17 days in Maine Itinerary

17 days in Maine Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 6 nights
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Boothbay Harbor
— 4 nights
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Ogunquit
— 6 nights

6
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Cadillac Mountain and Sand Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Winter Harbor (Winter Harbor 5&10, Whopaints Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, and trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor road trip planning website.

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, Bar Harbor is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor
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Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

4
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Farnsworth Art Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Popham Beach State Park and Mount Battie. Venture out of the city with trips to Rockland Breakwater Light (in Rockland), Reid State Park (in Georgetown) and Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery (in Union). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Cabbage Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

Plan trip to Boothbay Harbor with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rockland, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, Reid State Park, Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery
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Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

6
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.
Visit Ogunquit Beach and Long Sands Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some historical perspective at Marginal Way Walkway and Portland Head Light. Change things up with these side-trips from Ogunquit: Portland (Portland Observatory, Allagash Brewing Company, &more) and Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, stop by When Pigs Fly Company Store, and get outside with Fisherman's Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit travel planner.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Ogunquit takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Portland, York, Wells, Kittery, Portland Head Light
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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