10 days in Maine Itinerary

10 days in Maine Itinerary

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10 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Rockport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church and then kick back and relax at Mother's Beach. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Maine-ly Drizzle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach, and then kick back and relax at Parson's Beach.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kennebunkport trip planner .

New York City to Kennebunkport is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, Kennebunkport is slightly colder at night with lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kennebunk, Wells Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church

2
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Sands Beach, and then look for gifts at Kittery Trading Post.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the York trip itinerary site .

York is just a stone's throw from Kennebunkport. Traveling from Kennebunkport in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in York, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in York

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Kittery Trading Post
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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 20th (Tue), kick back and relax at Old Orchard Beach, revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store, and then wander the streets of Old Port. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pine Point Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

You can drive from York to Portland in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Portland sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rockport.

Things to do in Portland

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scarborough, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Portland Head Light, Old Orchard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Old Port ©
Old Port

1
night
Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): experience rural life at Aldermere Farms, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rockport trip planning app .

Getting from Portland to Rockport by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rockport, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Rockport

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Cellardoor Winery, Mount Battie
Highlights from your plan
Aldermere Farms ©
Aldermere Farms
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Shore Path and Sand Beach. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road, stroll through Little Hunters Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor road trip planning website .

Getting from Rockport to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach

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