17 days in Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park Itinerary

17 days in Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park Itinerary

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17 days in Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Acadia National Park
— 14 nights
Drive:  18​h
End: Charleston

1
night
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Little Village Gifts, then stroll through Bar Island Trails, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agamont Park. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Egg Rock Light, sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and finally look for gifts at Bar Harbor Popcorn.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planning site .

Charleston to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, Bar Harbor is little chillier than Charleston - with highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Agamont Park ©
Agamont Park
Atlantic Brewing Company ©
Atlantic Brewing Company
Bar Harbor Popcorn ©
Bar Harbor Popcorn

14
nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Great Head Trail and Echo Lake Beach. Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Precipice Trail, stroll through Gorham Mountain Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, and look for all kinds of wild species at Jordan Cliffs Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Acadia National Park trip planner .

Acadia National Park is just a stone's throw from Bar Harbor. September in Acadia National Park sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Mount Desert Island
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Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Beech Mountain Trail ©
Beech Mountain Trail
Dorr Mountain ©
Dorr Mountain

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