10 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

10 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Drive
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Winter Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive to Bangor International Airport, Fly to Jacksonville

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 5 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for parks, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shore Path, contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, hike along Ocean Path, and make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor planning site.

Jacksonville to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Jacksonville in June: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Winter Harbor.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Side Trips

Winter Harbor — 4 nights

Not to be confused with Winter Harbor, Maine the former name of Biddeford PoolWinter Harbor is a town on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Explore Winter Harbor's surroundings by going to West Quoddy Head Light (in Lubec), Frenchman Bay Conservancy (in Hancock) and The Granite Garden Gallery (in Sullivan). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point, stop by Winter Harbor 5&10, stroll through Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, and do a tasting at Catherine Hill Winery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Winter Harbor route maker.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Winter Harbor in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Winter Harbor are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips

DownEast and Acadia Maine travel guide

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Hiking Trails · Mountains · Geologic Formations