14 days in Maine Itinerary

14 days in Maine Itinerary

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14 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Asheville
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Asheville

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Village Gifts as well as George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bar Harbor: Chipman's Wharf (in Milbridge), Winter Harbor (Whopaints Gallery & Schoodic Point) and Ship Harbor Nature Trail (in Bass Harbor). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, take an in-depth tour of Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, look for gifts at Sherman's Books & Stationery, and explore and take pictures at Park Loop Road.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor tour planner .

Asheville to Bar Harbor is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Asheville in April: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 49°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Winter Harbor, Acadia National Park, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, Chipman's Wharf, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. You've added Starbird, Owl and Turtle Bookshop, The Smiling Cow, and other attractions to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory (in Prospect) and Colby College Museum of Art (in Waterville). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co, examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place, and take an in-depth tour of Belfast Historical Society & Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Camden day trip planning site .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Camden are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Owls Head Transportation Museum, Colby College Museum of Art, Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory, Farnsworth Art Museum, Belfast Historical Society & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co ©
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co
Colby College Museum of Art ©
Colby College Museum of Art
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Abacus Gallery as well as Eventide Specialties. Explore Boothbay Harbor's surroundings by going to Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (in Bristol), rendall Fine Art (in Wiscasset) and Rockland Breakwater Light (in Rockland). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, look for gifts at Dirty Bird Pottery, visit a coastal fixture at Burnt Island Lighthouse, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maine State Aquarium.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor route tool .

You can drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Maine State Museum, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, rendall Fine Art, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Rockland Breakwater Light
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Burnt Island Lighthouse ©
Burnt Island Lighthouse
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 5th Maine Museum, Bull Moose Music, Fort Gorges, and other attractions you added. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Boston (Faneuil Hall Marketplace, North End, & more) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, examine the collection at Portland Head Light, and take a stroll through Old Port.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Portland road trip planner .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Portland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Boston, Marginal Way Walkway, Nubble Lighthouse, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
North End ©
North End
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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