Summer Camp for Adults
Time for a little R&R?
Remember summer camp when you were a kid – swimming, crafts, archery, and the rest? Never got to go to camp? Relax, we’ve got your adult summer camp planned out for you.
(* = admission included with stay.)
Day 1: Wake up to the scent of fresh-brewed coffee! After breakfast, head north on Rt 1 to Popham Beach* for a walk along the ruins of Fort Popham and Fort Baldwin. Collect sand dollars and climb the Fox Islands before heading back toward town for an afternoon at the Maine Maritime Museum*. (For an additional fee the Museum has an excellent boat tour along the Kennebec River where you can spot osprey, bald eagles, seals, sturgeon and lots of lighthouses.) Return to the inn and kick back on the front porch.
Day 2: Back out on the road, today you’re going to Boothbay. You can make a day of it by going down to the harbor for lobster rolls and sightseeing after your stroll through the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens*. Check off some more lighthouses in your guidebook with a drive around Southport Island. Book yourself on a whale watch at the dock in Boothbay Harbor. Or, opt for a clambake on Cabbage Island.
Day 3: Hang out in town today with some shopping and a couple of walk-on adventures* with LL Bean. Call ahead for the best times! Try out kayaking, stand up paddle boarding or archery. You can each experience something different and chat about it over dinner at one of Freeport’s excellent restaurants*.
Day 4: Head 20 minutes south today to Portland for your lobster boat cruise*. This 90 minute tour shows you the ropes (literally) of lobster fishing. Bait the traps, measure the lobsters, see the sights in the harbor. After your cruise wander around in the Old Port. (Any keeper lobsters are for sale on the boat – have them cooked up for you right on the dock!) Back in Freeport make plans for dinner*.
Day 5: Wander around in Freeport shopping for a few hours before going home relaxed and refreshed.
This 5 night package includes the following adventures for the grown up kid in you:
- 5 nights’ accommodations for 2 adults
- Full breakfast each morning
- Afternoon snacks, 24 hour coffee and tea bar
- 2 walk-on adventures at LL Bean (kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, or archery)
- 2 passes for a 90 minute cruise on a working lobster boat
- 2 gift certificates for dinner in Freeport
- 1 state park pass good for one time use at any Maine state park (excludes Baxter)
- 2 passes for Maine Maritime Museum
- 2 passes to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
- 1 copy Guide to Maine’s Lighthouses & Harbors
- All lodging taxes included
Things you never got to try at camp – A really comfortable bed. Air conditioning. A clean shower with lovely towels and amenities.
Extras you may have snuck in, but are now able to enjoy openly – Beer and vodka tasting right here in Freeport at Maine Beer, Gritty’s, Cold River Vodka, Maine Brewing. Nightlife at Buck’s Juke Joint.
If you have fond memories of summer camp, give this adult summer camp vacation a try. Never went to summer camp? Here’s your chance to experience the comfortable version.
See below for rates. Solo package also available, please call for rates. Your wonderful adult summer camp vacation package is available from June through Sept. Call today to reserve: 207-865-9099
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