11 days in Maine Itinerary

11 days in Maine Itinerary

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11 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Winter Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
Winter Harbor

Winter Harbor ©
Not to be confused with Winter Harbor, Maine the former name of Biddeford PoolWinter Harbor is a town on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 5th (Thu), shop like a local with Chapter Two Art Gallery.

Plan my day in Winter Harbor using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

New York City to Winter Harbor is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Winter Harbor at 70°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Winter Harbor

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Chapter Two Art Gallery, The Granite Garden Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Granite Garden Gallery ©
The Granite Garden Gallery

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 10th (Tue), stop by French & Brawn Market Place, then examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then walk around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Camden trip maker website .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Owls Head Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
French & Brawn Market Place ©
French & Brawn Market Place

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 11th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, walk around South End Dog Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): head off the coast to Cabbage Island, then look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and then hunt for treasures at Boothbay Farmers' Market.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boothbay Harbor holiday builder .

Getting from Camden to Boothbay Harbor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boothbay, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, South End Dog Park
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

3
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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Beth Condon Pathway (in Yarmouth), Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and St. Ann's Episcopal Church (in Kennebunkport). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Portland Head Light, wander the streets of Diamond Cove, hike along Westbrook River Walk, and sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Portland day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

South Portland, Nubble Lighthouse, Portland Head Light, Popham Beach State Park, St. Ann's Episcopal Church
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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