22 days in Maine Itinerary

22 days in Maine Itinerary

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22 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
1
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kennebunkport
— 5 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

3
nights
Camden

Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maine Lighthouse Museum and Owls Head Lighthouse. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Mount Battie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Camden: Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum (in Port Clyde), Casco Bay (in Portland) and Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse (in South Portland). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Owl's Head State Park, stop by Maine State Prison Store, pause for some photo ops at Andre the Seal Statue, and make a trip to Curtis Island Light.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Camden sightseeing planner.

Birmingham to Camden is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in August, expect Camden to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

South Portland, Port Clyde, Maine State Prison Store, Casco Bay, Owls Head Lighthouse
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum

8
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Little Hunters Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visit Ship Harbor Nature Trail and St. Saviour's Church : for their historical value. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, hike along Gorham Mountain Trail, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip builder .

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park

4
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site and Giant's Stairs Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Boothbay Region Land Trust and Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park. Explore Boothbay Harbor's surroundings by going to Popham Beach State Park (in Phippsburg), Maine Wildlife Park (in Gray) and Reid State Park (in Georgetown). There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and stroll through Pemaquid Beach Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Boothbay Harbor road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bristol, Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, Popham Beach State Park, Giant's Stairs Trail, Maine Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

5
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Visiting Drakes Island Beach and Wells Reserve at Laudholm will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Mother's Beach and Goose Rocks Beach. When in Kennebunkport, make a side trip to see Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, stroll through Gooch's Beach, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Agamenticus.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Kennebunkport sightseeing planner.

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Kennebunkport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Kennebunk, Wells, York
Highlights from your plan
Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus
Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Drakes Island Beach ©
Drakes Island Beach

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