15 days in Maine & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Maine & Melbourne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Rangeley
— 3 nights
Drive
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Waterville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rockland
— 1 night
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Melbourne
— 6 nights
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Portland — 2 nights

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Harris Farm Cross Country Skiing (in Dayton). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, stop by Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine, and wander the streets of Old Port.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Portland is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in Portland hover around 35°F and lows are around 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Rangeley.
Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Winter Sports
Side Trips

Rangeley — 3 nights

Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. The population was 1,168 at the 2010 census. Explore Rangeley's surroundings by going to Sunday River Ski Resort (in Bethel), Sugarloaf Mountain (in Carrabassett Valley) and Black Mountain of Maine (in Rumford). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Saddleback, stroll through Rangeley Lakes Trails Center, and admire all the interesting features of Height of Land.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rangeley road trip planning website.

You can drive from Portland to Rangeley in 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in February: high temperatures in Rangeley hover around 29°F and lows are around 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Waterville.
Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Waterville — 2 nights

Waterville is a city in Kennebec County of the U.S. state of Maine, United States, on the west bank of the Kennebec River. On the 7th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Mt. Phillip and then fly down the slopes at Titcomb Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Colby College Museum of Art, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Quarry Road Trails, and then experience rural life at Northern Solstice Alpaca Farm.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Waterville tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rangeley to Waterville in 2 hours. Traveling from Rangeley in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Waterville, with lows of 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rockland.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails
Side Trips

Rockland — 1 night

Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum and then fly down the slopes at Camden Snow Bowl.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rockland driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Waterville to Rockland in 1.5 hours. February in Rockland sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 16°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to fly to Melbourne.
Parks · Winter Sports · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Highlights from your trip

Melbourne — 6 nights

Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Port Canaveral), Merritt Island (Helicopter Tours, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, &more) and Cocoa Beach (Ron Jon Surf Shop, Cocoa Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Brevard Zoo, go for a walk through Cocoa Village, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and admire the masterpieces at The Society of the Four Arts.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip site.

You can fly from Rockland to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, taxi, and car. In February, Melbourne is warmer than Rockland - with highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips

Maine travel guide

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Beaches · Lighthouses · Mountains
The Pine Tree State
The easternmost state in New England, Maine features an indented coastline and forested interior, carved eons ago by receding glaciers. Maine includes more lighthouses and quaint resort villages than you could ever hope to explore in a single trip, but the state is also one of the country's most sparsely populated, the majority of its land pristine and uninhabited wilderness. The temperate coastal regions, historically supported by fishing and lobstering, contain most of the state's urban centers and are the most popular spots in the state for holidays. The sea is the focus here, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that water plays an important role in the distinct character of the state, shaping its economy, tourism, cuisine, politics, sports, and art.