13 days in Maine Itinerary

13 days in Maine Itinerary

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Bangor
— Few hours
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
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Camden
— 2 nights
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Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights

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Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. On the 30th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Paul Bunyan Statue, then see the interesting displays at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Garden Cemetery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bangor, use our trip itinerary maker.

Washington DC to Bangor is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: high temperatures in Bangor hover around 79°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can take a shuttle to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Bangor

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Paul Bunyan Statue ©
Paul Bunyan Statue

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. When in Bar Harbor, make a side trip to see Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor, approximately Winter Harbor away. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and look for gifts at Bar Harbor Popcorn.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a shuttle from Bangor to Bar Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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Camden

Camden ©
On the 4th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Camden trip maker tool.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

2
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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then stroll around South End Dog Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maine State Aquarium.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

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 out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Nubble Lighthouse (in York), Wells Beach (in Wells) and Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway, Ogunquit Beach, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, walk around Memorial Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company, and explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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