13 days in New England Itinerary

13 days in New England Itinerary

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13 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  30​h 30​min
1
Stowe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Boston

1
night
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Birds of Vermont Museum, then contemplate the long history of Ethan Allen Homestead, then take an in-depth tour of Old Red Mill, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spruce Peak at Stowe.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Stowe trip itinerary app .

Boston to Stowe is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Stowe when traveling from Boston in October, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Stowe

Museums Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Old Red Mill, Ethan Allen Homestead, Birds of Vermont Museum
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Birds of Vermont Museum ©
Birds of Vermont Museum
Ethan Allen Homestead ©
Ethan Allen Homestead
Old Red Mill ©
Old Red Mill

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Pemigewasset River, stroll through Artist Bluff Trail, then learn about winemaking at Seven Birches Winery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pemigewasset. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, then see the interesting displays at Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, then hike along Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, and finally appreciate the history behind Pollyanna of Littleton Statue.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln visit planner .

Drive from Stowe to Lincoln in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Lincoln sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Saint Johnsbury, Pollyanna of Littleton Statue, Artist Bluff Trail
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St. Johnsbury Athenaeum ©
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium ©
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
Artist Bluff Trail ©
Artist Bluff Trail

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.
On the 12th (Sat), don't miss a visit to United States Custom House, get a taste of the local shopping with Richard Boyd Art Gallery, examine the collection at Umbrella Cover Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Eastern Cemetery, then do a tasting at Maine Mead Works, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Foundation Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, get your game on at Muse Paintbar, steep yourself in history at Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, then make a trip to Doubling Point Lighthouse, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Rising Tide Brewing Company.

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Traveling by car from Lincoln to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Portland, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Doubling Point Lighthouse, Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum
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Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum ©
Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum
Doubling Point Lighthouse ©
Doubling Point Lighthouse
Maine Mead Works ©
Maine Mead Works

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light, learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, then visit a coastal fixture at Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Beech Hill Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Merryspring Nature Center, then learn about winemaking at Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, then browse the collection at Camden Public Library, and finally look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Camden online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Portland to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Camden sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Beech Hill Reserve, Cellardoor Winery, Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery
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Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Merryspring Nature Center ©
Merryspring Nature Center

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Seal Cove Auto Museum and George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History. Visit St. Saviour's Church : and Egg Rock Light for their historical value. Step out of Bar Harbor with an excursion to Wonderland Trail in Southwest Harbor--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, and trek along Bar Island Trails.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wonderland Trail, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park

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