11 days in Boston & Maine Itinerary

11 days in Boston & Maine Itinerary

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11 days in Boston & Maine Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Camden
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, then wander the streets of Waterfront, and finally admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Boston road trip site .

Minneapolis to Boston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Boston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Charles River
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ogunquit Beach and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. Explore Ogunquit's surroundings by going to Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton) and Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, look for gifts at Kittery Trading Post, take an in-depth tour of Strawbery Banke Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Prescott Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip maker site .

Drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ogunquit, with lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Hampton Beach State Park, Kittery Trading Post, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Acadia National Park and Shore Path. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and stroll through Ocean Path.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor vacation site .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, you will find days in Bar Harbor are little chillier (75°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, then enjoy breathtaking views from Penobscot Narrows Bridge, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Knox State Historic Site.

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Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Prospect, Farnsworth Art Museum, Owls Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

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