14 days in Maine Itinerary

14 days in Maine Itinerary

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14 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kennebunkport
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Echo Lake Beach and Wonderland Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Bar Island Trails and Otter Cliff. Take a break from Bar Harbor with a short trip to Ship Harbor Nature Trail in Bass Harbor, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, walk around Village Green, and stroll through Precipice Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bar Harbor trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Bar Harbor to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, Wonderland Trail
Highlights from your plan
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
Ship Harbor Nature Trail ©
Ship Harbor Nature Trail

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maine Lighthouse Museum and Owls Head Lighthouse. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cellardoor Winery and Penobscot Narrows Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Camden side-trips: Bangor (Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, Stephen King's House, & more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, walk around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, go for a walk through Belfast Harborwalk, and don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Camden road trip planning website .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Camden, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bangor, Owls Head, Belfast Harborwalk, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Penobscot Narrows Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Boothbay Railway Village, then admire the majestic nature at Reid State Park, and then contemplate the long history of The Wilson Memorial Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then admire the majestic nature at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust.

You can plan Boothbay Harbor trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Camden to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boothbay, Reid State Park, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Boothbay Railway Village ©
Boothbay Railway Village
Reid State Park ©
Reid State Park
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

4
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Footbridge Beach and Gooch's Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Ann's Episcopal Church and Compliments. Go for a jaunt from Kennebunkport to Ogunquit to see Abacus about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wells Reserve at Laudholm, stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Agamenticus, and stroll through Kennebunk Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kennebunkport trip planner.

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Kennebunkport in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Wells, Kennebunk, Mount Agamenticus
Highlights from your plan
Kennebunk Beach ©
Kennebunk Beach
Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus

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