Bicycle Tour de Force of Maine

Date and Time

Friday, September 27, 2019 11:00AM - Sunday, September 29, 2019 6:00PM


Rockland, Maine,
Maine, Southern and Mid-Coast,


Registration is required for this activity. Please contact leader(s).


Buckle your helmet, clip your shoes, turn on your camera, & join us on a tour de force. This is not to rest & relax. Rather, it is to jam pack all the best that Maine has to offer in one weekend: rocky coast, lobster, lighthouses, diners, Bar Harbor, bakeries, Acadia National Park Drive, frigid water dip, & Mt Desert. It will even coincide with Adventure Cycling Association's Bike Your Park Day. We will celebrate our public lands on Saturday with a ride through Acadia National Park. We leave Boston Friday morning to arrive Rockland for early lunch. We start the ride at 12:00 before returning for dinner. Lodging will be in the same location for two nights near Rockland. We travel on Saturday for a tour of Park Drive & Mt Desert, dinner in Bar Harbor, & travel back to sleep. Our final day will bring us to Portland for a lighthouse studded tour, early dinner in downtown Portland, & drive back to Boston. Distances are 50-80km daily at intermediate & advanced options, including the famous carriage gravel roads in Acadia. Reserve your own lodging-we will recommend a group site. Pay as you go for park entrance fees, meals, & other expenses. We drive close to four hours daily-we will help with plan to share a car.

AMC Trip Policy


Adult: $5 member / $5 non-member
*AMC club fees. Participants are responsible for their own lodging, food, & transport. Leaders will recommend lodging with group discount & coordinate group meals. Estimated trip cost is $350 for shared room, meals, & gas.

Click map for driving directions
Mt Desert



Offered By




Nearby AMC Destination

Echo Lake Camp


Intermediate & advanced options available


Adults (18+)


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Mike has been biking since junior high and has been leading rides with the AMC since he moved here in the 1990's. He leads rides from evening rides to local day trips to regional weekends to week long tours in New England and in Tuscany and the Czech Republic for AMCs Adventure Travel Program.