12 days in Maine Itinerary

12 days in Maine Itinerary

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12 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
1
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Camden
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Philadelphia

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kittery Trading Post and Panache Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery. You'll get in some beach time at Ogunquit Beach and Wells Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ogunquit: Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach), Portland (Portland Museum of Art & Allagash Brewery) and W. Robert Paine Gallery (in Kennebunkport). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Sands Beach, view the masterpieces at Abacus, and get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ogunquit travel planner .

Philadelphia to Ogunquit is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, Ogunquit is little chillier than Philadelphia - with highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Portland, W. Robert Paine Gallery, Wells Beach, Kittery Trading Post, Long Sands Beach
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 11th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Abacus Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and then get some fabulous bargains at L.L. Bean Factory Store. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Boothbay Farmers' Market, enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and finally head off the coast to Cabbage Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip maker .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Boothbay Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Boothbay, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, L.L. Bean Factory Store
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island

4
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 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor driving holiday website .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, then examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then appreciate the history behind Andre the Seal Statue, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Camden trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Farnsworth Art Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Andre the Seal Statue, Maine State Prison Store
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

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