8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

London
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Rockport
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
London

2
days
Rockport

Rockport is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, then examine the collection at Penobscot Marine Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Knox State Historic Site. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Owls Head Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, then stop by Maine State Prison Store, and finally stop by FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Rockport vacation builder.

London, UK to Rockport is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Rockport, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Rockport sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Rockport

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Owls Head, Rockland, Fort Knox State Historic Site, Cellardoor Winery, Penobscot Marine Museum
Highlights from your plan
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Owls Head Lighthouse

4
days
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Abbe Museum and St Saviour's Episcopal Church. Get outdoors at Great Head Trail and Precipice Trail. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Otter Cliff, stop by FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars, contemplate the waterfront views at Frenchman Bay, and trek along Bubble Rock.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rockport to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island
Otter Cliff
Abbe Museum

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