 Night hotel accommodations in
  Exeter, New Hampshire at Hampton Inn & Suites

• Motorcoach transportation and sightseeing from
  July 24, to July 29th 2022,
  beginning and ending in Albany, NY.

• Touring will include visits to Portland, Maine;
  Acadia National Park; Boothbay Harbor, Maine;
  Rockland-Rockport-Camden, Maine;
  Kennebunkport, Maine;York Harbor, Maine;
  and Portsmouth, New Hampshire

• 5 hot breakfasts and 5 dinners.

• All current CDC guidelines and safety protocols will be
  adhered to throughout this tour.

• One piece checked luggage & carry-on item per
  person (50lb. maximum luggage restriction.)

• Assistance of a Tour Host.

ADDITIONAL TRAIN
ACCOMMODATIONS AVAILABLE


STANDARD ROOMETTE
(prices subject to change).
(Total Cost for 1or 2 passengers in Sleeper Room)
Cleveland to Albany $350.00
Albany to Cleveland $350.00

DELUXE BEDROOM
(prices subject to change).
(Total Cost for 1or 2 passengers in Sleeper Room)
Cleveland to Albany $590.00
Albany to Cleveland $590.00

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Itinerary:

MEALS
(B) BREAKFAST (D) DINNER

Sunday July 24th (D)

SPECIAL NOTE FOR TOLEDO, OHIO PASSENGERS
Toledo passengers will have the option of boarding Train #448 at Toledo Central Union Station.
Train departure time will be 3:15 AM.

Cleveland passengers will meet their group at Cleveland's Amtrak Lakefront Station by 4:30 AM and check their one piece of luggage per person at this time.
The parking lot at Cleveland Amtrak Station is unattended, so parking is at your own risk.


• Depart @ 05:50 AM Train #48 "The Lakeshore Limited" (Duration: 9hrs, 3 min)
• Arrive @ 2:53 PM Albany-Rensselaer, NY.

After claiming all Amtrak checked baggage in Albany our journey to the "Pine Tree State" of Maine begins with an overnight stay in Keene, New Hampshire. The 2-hour drive from Albany to Keene ends with check-in at the hotel for one (1) night. Dinner at the hotel is included this evening at:

BEST WESTERN PLUS
401 Winchester Street • (603) 357-3038

Monday, July 25th (B,D)

After breakfast and morning check-out of the hotel, our motorcoach will begin the 2-1/2 hour drive to Portland, Maine. A narrated tour of Portland (Maine's largest city-by-the-sea) will include historic neighborhoods and a stop at Portland Head Lighthouse (the most photographed beacon in America). Portland is also the birthplace and boyhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (poet of "Paul Revere's Ride"). There will be time for shopping along cobblestone streets and lunch on your own in Portland's historic Old Port waterfront district. Before arriving at our hotel in Lewiston-Auburn, our home away-from-home for three (3) nights, a stop will be made in Freeport village, home of sporting goods king L.L. Bean. Dinner this evening in Lewiston-Auburn is included.

HAMPTON INN LEWISTON-AUBURN
15 Lincoln Street • (207) 344-1000

Tuesday, July 26th (B,D)

This is Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park day. After our Hampton Inn breakfast, we travel to Mt. Desert Island and Acadia National Park. In Bar Harbor village you will have free time for shopping, lunch on your own, and walking along the harbor’s shoreline path. This afternoon a local guide will present a guided tour of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Tremendous coastline views will be seen as we travel the stunning Loop Road to the summit of Cadillac Mountain. Tonight a traditional lobster bake dinner in a casual Bar Harbor setting is included. Landlubbers will be offered alternate menu choices.

 

Wednesday July 27th (B,D)

After breakfast, our morning departure will take us to Boothbay Harbor. We begin first with a 2-1/2 hour scenic Boothbay Harbor cruise on Linekin Bay. Free time in Boothbay Harbor will be available to explore local galleries, boutiques, and plenty of casual restaurants from which to choose for lunch on your own. In the afternoon we visit the Boothbay Railway Village. This 10-acre village represents a turn-of-the 20th-century Maine with old-fashioned filling stations, railroad memorabilia, general store, and red schoolhouse. A ride on the narrow-guage train that circles the village is also included. We end our day in Boothbay Village with a traditional lobster bake dinner at the Village’s 1847 Boothbay Town Hall. Alternate landlubber dinner choices will be available.

