We are a family of 4 with college age kids who enjoy nature, long walks, wildlife, and famous lighthouses of Maine. We will be in the area Sep 1-8. Any advice greatly appreciated
So far following is the plan:
day 1: arrive Portland airport in the morning, rent car, drive coastal road to Camden - hike Mt Beattie, drive to Trenton for lumberjack show at 7 PM. overnight Trenton/Ellsworth
Q: which lighthouses worth visit on this section? is lumberjack show mainly geared to young children?
day 2: drive to Greenville,Moose safari in the evening - overnight greenville
Q any reco about moose safari? should it be boat or land?
day 3: Mt Kineo mossehead lake hike 1/2 day, overnight greenville
Q: any reco about what else is interesting in the area? best place and time to view mt katahdin?
day 4: drive to SW harbor, travel look rood overnight SW harbor
Q: worth seeing along the way?
day 5: Jordan pond hike and another (which one?) overnight SW harbor
Q should we use the island explorer? Is parking available at shuttle bus stops?
day 6: nature boat ride from bar harbor and another 1/2 day hike overnight SW harbor
Q: reco on which boat trip at this time of year, Is the one going into Somes fjord more scenic? reco another short scenic hike
day 7: Schoodic peninsula in the morning, Fort knox in the afternoon overnight SW harbor
day 8: drive to Portland airport for 2:30 PM flight back
Q: anything worthwhile on the way back?
Any reco about best family restaurants to enjoy lobster or any other seafood in the area?
Thank you so much in adavance for all your help