10 days in Maine Itinerary

10 days in Maine Itinerary

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10 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Asheville
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rockland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kennebunk
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Asheville

2
nights
Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert

Northeast Harbor ©
Northeast Harbor is a village on Mount Desert Island, located in the town of Mount Desert in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Great Head Trail and Heart of Acadia Loop. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Asticou Azalea Garden and Atlantic Brewing Company. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, walk around Agamont Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Northeast Harbor day trip planning website .

Asheville to Northeast Harbor is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Asheville in August, expect Northeast Harbor to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Northeast Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park
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Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Little Hunters Beach ©
Little Hunters Beach

3
nights
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Southwest Harbor ©
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wonderland Trail and Perpendicular Trail. Get outdoors at Echo Lake Beach and Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park. Explore Southwest Harbor's surroundings by going to Winterport Winery (in Winterport) and Blue Hill Co-op Community Market (in Blue Hill). And it doesn't end there: hike along The Bowl Trail, examine the collection at Wendell Gilley Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mansell Mountain.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Southwest Harbor road trip planning website .

Southwest Harbor is just a stone's throw from Northeast Harbor. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Blue Hill Co-op Community Market, Winterport Winery
Highlights from your plan
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail
The Bowl Trail ©
The Bowl Trail

2
nights
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): examine the collection at Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, go for a walk through Belfast Harborwalk, then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and finally look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum, do a tasting at Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light, then walk around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, and finally pause for some photo ops at Andre the Seal Statue.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rockland tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Southwest Harbor to Rockland takes 2 hours. September in Rockland sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kennebunk.

Things to do in Rockland

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Camden, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Belfast Harborwalk, Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, Andre the Seal Statue
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Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum

1
night
Kennebunk

Kennebunk ©
Kennebunk is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk, take in the exciting artwork at Maine Art Hill, then take an in-depth tour of The Brick Store Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Parsons Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kennebunk tour itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Rockland to Kennebunk by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kennebunk

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Fisherman's Walk
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Fisherman's Walk ©
Fisherman's Walk
The Brick Store Museum ©
The Brick Store Museum
Maine Art Hill ©
Maine Art Hill

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