13 days in Maine Itinerary

13 days in Maine Itinerary

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Start: Norfolk
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Millinocket
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Camden
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
4
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Kennebunkport
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Taxi:  5 h
End: Norfolk

1
night
Millinocket

Millinocket ©
Millinocket is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States.The population was 4,506 at the 2010 census. On the 1st (Sat), explore the activities along Jerry Pond and then identify plant and animal life at Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Lumberman's Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Millinocket trip builder app.

Norfolk to Millinocket is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, Millinocket is slightly colder than Norfolk - with highs of 78°F and lows of 56°F. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Millinocket

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Patten
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Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument ©
Lumberman's Museum ©
Lumberman's Museum

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Flying Mountain Hiking Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden and Perpendicular Trail. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Echo Lake Beach, stroll around Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park, play a few rounds at Kebo Valley Golf Club, and go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Millinocket to Bar Harbor takes 2.5 hours. August in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Southwest Harbor, Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden, Echo Lake Beach
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Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden ©
Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Flying Mountain Hiking Trail ©
Flying Mountain Hiking Trail

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Shirttail Point, then view the masterpieces at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co, then stop by Jo Ellen Designs, and finally don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Hope Elephants, then grab your bike and head to Passy Rail Trail, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chestnut Street Baptist Church.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Camden trip simple and quick.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Rockland.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Passy Rail Trail, Hope Elephants
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Ducktrap Bay Trading Co ©
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co
Curtis Island Light ©
Curtis Island Light
Chestnut Street Baptist Church ©
Chestnut Street Baptist Church

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA), walk around Harbor Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rockland planning site.

Rockland is just a stone's throw from Camden. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Rockland

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Harbor Park ©
Harbor Park
Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) ©
Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA)

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.
Casco Bay Islands has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sun), head off the coast to Casco Bay Islands, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bissell Brothers Brewing Company, hike along Back Cove Trail, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rising Tide Brewing Company, and finally learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Wadsworth-Longfellow House, then sample the fine beverages at Maine Craft Distilling, and then stroll the grounds of Eastern Cemetery.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portland vacation planning site.

Drive from Rockland to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Casco Bay Islands ©
Casco Bay Islands
Rising Tide Brewing Company ©
Rising Tide Brewing Company
Maine Craft Distilling ©
Maine Craft Distilling

3
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kennebunk Beach and Cape Arundel Golf Club. Get in touch with nature at Mother's Beach and Parsons Beach. There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, appreciate the extensive heritage of Parson's Way, stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique, and go for a walk through Rotary Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kennebunkport online trip builder.

You can drive from Portland to Kennebunkport in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in August, Kennebunkport is a bit cooler at night with lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kennebunk
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Kennebunk Beach ©
Kennebunk Beach
Parsons Beach ©
Parsons Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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