10 days in Bar Harbor, Portland & Boston Itinerary

10 days in Bar Harbor, Portland & Boston Itinerary

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10 days in Bar Harbor, Portland & Boston Itinerary

Start: Sunbury
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Sunbury

3
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Egg Rock Light. On the next day, trek along Bar Island Trails, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip planning app .

Sunbury to Bar Harbor is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sunbury in June: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 68°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove and then enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Portland travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Portland sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

South Portland, Old Orchard Beach
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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
Fishing Charters & Tours
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get some cultural insight at Plimoth Plantation and Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum. Let the collections at New England Holocaust Memorial and USS Constitution Museum capture your imagination. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Provincetown (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Herring Cove Beach). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail and stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in June, Boston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Provincetown, Plimoth Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

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