15 days in Maine Itinerary

15 days in Maine Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
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Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
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Ogunquit
— 2 nights
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Kennebunkport
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights

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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. Escape the urban bustle at Wonderland Trail and Eagle Lake Acadia National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bar Island Trails and Dolphin & Whale Watching. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company, walk around Agamont Park, and go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Washington DC to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails

3
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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Visiting Reid State Park and Boothbay Region Land Trust will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Cellardoor Winery and Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Boothbay Harbor side-trips: Giant's Stairs Trail (in Bailey Island) and Camden (Curtis Island Light & Mount Battie). It doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Burnt Island Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor trip planning app.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site ©
Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the striking features of Ogunquit Memorial Library, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then take an in-depth tour of Ogunquit Heritage Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Abacus, look for gifts at Harbor Candy Shop, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Ogunquit route builder tool.

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Ogunquit in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Ogunquit

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

2
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Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique, take in the exciting artwork at Compliments, stroll through Parsons Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Drakes Island Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Sanctuary and then play a few rounds at Merriland Farms Golf Course.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kennebunkport trip site.

Kennebunkport is very close to Ogunquit. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Drakes Island Beach ©
Drakes Island Beach
Parsons Beach ©
Parsons Beach
East Point Sanctuary ©
East Point Sanctuary

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Casco Bay, then take a memorable tour with Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Back Cove Trail. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Eastern Promenade Trail, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Portland day trip app.

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Portland in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Casco Bay ©
Casco Bay
Eastern Promenade Trail ©
Eastern Promenade Trail
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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