16 days in Maine Itinerary

16 days in Maine Itinerary

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Portland
— 3 nights
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Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
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Camden
— 3 nights
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Bangor
— 3 nights
5
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Nubble Lighthouse (in York) and Ogunquit (Perkins Cove, Marginal Way Walkway, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, learn insider's secrets on The Maine Brew Bus, and stop by Old Port.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planning website.

Boston to Portland is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Portland, with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

2
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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, look for gifts at Eventide Specialties, and then stroll around The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Abacus Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Cap'n Fish's Cruises, then visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wilson Memorial Chapel.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip builder site.

Drive from Portland to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Cap'n Fish's Cruises ©
Cap'n Fish's Cruises
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Camden: Sheepscot Links (in Whitefield) and Monhegan Boat Line (in Port Clyde).

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Camden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Camden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Camden are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre
Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre

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Bangor

Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Bangor side-trips: Winter Harbor (Schoodic Point & Whopaints Gallery) and Bar Harbor (Schoodic Peninsula, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, admire the striking features of Stephen King's House, pause for some photo ops at Paul Bunyan Statue, and examine the collection at Cole Land Transportation Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangor trip planner.

You can drive from Camden to Bangor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Bangor, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum

4
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Acadia National Park ©

First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Acadia National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, stroll through Carriage Roads, and take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Acadia National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Bangor to Acadia National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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