Thursday, July 28th (B,D)

After breakfast and check-out of the hotel, today’s sightseeing schedule will be spent touring scenic mid-coast Maine villages. A local guide will be with us as we tour the highlights of Rockland, Rockport and Camden. Hear about the local legends and history of these towns made famous by the movie “Peyton Place”, and a seal named “Andre”. A photo stop atop Mt. Battie in Camden Hills State Park (where the mountains meet the sea) will provide spectacular views of scenic bays and offshore islands. In the classic picture-perfect village of Camden, you will have time for lunch on your own in any of the casual restaurants around a beautiful cove lined with windjammers. After lunch we continue south to Kennebunkport, Maine. We meet a local guide of this area who will provide a narrated tour as we drive past the George Bush estate at Walker’s Point, and learn the legend of the Wedding Cake House. A visit to the seaside Franciscan Monastery with beautiful landscaping, outdoor shrines and chapel is also planned. We continue our southerly travel to nearby Nubble Lighthouse in Cape Neddick for a photo stop of Maine’s southernmost beacon. In York Harbor a classic lobster bake dinner with sing-along entertainment is tonight’s menu. Once again, landlubbers have alternate choices. From York Harbor we say farewell to the state of Maine and proceed to Exeter, New Hampshire. This short 30-minutes drive will take us to our last hotel night at:

HAMPTON INN & SUITES
59 Portsmouth Ave. • (603) 658-5555

Tonight a traditional Maine lobster bake dinner overlooking Hulls Cove is included.

Friday, July 29th (B,)

After breakfast we depart the hotel to begin our return journey to the Albany Amtrak station. Although our trip is coming to an end, we still have time for one more sightseeing stop. We meet a local guide for a narrated riding tour of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A visit to the Strawberry Banke Museum is also included. This 10-acre outdoor living history museum is comprised of more than 30 homes and structures dating from 1695 to 1820. Meet enthusiastic docents in period garb portraying tavern keepers, merchants and artisans. The museum is self-directed for you to wander around, poke into houses, and just explore colonial history for yourself. Free time in historic Portsmouth waterfront will be available for shopping and lunch on your own. We depart Portsmouth in the early afternoon for our 3-1/2 hour drive and return to Albany for our evening departure aboard Amtrak’s “Lake Shore Limited”.

• Depart @ 7:05 PM Train #49 "The Lakeshore Limited"

Saturday, July 30th

• Arrive @ 03:53 AM Clevland Amtrak Lakefront Station (Duration: 8hrs, 48min)
• Arrive @ 6:13 AM Toledo Central Union Station.
(Duration 11hrs, 08min)

**Note ~ Meals on board Amtrak are included when bedroom or roomette
accommodations are purchased on that train. ("Lake Shore Limited")
.


A to Z Travel Center
6917 W. 130th Street, Parma Heights, Ohio 44130
440-888-6666

A deposit of $250.00 per person is required to sign up.
Final payment must be in our office no later than June 17, 2022.


RESERVATIONS ARE ON A FIRST COME/FIRST SERVE BASIS
.

Discounts will apply for early bookings.

Cancellation Policy
The following fees apply when A to Z Travel Center receives a written notice of cancellation.
Greateer than 60 days prior = 20% penalty per guest
* 60-45 days prior = 25% penalty per guest * 44 -15 days prior = 50% penalty per guest.

LESS THAN 14 DAYS PRIOR = NO REFUND

Trip cancellation insurance is available for a small fee. Please call for details.


For more information call Jim @ (440) 888-6666

A to Z Travel Center and/or their employees or agents assume no liability whatsoever with
respect to the trip, and this shall include, but not be limited to any service furnished, transportation,
lodging or other accommodation, food or beverage.

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