15 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

15 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

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Fly to Bangor International Airport, Drive to Winter Harbor
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Winter Harbor
— 3 nights
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Lubec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 8 nights
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Winter Harbor — 3 nights

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. Explore Winter Harbor's surroundings by going to Great Wass Island Preserve (in Beals), Sullivan (Spring Woods Gallery & The Granite Garden Gallery) and The Bold Coast (in Machias). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Point, take in the awesome beauty at Schoodic Mountain, and stop by Winter Harbor 5&10.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Winter Harbor tour planning website.

Philadelphia to Winter Harbor is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, Winter Harbor is little chillier than Philadelphia - with highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lubec.
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Lubec — 3 nights

Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. Go for a jaunt from Lubec to Machiasport to see Jasper Beach about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from West Quoddy Head Light, browse for treasures at The Clutter Shop Antique and Vintage Desirables, take in the awesome beauty at Klondike Mountain, and examine the collection at McCurdy Smokehouse Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lubec, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Winter Harbor to Lubec in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 8 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for wildlife, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and cruise along Park Loop Road.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Lubec to Bar Harbor in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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