14 days in Maine Itinerary

14 days in Maine Itinerary

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14 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kennebunkport
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Exeter

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 Bar Harbor with an excursion to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor--about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, take in the dramatic natural features at Otter Cliff, look for gifts at The Christmas Vacation Shop, and see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip planner.

Exeter, UK to Bar Harbor is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Exeter to Bar Harbor, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Schoodic Point, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail
Otter Cliff ©
Otter Cliff

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Camden: J&P's Farm (in Trenton), Colby College Museum of Art (in Waterville) and The Granite Garden Gallery (in Sullivan). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, stop by French & Brawn Market Place, and do a tasting at Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Camden online day trip planner .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Colby College Museum of Art, J&P's Farm
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Explore Boothbay Harbor's surroundings by going to Maine Maritime Museum (in Bath), Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth) and Bristol (The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam & Pemaquid Point Lighthouse). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, don't miss a visit to rendall Fine Art, and immerse yourself in nature at Popham Beach State Park.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Camden to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boothbay, Bristol, rendall Fine Art, Popham Beach State Park, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

4
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. When in Kennebunkport, make a side trip to see Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, view the masterpieces at W. Robert Paine Gallery, and tee off at Merriland Farms Golf Course.

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Getting from Boothbay Harbor to Kennebunkport by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. October in Kennebunkport sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ogunquit, York, Merriland Farms Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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