14 days in Maine Itinerary

14 days in Maine Itinerary

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14 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Winter Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Houston

1
night
Winter Harbor

Winter Harbor ©
Not to be confused with Winter Harbor, Maine the former name of Biddeford PoolWinter Harbor is a town on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): cruise along Schoodic National Scenic Byway, look for all kinds of wild species at Frenchman Bay Conservancy, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Winter Harbor trip website .

Houston to Winter Harbor is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, Winter Harbor is colder than Houston - with highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Winter Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Frenchman Bay Conservancy
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Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Frenchman Bay Conservancy ©
Frenchman Bay Conservancy
Schoodic National Scenic Byway ©
Schoodic National Scenic Byway

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 out of the city life by going to Cadillac Mountain and Shore Path. Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor route planner.

Traveling by car from Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor takes an hour. May in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and then wander the streets of High Street Historic District. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by French & Brawn Market Place, then admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Beech Hill Reserve, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hope Elephants.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Camden trip maker site .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hope Elephants, Beech Hill Reserve, Farnsworth Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Beech Hill Reserve ©
Beech Hill Reserve

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and then look for gifts at Dirty Bird Pottery. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Georgetown Pottery, then deepen your understanding at Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island, and then head off the coast to Cabbage Island.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Camden to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island, Georgetown Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island ©

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Perkins Cove and Wells Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ogunquit: Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach) and Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Panache Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ogunquit itinerary planner .

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 May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Orchard Beach, Wells Beach, Nubble Lighthouse, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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