10 days in Maine Itinerary

10 days in Maine Itinerary

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10 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Old Orchard Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hancock
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach is a town and census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Maine, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth) and Ogunquit (Ogunquit Beach, Marginal Way Walkway, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Old Orchard Beach, make a trip to Portland Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, and enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Old Orchard Beach route maker .

Newark to Old Orchard Beach is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in July; daily highs in Old Orchard Beach reach 79°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Old Orchard Beach

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland, Nubble Lighthouse, Portland Head Light, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then contemplate the long history of Farnsworth Art Museum, then get lost in a book at Camden Public Library, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Camden trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Old Orchard Beach to Camden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Old Orchard Beach, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Camden, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hancock.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Owls Head Transportation Museum, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Farnsworth Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

2
nights
Hancock

Hancock ©
Hancock is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and then don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Mount Desert Island Oceanarium, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hancock itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Camden to Hancock by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Hancock, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Hancock

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Schoodic Point
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

3
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Acadia National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, cruise along Park Loop Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole, and trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Acadia National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hancock to Acadia National Park in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Acadia National Park are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©

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