16 days in Maine Itinerary

16 days in Maine Itinerary

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16 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
1
Kennebunkport
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bristol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Detroit

5
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. You've now added Maine Wildlife Park to your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: Ogunquit Beach and Old Orchard Beach. Head to Kittery Trading Post and Settlers Greenfor plenty of shopping. Explore Kennebunkport's surroundings by going to Kancamagus Highway (in North Conway) and Spoiled Rotten (in Ogunquit). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and stop by Maine-ly Drizzle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kennebunkport vacation trip planner.

Detroit to Kennebunkport is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Detroit in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kennebunkport, with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bristol.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, North Conway, Old Orchard Beach, Maine Wildlife Park, Kittery Trading Post
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

2
nights
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cabbage Island, Schooner Eastwind and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Maine Maritime Museum and then head off the coast to Cabbage Island.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bristol travel planner.

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Bristol in 2 hours. In September in Bristol, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Camden.

Things to do in Bristol

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Boothbay Harbor, Maine Maritime Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island
Schooner Eastwind ©
Schooner Eastwind
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light, do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Camden vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Camden takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Camden are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cellardoor Winery, Farnsworth Art Museum, Maine State Prison Store
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

5
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You've added Islander Half-Day Fishing Trips, Acadia Outfitters, Beer Tastings & Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Visiting Mount Desert Island and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Christmas Vacation Shop and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Saviour's Episcopal Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor custom trip planner.

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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