14 days in Maine Itinerary

14 days in Maine Itinerary

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14 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  7​h 30​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:  2​h
4
Ogunquit
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Appreciate the collections at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Little Village Gifts. Escape the urban bustle at Acadia National Park and Shore Path. Change things up with a short trip to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and cruise along Park Loop Road.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor online holiday maker .

Charlotte to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bar Harbor: highs are around 75°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Schoodic Point
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Owls Head Lighthouse and Farnsworth Art Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Battie and Popham Beach State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Camden: Whopaints Gallery (in Winter Harbor) and Wild Mountain Man Ray's Chainsaw Show (in Hancock). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chestnut Street Baptist Church, learn about winemaking at Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ducktrap Bay Trading Co.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Camden tour builder website .

Getting from Bar Harbor to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Camden sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Owls Head, Popham Beach State Park, Cellardoor Winery, Whopaints Gallery, Farnsworth Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and then view the masterpieces at Abacus Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Maine Maritime Museum, then look for gifts at L.L. Bean Factory Store, then visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip builder site .

Drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boothbay, Maine Maritime Museum, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Maine Maritime Museum ©
Maine Maritime Museum

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nights
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Shop till you drop at Abacus and Panache Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery. Marginal Way Walkway and St. Ann's Episcopal Church will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach), Portland Museum of Art (in Portland) and Compliments (in Kennebunkport). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, examine the collection at Portland Head Light, and look for gifts at Kittery Trading Post.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit trip planning app .

Getting from Boothbay Harbor to Ogunquit by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, Nubble Lighthouse, Portland Museum of Art, Portland Head Light, Wells Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light