17 days in Maine Itinerary

17 days in Maine Itinerary

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17 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + foot:  28​h
1
Bar Harbor
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Boothbay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Ogunquit
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

5
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Shore Path and Sand Beach. Step out of Bar Harbor to go to Bass Harbor and see Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and kick back and relax at Little Hunters Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor travel planner .

Sydney, Australia to Bar Harbor is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Bar Harbor at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
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Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fort Knox State Historic Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Pitcher Pond, and then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Camden trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boothbay.

Things to do in Camden

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Knox State Historic Site, Cellardoor Winery
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Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Fort Knox State Historic Site ©
Fort Knox State Historic Site

2
nights
Boothbay

Boothbay ©
Boothbay is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then head off the coast to Cabbage Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Boothbay Farmers' Market, enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and then admire the majestic nature at Popham Beach State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Boothbay driving holiday planning tool .

Drive from Camden to Boothbay in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Popham Beach State Park, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Cabbage Island
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island

4
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.
Marginal Way Walkway and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Ogunquit Beach and Short Sands Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ogunquit: Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach), Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth) and Portland Museum of Art (in Portland). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, kick back and relax at Long Sands Beach, and head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ogunquit attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Boothbay to Ogunquit takes 2 hours. In July in Ogunquit, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

York Beach, Portland Museum of Art, Portland Head Light, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Old Orchard Beach
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach

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