13 days in Maine Itinerary

13 days in Maine Itinerary

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13 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Wiscasset
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ogunquit
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Charleston

3
nights
Wiscasset

Wiscasset ©
Wiscasset is a town in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Maine, in the United States. Visiting Popham Beach State Park and Beth Condon Pathway will get you outdoors. Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and The Wilson Memorial Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Battie (in Camden), Cellardoor Winery (in Lincolnville) and Maine State Prison Store (in Thomaston). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sandy Point Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and get engrossed in the history at Nickels-Sortwell House.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Wiscasset itinerary builder site .

Charleston to Wiscasset is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Charleston in September, expect Wiscasset to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Wiscasset

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yarmouth, Mount Battie, Popham Beach State Park, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Maine State Prison Store
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Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Ogunquit Beach and Drakes Island Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Marginal Way Walkway and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ogunquit: Kittery (Seapoint Beach & Just Us Chickens Gallery), Parsons Beach (in Kennebunk) and Fortunes Rocks Beach (in Biddeford). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach and stroll through Moody Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Ogunquit driving holiday website .

You can drive from Wiscasset to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Wells, Kittery, Fortunes Rocks Beach, Pine Point Beach, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

5
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get in touch with nature at Acadia National Park and Carriage Roads. Head to Mount Desert Island Farmers Markets and The Christmas Vacation Shopfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Bar Harbor with an excursion to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Schoodic Point
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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