11 days in Cape Cod & Maine Itinerary

11 days in Cape Cod & Maine Itinerary

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11 days in Cape Cod & Maine Itinerary

Start: Wilmington
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
1
Hyannis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
4
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Freeport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Wilmington


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2
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatham Pier and Fish Market, steep yourself in history at Mayflower II, then pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock, and finally stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Hyannis online travel planner .

Wilmington to Hyannis is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, Hyannis is slightly colder than Wilmington - with highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chatham, Plymouth, Nauset Beach, Antiques Center of Yarmouth, Shining Sea Bikeway
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Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock
Antiques Center of Yarmouth ©
Antiques Center of Yarmouth

2
nights
Provincetown

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach, do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Race Point Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and then kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Provincetown holiday planner.

You can drive from Hyannis to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Marconi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

1
day
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, stop by Bar Harbor Popcorn, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip builder tool .

Getting from Provincetown to Bar Harbor by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Provincetown in July, Bar Harbor is slightly colder at night with lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Cadillac Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Bar Harbor Popcorn ©
Bar Harbor Popcorn

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stop by Maine State Prison Store, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and finally view the masterpieces at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Camden trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Freeport.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Maine State Prison Store, Cellardoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co ©
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co

2
nights
Freeport

Freeport ©
Freeport is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fort Popham State Historic Site, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Popham Beach State Park, and then revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island, pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and then enjoy the sea views from Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Freeport day trip planning website .

Drive from Camden to Freeport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Freeport can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Freeport

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Phippsburg, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, Cabbage Island
Highlights from your plan
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
The Wilson Memorial Chapel ©
The Wilson Memorial Chapel
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and finally browse for treasures at Uniques and Antiques. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse and then look for gifts at Kittery Trading Post.

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You can drive from Freeport to Ogunquit in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Kittery Trading Post, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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