15 days in Maine's Lakes & Mountains Itinerary

15 days in Maine's Lakes & Mountains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maine's Lakes & Mountains travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Bangor International Airport, Drive to Rangeley
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Rangeley
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bethel
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lewiston
— 5 nights
Drive to Portland International Jetport, Fly to Newark

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Rangeley

— 3 nights
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. The population was 1,168 at the 2010 census. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rangeley: Stanley Museum (in Kingfield), Titcomb Mountain (in Farmington) and Carrabassett Valley (Sugarloaf Mountain & Sugarloaf Golf Club). There's lots more to do: stroll through Saddleback, fly down the slopes at Rangeley Lakes Trails Center, immerse yourself in nature at Rangeley Lake State Park, and take a memorable drive along Height of Land.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rangeley road trip app.

Newark to Rangeley is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Newark in December: high temperatures in Rangeley hover around 32°F and lows are around 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bethel.

Things to do in Rangeley

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Bethel

— 6 nights
Bethel is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. Explore Bethel's surroundings by going to Bridgton (Pondicherry Park, Shawnee Peak, &more), Rumford (Rumford Falls & Black Mountain of Maine) and High View Farm (in Harrison). The adventure continues: stroll through Sunday River Ski Resort, admire the majestic nature at Grafton Notch State Park, glide through natural beauty at Carter's X-C Ski Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Will Walking Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bethel driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Rangeley to Bethel takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°F, and evening lows to 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Bethel

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Lewiston

— 5 nights
Lewiston is the second largest city in Maine and the most central city in Androscoggin County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lewiston: Oxford Casino (in Oxford), Maine Wildlife Park (in Gray) and New Gloucester (Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Thompson's Orchards, &more). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Baxter Brewing Company, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary, and admire the masterpieces at Bates College Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lewiston road trip planning app.

Getting from Bethel to Lewiston by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lewiston are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lewiston

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips