14 days in Maine Itinerary

14 days in Maine Itinerary

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14 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h
1
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lubec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Camden journey planner .

Detroit to Camden is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Detroit in August: high temperatures in Camden hover around 74°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, Maine State Prison Store, Colby College Museum of Art, Owls Head Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and stroll through Great Head Trail.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip maker site .

Drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lubec.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden, Schoodic Point
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island

2
nights
Lubec

Lubec ©
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll through Cobscook Bay, then enjoy the sea views from West Quoddy Head Light, and then admire the majestic nature at Quoddy Head State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Lost Fishermen's Memorial, then examine the collection at McCurdy Smokehouse Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jasper Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bog Brook Cove Preserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lubec trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Lubec takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lubec can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Lubec

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cobscook Bay, Jasper Beach
Highlights from your plan
Quoddy Head State Park ©
Quoddy Head State Park
West Quoddy Head Light ©
West Quoddy Head Light
Bog Brook Cove Preserve ©
Bog Brook Cove Preserve

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island and then admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Dirty Bird Pottery, visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Boothbay Farmers' Market, and finally identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Lubec to Boothbay Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boothbay, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

3
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: Popham Beach State Park (in Phippsburg), Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and St. Ann's Episcopal Church (in Kennebunkport). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Portland Head Light, explore the landscape on two wheels at Spring Point Shoreway, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, and work some fitness into your day at Greenbelt Walkway.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Boothbay Harbor to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September in Portland, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Portland, Nubble Lighthouse, Sandy Point Beach, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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