11 days in Maine Itinerary

11 days in Maine Itinerary

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11 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Tampa

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.
Get in touch with nature at Ogunquit Beach and Wells Beach. Family-friendly places like Old Orchard Beach and Maine Wildlife Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Kennebunkport (Compliments & St. Ann's Episcopal Church) and Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Perkins Cove). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, and sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portland online road trip planner .

Tampa to Portland is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampa in July, things will get little chillier in Portland: highs are around 79°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Kennebunkport, Wells Beach, Maine Wildlife Park, Portland Head Light
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park

1
night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stop by Dirty Bird Pottery, identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and then admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Boothbay Harbor trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Portland to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Camden trip planner .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Camden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Boothbay Harbor in July, expect nights in Camden to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Farnsworth Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

5
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bring the kids along to Sand Beach and Mount Desert Island Oceanarium. Get in touch with nature at Acadia National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole, and take a peaceful walk through Indian Point Blagden Preserve.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor itinerary planner .

Getting from Camden to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
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Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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