10 days in Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont Itinerary

10 days in Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont Itinerary

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10 days in Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Stowe
— 1 night
Drive:  5​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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Carriage Roads and Bubble Rock. Visit Echo Lake Beach and Little Hunters Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Otter Cliff, hike along Heart of Acadia Loop, stroll through Gorham Mountain Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park travel itinerary planner .

Newark to Acadia National Park is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark in July, expect Acadia National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, then tee off at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, then contemplate the waterfront views at Frenchman Bay, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then hike along Bar Island Trails.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip maker site .

Bar Harbor is just a stone's throw from Acadia National Park. In July, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails

1
night
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, explore and take pictures at Ocean Ave, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kennebunkport trip builder site .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Kennebunkport in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, expect nights in Kennebunkport to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church

2
nights
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get outside with Fisherman's Walk, kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wells Reserve at Laudholm, kick back and relax at Long Sands Beach, and then kick back and relax at Short Sands Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit journey site .

Ogunquit is just a stone's throw from Kennebunkport. In July, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

York Beach, Fisherman's Walk, Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Museum of American Art ©
Ogunquit Museum of American Art
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Short Sands Beach ©
Short Sands Beach

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 17th (Fri), examine the collection at USS Albacore Museum, admire the majestic nature at Odiorne Point State Park, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth tour planner.

Portsmouth is very close to Ogunquit. In July in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Rye
Highlights from your plan
USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Odiorne Point State Park ©
Odiorne Point State Park

1
night
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
On the 18th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Moss Glen Falls, then ski along the peaceful trails at Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center, and then take a memorable drive along Smugglers Notch State Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Stowe trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Stowe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Stowe when traveling from Portsmouth in July, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Moss Glen Falls ©
Moss Glen Falls
Smugglers Notch State Park ©
Smugglers Notch State Park
Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center ©
Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center