Caitlin's 30th Birthday in Maine

Caitlin's 30th Birthday in Maine

Caitlin Curcio

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Acadia National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  15 min
3
Bar Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Kennebunkport
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Camden
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h
End: Philadelphia

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.
You've added Boston Public Garden, Charles River Esplanade, Rose Kennedy Greenway, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): visit Back Bay, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, thenstroll around Boston Common, and finally steep yourself in history at Charlestown Navy Yard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, take a stroll through North End, stroll around Charles River Esplanade, thenget a sense of history and politics at Old State House, and finally stroll around Rose Kennedy Greenway.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary planning tool.

Philadelphia to Boston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Back Bay ©
Back Bay
Old State House ©
Old State House
North End ©
North End

1
day
Acadia National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): trek along Heart of Acadia Loop, thenhike along The Bowl Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Acadia's Birds.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Acadia National Park vacation maker site.

You can fly from Boston to Acadia National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, Acadia National Park is little chillier than Boston - with highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Heart of Acadia Loop ©
Heart of Acadia Loop
Acadia's Birds ©
Acadia's Birds
The Bowl Trail ©
The Bowl Trail

4
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Ocean Path and Frenchman Bay. Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Osprey will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Peninsula, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, learn more about the world around you at George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, and identify plant and animal life at Shore Path.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Bar Harbor is very close to Acadia National Park. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay
Schoodic Peninsula ©
Schoodic Peninsula
Kayaking & Canoeing

few
hours
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stop by Maine-ly Drizzle and then take in the exciting artwork at Compliments.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kennebunkport attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Kennebunkport takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Kennebunkport can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Maine-ly Drizzle ©
Maine-ly Drizzle
Compliments ©
Compliments

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hours
Camden

Camden ©
On the 3rd (Thu), look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place and then don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Camden sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Camden in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kennebunkport in September, expect nights in Camden to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Camden

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
French & Brawn Market Place ©
French & Brawn Market Place
Curtis Island Light ©
Curtis Island Light

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Eastern Prom Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Fort Gorges. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Mackworth Island, sample the tasty concoctions at Bissell Brothers, do a tasting at Cellardoor at The Point, and trek along Back Cove Trail.

Make your Portland itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Camden to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Portland, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mackworth Island
Highlights from your plan
Mackworth Island ©
Mackworth Island
Fishing Charters & Tours
Wadsworth-Longfellow House ©
Wadsworth-Longfellow House

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