13 days in Maine Itinerary

13 days in Maine Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maine journey planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Bangor
— Few hours
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
4
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
5
Portland
— 4 nights

S M T W T F S
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

few
hours
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stephen King's House. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the striking features of Stephen King's House, stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Paul Bunyan Statue.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bangor visit planner.

Washington DC to Bangor is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bangor: highs are around 79°F and lows about 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Bangor

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

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for wildlife, trails, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor day trip website.

Traveling by shuttle from Bangor to Bar Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, then step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maine State Aquarium. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Damariscove Island and then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

Plan a trip to Boothbay Harbor easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Damariscove Island ©
Damariscove Island

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach, browse for treasures at Uniques and Antiques, then take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, then admire the masterpieces at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Abacus, and finally stroll through Ogunquit Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Ogunquit online attractions planner.

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Ogunquit in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Ogunquit sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Flume Gorge (in Franconia), Diana's Baths (in North Conway) and Mt. Washington Auto Road (in Gorham). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Victoria Mansion, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Portland takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September in Portland, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flume Gorge, Portland Head Light, Diana's Baths, Mt. Washington Auto Road
Highlights from your plan
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Mt. Washington Auto Road ©
Mt. Washington Auto Road

Similar plans

14 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Maine BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Boston, Maine & Stockbridge BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 15 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 4 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced
See more plans