17 days in Maine Itinerary

17 days in Maine Itinerary

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17 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Ogunquit
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
End: New York City

6
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

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 Cadillac Mountain and Shore Path. Explore Bar Harbor's surroundings by going to Winter Harbor (Winter Harbor 5&10, Whopaints Gallery, & more). There's much more to do: stroll through Ocean Path, explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Peninsula, hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip planner .

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Bar Harbor at 75°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor
Highlights from your plan
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. Get outdoors at Popham Beach State Park and Mount Battie. Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and The Wilson Memorial Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Boothbay Harbor side-trips: Reid State Park (in Georgetown), Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery (in Union) and Rockland (Rockland Breakwater Light & Farnsworth Art Museum). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Cabbage Island and admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rockland, Boothbay, Popham Beach State Park, Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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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 Old Orchard Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Perkins Cove and Short Sands Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth) and Portland (Portland Observatory, Allagash Brewing Company, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach, and sample the tasty concoctions at Tributary Brewing.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit online journey 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. In July, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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