15 days in Maine Itinerary

15 days in Maine Itinerary

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15 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Acadia National Park and Shore Path. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, head outdoors with Osprey, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor itinerary planner .

London, UK to Bar Harbor is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bar Harbor is minus 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bangor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park

1
night
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. On the 8th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Orono Bog Boardwalk, then examine the collection at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Paul Bunyan Statue.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bangor tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Bangor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September in Bangor, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bangor

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Orono Bog Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Orono Bog Boardwalk ©
Orono Bog Boardwalk
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 9th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and then steep yourself in history at High Street Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Owl's Head State Park, see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, and finally look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Camden trip builder tool .

You can drive from Bangor to Camden in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Farnsworth Art Museum, Owl's Head State Park, Maine State Prison Store, Owls Head Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Maine Maritime Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Boothbay Region Land Trust and Cabbage Island. Venture out of the city with trips to The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam (in Bristol) and Rockland Breakwater Light (in Rockland). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Georgetown Pottery, get engrossed in the history at Boothbay Region Historical Society Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Wilson Memorial Chapel.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor holiday app .

You can drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Marginal Way Walkway and Portland Head Light. Get in touch with nature at Perkins Cove and Ogunquit Beach. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Wells Auto Museum in Wells, about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, wander the streets of Old Port, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planning app .

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 September in Portland, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Wells Auto Museum, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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