10 days in Maine Itinerary

10 days in Maine Itinerary

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10 days in Maine Itinerary

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

2
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.
You've now added Echo Lake Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Perpendicular Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Echo Lake Beach, and then look for gifts at Manset Little Farm. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Beech Cliff Loop, then trek along Beech Mountain Trail, and then trek along Heart of Acadia Loop.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Acadia National Park tour planner .

Newark to Acadia National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Newark in July, with highs in Acadia National Park at 75°F and lows at 58°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Southwest Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Heart of Acadia Loop ©
Heart of Acadia Loop
Beech Cliff Loop ©
Beech Cliff Loop

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bar Island Trails. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mount Desert Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Asticou Azalea Garden and Spas & Wellness. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agamont Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor road trip planning site .

Bar Harbor is just a short distance from Acadia National Park. July in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Northeast Harbor, Cadillac Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Asticou Azalea Garden ©
Asticou Azalea Garden

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 13th (Fri), do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ducktrap River Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and finally stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery, then learn about winemaking at Breakwater Vineyards, and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Camden vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Lincolnville, Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery, Breakwater Vineyards, Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars
Highlights from your plan
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Breakwater Vineyards ©
Breakwater Vineyards
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie

2
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Goose Rocks Beach, stop by When Pigs Fly Company Store, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kennebunkport trip planner.

Getting from Camden to Kennebunkport by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Camden in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Kennebunkport, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, When Pigs Fly Company Store
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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