14 days in Maine Itinerary

14 days in Maine Itinerary

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14 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  27​h
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway, Perkins Cove, & more). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach, and take a stroll through Old Port.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Portland trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Portland is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Portland to be cooler, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Nubble Lighthouse, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, enjoy the sea views from Burnt Island Lighthouse, and then contemplate the long history of The Wilson Memorial Chapel. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Boothbay Region Historical Society Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then see human ingenuity at work at The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam, and finally stop by Edgecomb Potters.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Boothbay, Bristol, Edgecomb Potters
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Burnt Island Lighthouse ©
Burnt Island Lighthouse

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Explore Camden's surroundings by going to Duck Harbor Mountain (in Isle Au Haut) and Waterville (Quarry Road Trails & Colby College Museum of Art). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and make a trip to Curtis Island Light.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Camden trip planner.

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Camden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Camden, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Waterville, Duck Harbor Mountain, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Farnsworth Art Museum, Cellardoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co ©
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

3
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 these side-trips from Bar Harbor: Bangor (Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, Cole Land Transportation Museum, & more) and Winter Harbor (Winter Harbor 5&10, Schoodic Point, & more). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip planning tool .

Drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Winter Harbor, Bangor, Acadia National Park, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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