27 days in Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

27 days in Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

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New Harbor
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New Harbor — 13 nights

New Harbor is a small coastal village in the town of Bristol, in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum and Boothbay Railway Village. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Reid State Park and Popham Beach State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Harbor: Fort Popham State Historic Site (in Phippsburg), Swan Island Wildlife Management Area (in Richmond) and Boothbay Harbor (Food Tours, Boothbay Region Historical Society Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castle Tucker, visit a coastal fixture at Burnt Island Lighthouse, admire the masterpieces at Olson House, and get engrossed in the history at Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Harbor trip planner.

Durham to New Harbor is an approximately 13.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Durham in June, expect New Harbor to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Lincolnville.
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Lincolnville — 13 nights

Lincolnville is a town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Maine Lighthouse Museum and General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier. You'll explore and learn at Sail Power and Steam Museum and Owls Head Transportation Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Lincolnville: Owls Head (Birch Point Beach State Park, Owls Head Lighthouse, &more), Rockland (Snow Marine Park & Rockland Breakwater Light) and Fort Point Lighthouse (in Stockton Springs). And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Samoset Resort Golf Course, browse the collection at Camden Public Library, go for a walk through Belfast Harborwalk, and take a stroll through High Street Historic District.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lincolnville vacation maker tool.

You can drive from New Harbor to Lincolnville in 1.5 hours. When traveling from New Harbor in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Lincolnville, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive back home.
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