11 days in Maine Itinerary

11 days in Maine Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
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Rockland
— 4 nights
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Ogunquit
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

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Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Visit St. Saviour's Church : and Ship Harbor Nature Trail for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Whopaints Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Bar Harbor side-trips: Schoodic Point (in Winter Harbor) and Catherine Hill Winery (in Cherryfield). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Sand Beach, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, and hike along Gorham Mountain Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor road trip planning website.

Philadelphia to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Rockland

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Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rockland Breakwater Light and Maine Maritime Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Camden Hills State Park and Farnsworth Art Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rockland: Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum (in Port Clyde), Doubling Point Lighthouse (in Arrowsic) and Reid State Park (in Georgetown). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, enjoy the sea views from Owls Head Lighthouse, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and browse the exhibits of Maine Lighthouse Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rockland road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Rockland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Rockland, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Ogunquit

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach, and finally look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, stroll through Short Sands Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Sands Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit route planner.

Traveling by car from Rockland to Ogunquit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. While traveling from Rockland, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ogunquit, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Long Sands Beach
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Wells Beach
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