8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Detroit
bus + Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
Stowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Detroit

1
day
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Stowe trip itinerary app .

Detroit to Stowe is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Detroit in September, Stowe is a bit cooler at night with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Stowe

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Shelburne Museum, Church Street Marketplace
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace

1
day
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Ledge.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read North Conway trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Stowe to North Conway in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Stowe in September, North Conway is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in North Conway

#Nature, #Parks
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Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

3
days
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get outdoors at Shore Path and Ocean Path. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Saviour's Church : and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, cruise along Park Loop Road, look for gifts at The Christmas Vacation Shop, and don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Bar Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
days
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, examine the collection at Portland Head Light, and then take a stroll through Old Port.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Portland are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Portland Head Light, Old Orchard Beach
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Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Old Port ©
Old Port
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

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