11 days in Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont Itinerary

11 days in Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont Itinerary

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11 days in Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Old Orchard Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Hampton
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Burlington
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Little Village Gifts, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then kick back and relax at Sand Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles to Bar Harbor is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Bar Harbor, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Bar Harbor is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Old Orchard Beach.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature 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
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Little Village Gifts ©
Little Village Gifts

2
nights
Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach is a town and census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pine Point Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, then look and learn at Portland Observatory, and finally stop by L.L. Bean Factory Store. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Portland Head Light, admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Old Orchard Beach driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Old Orchard Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Old Orchard Beach are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Old Orchard Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portland, Pine Point Beach, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Marginal Way Walkway and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ogunquit Beach and Wells Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Ogunquit side-trips: Kennebunkport (Compliments & W. Robert Paine Gallery) and Yummies Candy and Nuts (in Kittery). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Abacus, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Uniques and Antiques.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ogunquit trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Old Orchard Beach to Ogunquit in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hampton.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wells, Kennebunkport, Long Sands Beach, Nubble Lighthouse, Yummies Candy and Nuts
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

1
night
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stop by Kittery Trading Post, browse the exhibits of Strawbery Banke Museum, then see the interesting displays at USS Albacore Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hampton trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Hampton in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Hampton

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Kittery Trading Post
Highlights from your plan
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum

2
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Shelburne Farms, see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace, then view the masterpieces at Frog Hollow Craft Center, and finally stop by Lake Champlain Chocolates. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, then take an in-depth tour of Ethan Allen Homestead, and then kick back and relax at North Beach Park.

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Traveling by car from Hampton to Burlington takes 3.5 hours. In July in Burlington, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Shelburne
Highlights from your plan
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms

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