29 days in Maine Itinerary

29 days in Maine Itinerary

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29 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Camden
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bangor
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Winter Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Lubec
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Boothbay Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

4
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Camden: Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum (in Port Clyde), Colby College Museum of Art (in Waterville) and Mt. Phillip (in Rome). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, contemplate the waterfront views at Megunticook Lake, identify plant and animal life at Beech Hill Reserve, and stroll through Passy Rail Trail.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Camden journey tool .

Atlanta to Camden is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlanta in September, with highs in Camden at 69°F and lows at 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Owls Head Transportation Museum, Maine State Prison Store, Beech Hill Reserve, Jonathan Fisher House, Cellardoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

4
nights
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Bangor side-trips: Borestone Mountain (in Rockwood), Bucksport Waterfront Walkway (in Bucksport) and Moosehead Lake (in Greenville). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, experience rural life at J&P's Farm, take in the dramatic scenery at Moxie Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Allagash Wilderness Waterway.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bangor trip itinerary app .

Getting from Camden to Bangor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Bangor sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Maine, Orono Bog Boardwalk, Blue Hill Mountain, Moosehead Lake, Bucksport Waterfront Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Moosehead Lake ©
Moosehead Lake
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
Borestone Mountain ©
Borestone Mountain

5
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for nature, wildlife, trails, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Acadia National Park, and explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Peninsula.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor driving holiday site .

You can take a bus from Bangor to Bar Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. September in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Winter Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Schoodic Peninsula ©
Schoodic Peninsula

3
nights
Winter Harbor

Winter Harbor ©
Not to be confused with Winter Harbor, Maine the former name of Biddeford PoolWinter Harbor is a town on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Frenchman Bay Conservancy (in Hancock), Sullivan (The Granite Garden Gallery & Spring Woods Gallery) and Seal Harbor (Naturalist's Notebook & Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point, view the masterpieces at Chapter Two Art Gallery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Whopaints Gallery.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Winter Harbor tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Bar Harbor to Winter Harbor by car takes about an hour. In September in Winter Harbor, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lubec.

Things to do in Winter Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Seal Harbor, Sullivan, Frenchman Bay Conservancy, Chapter Two Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Granite Garden Gallery ©
The Granite Garden Gallery
Whopaints Gallery ©
Whopaints Gallery
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden ©
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden

4
nights
Lubec

Lubec ©
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lubec: Great Wass Island Preserve (in Beals), Reversing Falls Park (in Pembroke) and Roque Bluffs State Park (in Roque Bluffs). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Quoddy Head State Park, visit a coastal fixture at West Quoddy Head Light, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Clutter Shop Antiques and Vintage Desirables, and pause for some photo ops at Lost Fishermen's Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lubec online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Winter Harbor to Lubec takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Lubec can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Lubec

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land, Great Wass Island Preserve, The Bold Coast, Reversing Falls Park, Beals Island
Highlights from your plan
Quoddy Head State Park ©
Quoddy Head State Park
West Quoddy Head Light ©
West Quoddy Head Light
Bog Brook Cove Preserve ©
Bog Brook Cove Preserve

4
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Explore Boothbay Harbor's surroundings by going to Bristol (Pemaquid Point Lighthouse & La Verna Preserve), Swan Island Wildlife Management Area (in Richmond) and South End Dog Park (in Bath). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, head off the coast to Damariscove Island, stop by Dirty Bird Pottery, and identify plant and animal life at Dodge Point Public Reserved Land.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boothbay Harbor attractions website .

Traveling by car from Lubec to Boothbay Harbor takes 4.5 hours. September in Boothbay Harbor sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bristol, Boothbay, Swan Island Wildlife Management Area, South End Dog Park, Dodge Point Public Reserved Land
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

4
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Yarmouth (Beth Condon Pathway & Grist Mill Park), Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and St. Ann's Episcopal Church (in Kennebunkport). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, sample the tasty concoctions at Foundation Brewing Company, immerse yourself in nature at Popham Beach State Park, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Greenbelt Walkway.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September in Portland, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Yarmouth, South Portland, Marginal Way Walkway, Memorial Park, Popham Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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