11 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

11 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

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Fly to Bangor International Airport, Drive to Trenton
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Trenton
— 1 night
Drive
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 7 nights
Drive
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Lubec
— 2 nights
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Trenton

— 1 night
Trenton is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States, near Acadia National Park. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Ship Harbor Nature Trail, then stroll around Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park, and then hike along Perpendicular Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wonderland Trail, then visit a coastal fixture at Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Trenton tour site.

Philadelphia to Trenton is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in August, with highs in Trenton at 75°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Trenton

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 7 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bring the kids along to Cadillac Mountain and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Change things up with these side-trips from Bar Harbor: Winter Harbor (Whopaints Gallery, Schoodic Point, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, stroll through Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor online vacation maker.

Bar Harbor is just a short distance from Trenton. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lubec.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Lubec

— 2 nights
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at The Bold Coast, identify plant and animal life at Bog Brook Cove Preserve, then enjoy the sea views from West Quoddy Head Light, and finally appreciate the history behind Lost Fishermen's Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Roque Bluffs State Park and then stroll through Jasper Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lubec road trip planner.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Lubec by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lubec are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lubec

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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