17 days in Maine Itinerary

17 days in Maine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Aurora
Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Winter Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
End: Aurora

2
nights
Winter Harbor

Winter Harbor ©
Not to be confused with Winter Harbor, Maine the former name of Biddeford PoolWinter Harbor is a town on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Otter Cliff. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden, identify plant and animal life at Frenchman Bay Conservancy, and then explore and take pictures at Schoodic National Scenic Byway.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Winter Harbor holiday builder tool.

Aurora to Winter Harbor is an approximately 14- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Winter Harbor

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden, Frenchman Bay Conservancy, Otter Cliff
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Winter Harbor 5&10 ©
Winter Harbor 5&10
Otter Cliff ©
Otter Cliff

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for wildlife, trails, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and stroll through Gorham Mountain Trail.

Discover how to plan a Bar Harbor trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Step out of Camden with an excursion to Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory in Prospect--about 48 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Camden road trip planning site.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Camden are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rockland, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory ©
Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boothbay Harbor: Maine Maritime Museum (in Bath), Popham Beach State Park (in Phippsburg) and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (in Bristol). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Cabbage Island, enjoy the sea views from Burnt Island Lighthouse, pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Maine State Aquarium.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor trip planner.

You can drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maine Maritime Museum, Popham Beach State Park, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Ogunquit is known for historic sites, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, view the masterpieces at Abacus, enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach, and stroll through Ogunquit Beach.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ogunquit tour planner.

Getting from Boothbay Harbor to Ogunquit by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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