15 days in Maine Itinerary

15 days in Maine Itinerary

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15 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Fargo
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Gouldsboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Freeport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kittery
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Fargo

2
nights
Gouldsboro

Gouldsboro ©
Gouldsboro is a town and municipality in Hancock County, Maine, United States on the Schoodic Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Wild Mountain Man Ray's Chainsaw Show, identify plant and animal life at Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge, and then take in the exciting artwork at Chapter Two Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at US Bells, explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Point, then take in the exciting artwork at Whopaints Gallery, then explore the world behind art at Works of Hand, and finally view the masterpieces at Spring Woods Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gouldsboro sightseeing site .

Fargo to Gouldsboro is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In October in Gouldsboro, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Gouldsboro

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winter Harbor, Hancock, Spring Woods Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chapter Two Art Gallery ©
Chapter Two Art Gallery

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get outdoors at Cadillac Mountain and Ocean Path. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road, see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor journey builder website .

Traveling by car from Gouldsboro to Bar Harbor takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Visit Owls Head Lighthouse and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Battie and Camden Hills State Park. Step out of Camden to go to New Harbor and see Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, shop like a local with Beth's Farm Market, learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Camden online tour planner .

Getting from Bar Harbor to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Freeport.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Owls Head, Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, Farnsworth Art Museum, Beth's Farm Market, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

2
nights
Freeport

Freeport ©
Freeport is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): kick back and relax at Popham Beach State Park, examine the collection at Maine Maritime Museum, and then revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store. Keep things going the next day: get into the urban bustle at Opera House at Boothbay Harbor and then admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Freeport road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Camden to Freeport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kittery.

Things to do in Freeport

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Maine Maritime Museum, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, Popham Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Maine Maritime Museum ©
Maine Maritime Museum

4
nights
Kittery

Kittery ©
Kittery is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Appreciate the collections at Portland Head Light and PANACHE FINE JEWELRY AND ART GALLERY. For shopping fun, head to Kittery Trading Post or Abacus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kittery: Portland (Portland Observatory & Portland Museum of Art) and Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and stroll through Wells Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittery trip planner .

Traveling by car from Freeport to Kittery takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittery

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland, Wells Beach, Old Orchard Beach, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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