Discover the enduring appeal of Maine's magnificent coastline, an inspiration for evocative seascape paintings by renowned American artists, during this popular cruise.

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 Portland Head Light, Maine. Credit: Courtesy Maine Tourism Bureau  Painting by Winslow Homer, <i>Weatherbeaten</i>, Portland Museum of Art. Credit: Erin Little, Portland Museum of Art  Gallery at the Portland Museum of Art. Credit: Erin Little, Portland Museum of Art  Gallery at the Portland Museum of Art. Credit: Portland Museum of Art  Winslow Home studio, Portland Museum of Art. Credit: Portland Museum of Art  Andrew Wyeth, <i>Her Room</i>. Credit: Farnsworth Art Museum  N.C. Wyeth, <i>Morris House</i>. Credit: Farnsworth Art Museum  Winslow Homer, <i>Pulling the Dory</i>, circa 1880. Credit: Farnsworth Art Museum  Artist at work in Camden. Credit: Courtesy Maine Tourism Bureau  Bar Harbor, Maine  Traditional decor in Maine  Bar Harbor Shops  Curtis Island Light, Camden  Schooners and breakwater in Rockland. Credit: Courtesy Maine Tourism Bureau  Lighthouse off the coast of Maine  Schoodic area of Acadia National Park, Maine. Credit: Courtesy Maine Tourism Bureau  View from Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park  Portland Head Light

Art Along the Coast of Maine

A Round-trip Cruise from Portland Aboard the 100-guest Independence

9 days from $4,795

Discover the enduring appeal of Maine's magnificent coastline, an inspiration for evocative seascape paintings by renowned American artists, during this popular cruise.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I like the combination of a small cruise ship with the educational aspect of the Smithsonian. The group was small enough to allow everyone to mingle. The emphasis was on art, and it allowed me the opportunity to explore art collections I wouldn't normally have access to. 

- Previous Journeys Traveler

Fascinating experience, good company, enriched by educational component. 

- Previous Journeys Traveler

Breathtaking natural beauty coupled with excellent education regarding American artists who painted in Maine.

- Ken H.

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Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Smithsonian Journeys includes an on-tour Provided Insurance Plan through Travel Guard with the price of your tour. This travel insurance plan includes on-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance. You will receive details on this included insurance with your Tour Confirmation and Tour Bulletins after you book a tour (U.S. Residents only).

In addition, you may want to consider purchasing travel insurance to protect your investment from unforeseen events, such as missed flight connections, lost luggage, and cancelled plans. There are many plans you can consider. For your convenience, you may visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1.800.208.6142 to learn more.