15 days in Maine Itinerary

15 days in Maine Itinerary

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15 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Hamilton, Bermuda
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Portland
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Hamilton, Bermuda

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. When in Bar Harbor, make a side trip to see Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor, approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Acadia National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Path, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor holiday builder app .

Hamilton, Bermuda to Bar Harbor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Hamilton to Bar Harbor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Hamilton in October; daily highs in Bar Harbor reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Schoodic Point, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Camden side-trips: Colby College Museum of Art (in Waterville) and Prospect (Fort Knox State Historic Site & Penobscot Narrows Bridge). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, look for gifts at Owl and Turtle Bookshop, examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Camden holiday app .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Camden sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Prospect, Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, Farnsworth Art Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Owls Head Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boothbay Harbor: Bristol (The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam & Pemaquid Point Lighthouse), Rockland Breakwater Light (in Rockland) and Maine Maritime Museum (in Bath). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with Georgetown Pottery, step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island, and identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Boothbay Harbor journey planning tool .

You can drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bristol, Georgetown Pottery, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Maine Maritime Museum, Rockland Breakwater Light
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

4
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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 Ogunquit (Ogunquit Beach, Perkins Cove, & more) and Kennebunkport (St. Ann's Episcopal Church & Compliments). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Portland Head Light, stop by L.L. Bean Factory Store, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, and explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary website .

Getting from Boothbay Harbor to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Kennebunkport, Portland Head Light, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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