12 days in Maine Itinerary

12 days in Maine Itinerary

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12 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rangeley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: London

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Frenchman Bay and Heart of Acadia Loop. Egg Rock Light and St Saviour's Episcopal Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Bar Harbor to go to Southwest Harbor and see Wonderland Trail, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Flying Mountain Hiking Trail, hike along Great Head Trail, and look for gifts at FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Bar Harbor is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bar Harbor is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in March, things will get a bit cooler in Bar Harbor: highs are around 3°C and lows about -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Southwest Harbor, Acadia National Park
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Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail

4
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Popham Beach State Park and Reid State Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site and Owls Head Transportation Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boothbay Harbor: Maine State Museum (in Augusta) and Fawcetts Art/Antiques Toy Museum (in Waldoboro). There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Historic New England Castle Tucker and look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Maine State Museum, Castle Tucker, Fawcetts Art/Antiques Toy Museum, Popham Beach State Park, Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Reid State Park ©
Reid State Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kennebunk Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wells Reserve at Laudholm. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Maine Wildlife Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Casco Bay, and then do a tasting at Maine Mead Works.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Portland vacation builder.

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Portland, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Rangeley.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kennebunk Beach, Wells Reserve at Laudholm, Maine Wildlife Park
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Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Kennebunk Beach ©
Kennebunk Beach

1
night
Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Smalls Falls and then explore and take pictures at Height of Land. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Mooselookmeguntic Lake and then hit the slopes at Sugarloaf Mountain.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rangeley trip builder.

You can drive from Portland to Rangeley in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Portland in April, expect little chillier with lows of -2°C in Rangeley. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rangeley

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sugarloaf Mountain
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Height of Land ©
Height of Land
Smalls Falls ©
Smalls Falls
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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