15 days in Maine Itinerary

15 days in Maine Itinerary

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15 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  5​h
1
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Rockland
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
4
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
6
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark

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.
Ogunquit is known for historic sites, beaches, nature, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach, stroll around Ogunquit Dog Park, and view the masterpieces at Abacus.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ogunquit journey website .

Newark to Ogunquit is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in Ogunquit hover around 81°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 29th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, head off the coast to Cabbage Island, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maine State Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then stop by Dirty Bird Pottery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Boothbay Harbor online route planner .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boothbay Harbor in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

2
nights
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, then walk around Harbor Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Rockland Breakwater Light, and finally don't miss a visit to Haynes Gallery. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Owls Head Lighthouse, examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Finnish Church and Heritage House.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rockland trip website .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Rockland in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Boothbay Harbor in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rockland: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Camden.

Things to do in Rockland

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head, Finnish Church and Heritage House, Haynes Gallery, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 2nd (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park, do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Camden trip itinerary maker website .

Camden is just a short distance from Rockland. In August in Camden, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Cellardoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Acadia National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor road trip planning site .

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Schoodic Point
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

3
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Indian Point Blagden Preserve, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, and then trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Acadia National Park tour itinerary planning app .

Acadia National Park is very close to Bar Harbor. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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