10 days in Maine Itinerary

10 days in Maine Itinerary

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10 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Freeport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Camden
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Denver

2
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Museum-lovers will appreciate Portland Head Light and Panache Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Perkins Cove and Old Orchard Beach. Step out of York to go to Portland and see Portland Museum of Art, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, explore the world behind art at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, and look for gifts at Kittery Trading Post.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip planner.

Denver to York is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to York. When traveling from Denver in July, plan for little chillier days in York, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Freeport.

Things to do in York

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland Head Light, Kittery Trading Post, Old Orchard Beach, Portland Museum of Art
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Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

1
night
Freeport

Freeport ©
Freeport is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Maine Maritime Museum, explore the world behind art at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store, then shop like a local with Georgetown Pottery, and finally hike along Beth Condon Pathway.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Freeport sightseeing planner.

You can drive from York to Freeport in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Freeport

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Beth Condon Pathway, Maine Maritime Museum, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Georgetown Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Maine Maritime Museum ©
Maine Maritime Museum
Bowdoin College Museum of Art ©
Bowdoin College Museum of Art

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Cadillac Mountain and Shore Path. Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and look for gifts at Christmas Spirit Shop.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip planner .

Traveling by car from Freeport to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cadillac Mountain, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stop by Maine State Prison Store, then admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and finally view the masterpieces at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park, then browse the fresh offerings at Beth's Farm Market, and then examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Camden trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Maine State Prison Store, Farnsworth Art Museum, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Beth's Farm Market
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

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