21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Bass Harbor
— 1 night
2
Northeast Harbor
— 1 night
3
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
4
Bar Harbor
— 8 nights
5
Owls Head
— 2 nights
6
Newport
— 6 nights

1
night
Bass Harbor

Bass Harbor ©
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Ship Harbor Nature Trail, enjoy the sea views from Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, thenhike along Wonderland Trail, and finally stop by Manset Little Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Perpendicular Trail, thenwalk around Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flying Mountain Hiking Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bass Harbor travel itinerary planner.

Columbia to Bass Harbor is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Columbia in October, with highs in Bass Harbor at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Northeast Harbor.

Things to do in Bass Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Southwest Harbor
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Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse ©
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
Ship Harbor Nature Trail ©
Ship Harbor Nature Trail

1
night
Northeast Harbor

Northeast Harbor ©
Northeast Harbor is a village on Mount Desert Island, located in the town of Mount Desert in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Sea Princess Cruises has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Thu), stroll through Beech Cliff Loop, admire the natural beauty at Asticou Azalea Garden, and then get interesting insight from Sea Princess Cruises.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Northeast Harbor trip planner.

Northeast Harbor is just a stone's throw from Bass Harbor. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Northeast Harbor

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Beech Cliff Loop, Sea Princess Cruises
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Sea Princess Cruises ©
Sea Princess Cruises
Asticou Azalea Garden ©
Asticou Azalea Garden
Beech Cliff Loop ©
Beech Cliff Loop

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Meadow Walk. On the 4th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, thenexplore the striking landscape at Otter Cliff, thentrek along Bubble Rock, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Great Meadow Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): trek along Great Head Trail, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park travel site.

Acadia National Park is just a stone's throw from Northeast Harbor. In October in Acadia National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
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Bubble Rock ©
Bubble Rock
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach

8
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oli's Trolley - Acadia National Park Tour, Parson's Lobster and Seafood Shop, The Chocolate Moose, and other attractions you added. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bar Harbor: Jonathan Fisher House (in Blue Hill) and Camden (High Street Historic District & Mount Battie). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor visit planner.

Bar Harbor is just a stone's throw from Acadia National Park. In October in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Owls Head.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Camden, Jonathan Fisher House, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Oli's Trolley - Acadia National Park Tour ©
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie

2
nights
Owls Head

Owls Head ©
You've now added Owls Head Lighthouse to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Owls Head Lighthouse.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Owls Head travel route site.

You can travel from Bar Harbor to Owls Head in 2.5 hours. October in Owls Head sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Newport.

Things to do in Owls Head

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse

6
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mystic (Mystic Seaport Museum & Mystic Aquarium), Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth) and Plymouth (Plymouth Rock, Plimoth Plantation, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, stop by Thames Glass, contemplate the long history of Fort Adams State Park, and get engrossed in the history at Sandwich Glass Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Owls Head to Newport in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Owls Head in October, with highs in Newport at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Plymouth, Mystic, Sandwich, Shining Sea Bikeway
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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