15 days in Maine Itinerary

15 days in Maine Itinerary

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Portland
— 3 nights
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Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
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Camden
— 3 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Nubble Lighthouse (in York), Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway, Ogunquit Beach, &more) and St. Ann's Episcopal Church (in Kennebunkport). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company, see the interesting displays at Maine Jewish Museum, and stroll around Memorial Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portland travel planning site.

Washington DC to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get a bit cooler in Portland: highs are around 79°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Lighthouse
Portland Head Light
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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Boothbay Harbor: Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (in Bristol), Bath (South End Dog Park & Maine Maritime Museum) and Rockland Breakwater Light (in Rockland). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, head off the coast to Cabbage Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and look for gifts at Dirty Bird Pottery.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Boothbay Harbor trip planner.

Getting from Portland to Boothbay Harbor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Camden

Camden ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Camden: Colby College Museum of Art (in Waterville) and Mount Hope Garden Cemetery (in Bangor).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Camden online road trip planner.

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Camden in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mountain
Mount Battie
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Winery / Vineyard
Cellardoor Winery
4.7

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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 Bar Harbor to go to Winter Harbor and see Schoodic Point, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip site.

Getting from Camden to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Schoodic Point
4.8
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Mountain
Cadillac Mountain
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Wildlife Area
Shore Path
4.8

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