13 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine, New York City & Columbus Itinerary

13 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine, New York City & Columbus Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
2
Mount Desert
— 1 night
3
New York City
— 6 nights
4
Columbus
— 3 nights

2
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Keep things going the next day: trek along Gorham Mountain Trail, trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

You can plan Acadia National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Washington DC to Acadia National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect Acadia National Park to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Mount Desert.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

1
night
Mount Desert

Mount Desert ©
Mount Desert is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 4th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden, thenadmire the natural beauty at Asticou Azalea Garden, and then examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Desert online route planner.

Mount Desert is very close to Acadia National Park. In June in Mount Desert, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Mount Desert

Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Asticou Azalea Garden ©
Asticou Azalea Garden
Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden ©
Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and stop by Times Square.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Mount Desert to New York City with the Route module. In June, New York City is a bit warmer than Mount Desert - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

3
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Logan (Old Man's Cave, Ash Cave, &more) and Dayton (National Museum of the US Air Force & Carillon Historical Park). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Inniswood Metro Gardens, contemplate the long history of Kelton House Museum & Garden, examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and walk around Schiller Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus route tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Columbus takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Logan, Dayton, Inniswood Metro Gardens
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Rockhouse ©
Rockhouse
Inniswood Metro Gardens ©
Inniswood Metro Gardens

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