15 days in Boothbay Harbor & Camden Itinerary

15 days in Boothbay Harbor & Camden Itinerary

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15 days in Boothbay Harbor & Camden Itinerary

Start: San Luis Obispo
Fly + foot + bus:  14​h
Boothbay Harbor
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: San Luis Obispo

Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Visit Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Burnt Island Lighthouse for their historical value. Head to Rock Paper Scissors and Avalon Antiques Marketfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Boothbay Harbor side-trips: Bath (Maine Maritime Museum & Bath Farmers Market), Bristol (La Verna Preserve & The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam) and Popham Beach State Park (in Phippsburg). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, view the masterpieces at Abacus Gallery, shop like a local with Georgetown Pottery, and hunt for treasures at Boothbay Farmers' Market.

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San Luis Obispo to Boothbay Harbor is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in May, things will get a bit cooler in Boothbay Harbor: highs are around 64°F and lows about 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boothbay, Bristol, Wiscasset, Bath, Georgetown
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Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light


Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Battie and Camden Hills State Park. For shopping fun, head to Maine State Prison Store or Ducktrap Bay Trading Co. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Camden: Owls Head Lighthouse (in Owls Head), Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum (in Port Clyde) and Belfast (Belfast Historical Society & Museum & United Farmers Market of Maine). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of High Street Historic District, look for all kinds of wild species at Fernald's Neck Preserve, learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Camden online route planner .

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Camden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Boothbay Harbor in June, you will find days in Camden are little chillier (68°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lincolnville, Rockport, Prospect, Rockland, Belfast
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum