The Whites and the Water


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  • 7 Days
  • 2024 DatesJune-Sept
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
The Whites and the Water

Tour Overview

Combining two of New England’s iconic destinations, The White Mountains and Acadia National Park this tour offers enthusiastic hikers a chance to experience some of the best hikes in New England.

What's Included

  • Six Nights Lodging
  • 6 Dinners, 6 Lunches, 6 Breakfasts
  • Hotel, Meal and Activity Gratuities
  • Experienced Leaders
  • Van Transport
  • Snacks and Beverages
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Souvenier Waterbottle and T-Shirt


  • Hike in the Presidential Range of New Hampshire
  • Explore Acadia National Park
  • See the sunrise from the top of Cadillac Mountain
  • Enjoy fresh seafood

Pick Up/Drop Off

Portland, Maine (PWM)

2024 Dates

June 16-22
September 15-21


$3595.00 per person

Single Supplement $900.00


Day 1Arethusa Falls

Guides pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Portland, Maine for the transfer to the White Mountains of New Hampshire.  Today you visit the stunning Arethusa Falls, the tallest waterfall in the White Mountains. An easy hike along a stream starts your weeklong adventure.

Day 2Hiking Crawford Notch

Located in the heart of Crawford Notch, Mt. Tom offers nice views of the surrounding mountains and the Pemigewasset Wilderness.

Day 3Hiking Caribou Mountain

Situated on the Maine/New Hampshire border, the Mahoosuc Mountains are the part of the White Mountains that extend into Maine. Today’s hike of Caribou Mountain offers hardwood forests, several waterfalls, and stunning view from the top.

  • Hiking: 8.8 miles, 515 meters elevation gain
  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
  • Lodging: The Bethel Inn

Day 4 The Appalachian Trail

Today we hike along the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy a 7-mile hike along the AT passing mountains ponds and across summits. The optional hike to Table Rock offers one of the best views in Western Maine.

  • Hiking: 6.8 miles 818 metes elevation gain
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Lodging: The Bethel Inn

Day 5 To Acadia National Park via the Gulf Hagas

Today you transfer across the State of Maine to Acadia National Park. The 5-hour drive is broken up by a visit to Gulf Hagas, called the Grand Canyon of the Northeast. Gulf Hagas is a gentle walk along the rim of a canyon carved through granite.

  • Hiking: 6 miles minimal elevation gain
  • Meals, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Lodging: The Inn on Mt Desert

Day 6 Hiking Acadia National Park

The twin peaks of Sargent and Penobscot Mountains are today’s conquests. Located in the heart of Acadia National Park, the hike of these two summits spends much of the day on a ridgeline with views of the ocean and Acadia National Park.

  • Hiking: 4.5 miles  400 meters elevation gain
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Lodging: The Inn on Mt Desert

Day 7 Cadillac Mountain

The highest point on the Eastern Seaboard between Maine and Brazi, Cadillac is the 1st place in America to see the sunrise.  We shuttle up to catch the sunrise before a leisurely hike down and a noon departure for Portland

  • Hiking 3.5 miles 466 meters elevation gain
  • Meals: Breakfast


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