22 days in Maine Itinerary

22 days in Maine Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Drive:  37 h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Camden
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Ogunquit
— 7 nights
Drive:  9 h
End: Washington DC

5
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get some cultural insight at St. Saviour's Church : and Wilson Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Little Village Gifts and George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bar Harbor: Ship Harbor Nature Trail (in Bass Harbor), Whopaints Gallery (in Winter Harbor) and Bartlett Maine Estate Winery (in Gouldsboro). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Hunters Beach, and take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor driving holiday planning app.

Washington DC to Bar Harbor is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of subway, flight, bus, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in April, with highs in Bar Harbor at 49°F and lows at 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Castine, Little Hunters Beach, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, Whopaints Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Spas
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Ship Harbor Nature Trail ©
Ship Harbor Nature Trail

5
nights
Camden

Camden
Get some cultural insight at Chestnut Street Baptist Church and General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier. Finnish Church and Heritage House and Penobscot Marine Museum will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Camden: Olson House (in Cushing) and Northport Landing Gallery & Espresso Bar (in Northport).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Camden trip website.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Camden are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thomaston, Finnish Church and Heritage House, Vesper Hill Children's Chapel, Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, Olson House
Highlights from your plan
Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre
Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Penobscot Marine Museum
Penobscot Marine Museum

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Boothbay Region Historical Society Museum and Abacus Gallery. Visit The Wilson Memorial Chapel and Nickels-Sortwell House for their historical value. Explore Boothbay Harbor's surroundings by going to Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (in Lewiston), Split Rock Distilling (in Newcastle) and First Parish Church (in Brunswick). There's lots more to do: stop by Eventide Specialties, listen to music at Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, head off the coast to Damariscove Island, and explore the historical opulence of Castle Tucker.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor driving holiday planning website.

Drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Wiscasset, Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Split Rock Distilling, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, First Parish Church
Highlights from your plan
The Wilson Memorial Chapel ©
The Wilson Memorial Chapel
Castle Tucker ©
Castle Tucker
Nickels-Sortwell House ©
Nickels-Sortwell House

7
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.
Abacus and Woodman Institute Museum will appeal to museum buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Footbridge Beach and Ogunquit Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Ogunquit side-trips: New Castle (Fort Stark State Historic Site & Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse), Children's Museum of New Hampshire (in Dover) and Wood Island Lighthouse (in Biddeford Pool). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Ogunquit Memorial Library, get engrossed in the history at Ogunquit Heritage Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and take in the exciting artwork at Compliments.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip itinerary app.

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 April, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

New Castle, Dover, Kennebunkport, Tributary Brewing, George Marshall Store Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Abacus ©
Abacus
Children's Museum of New Hampshire ©
Children's Museum of New Hampshire

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