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Star Island Experience Week

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Star Island welcomes guests to visit in late August to take part in the Star Island Experience Week via one of three special packages.

Register online today

Experience Week guests can take part in a variety of activities including:

  • Morning Meditations.
  • Learn about local fishing history and tales of mystery with Isles of Shoals history talks.
  • Nick Page leads guests in island-wide singing workshops.
  • On Tuesday, August 27 at 3 PM, celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
  • Join the Blue Ocean Society for a shore clean-up and learn about keeping the Gulf of Maine clean.
  • Watch a staff talent show in the Oceanic Hotel lobby.
  • Visit the Rutledge Marine Lab to explore Star Island’s natural history every day from 8 AM – 4 PM.
  • See Celia Thaxter’s original pottery and ephemera from Shoals history at the Vaughn Cottage Library and Thaxter Museum from 1-3 PM every day.

The Star Island Experience Week is purposefully planned for people with varying interests seeking a distinct vacation to remember for a lifetime. Register online today to take part in one of these unique 2013 packages.

Star Island Experience Lobby Photo

Rates for the early and late packages start at $382 per person for a double room. The full week package starts at $850 per person for a double room. Room and board rates include transportation aboard scheduled M/V Thomas Laighton ferries out of Portsmouth, housing, and all meals on island.