33 days in Maine Itinerary

33 days in Maine Itinerary

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33 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Camden
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Winter Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Lubec
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Millinocket
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Bangor
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Portland

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), St. Ann's Episcopal Church (in Kennebunkport) and Popham Beach State Park (in Phippsburg). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Point Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortunes Rocks Beach.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Portland. In July, daytime highs in Portland are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Scarborough, York, Marginal Way Walkway, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Sandy Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

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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 Dodge Point Public Reserved Land (in Newcastle). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Boothbay Farmers' Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum (in Port Clyde), Colby College Museum of Art (in Waterville) and Mt. Phillip (in Rome). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, go for a walk through Belfast Harborwalk, look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pitcher Pond.

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You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Camden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Boothbay Harbor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Camden, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Belfast, Mt. Phillip, Andre the Seal Statue, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Maine State Prison Store
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

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: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula, and hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor attractions tool .

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Winter Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park

4
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. Explore Winter Harbor's surroundings by going to Frenchman Bay Conservancy (in Hancock), Sullivan (The Granite Garden Gallery, Spring Woods Gallery, & more) and Seal Harbor (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden & Naturalist's Notebook). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point, explore the world behind art at Works of Hand, take in the awesome beauty at Schoodic Mountain, and explore the striking landscape of Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Winter Harbor trip itinerary app .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Winter Harbor in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Winter Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Lubec.

Things to do in Winter Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Lubec

Lubec ©
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Jasper Beach (in Machiasport), Great Wass Island Preserve (in Beals) and Roque Bluffs State Park (in Roque Bluffs). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Quoddy Head State Park, visit a coastal fixture at West Quoddy Head Light, take in the dramatic natural features at The Bold Coast, and kick back and relax at Cobscook Bay.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lubec online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Winter Harbor to Lubec by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lubec can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Millinocket.

Things to do in Lubec

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Maine, Roque Bluffs State Park, Great Wass Island Preserve, Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land
Highlights from your plan
Quoddy Head State Park ©
Quoddy Head State Park
West Quoddy Head Light ©
West Quoddy Head Light
Cobscook Bay ©
Cobscook Bay

2
nights
Millinocket

Millinocket ©
Millinocket is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States.The population was 4,506 at the 2010 census. On the 6th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Katahdin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Lumberman's Museum, then view the masterpieces at Moose Prints Gallery and Gifts, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Millinocket trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Lubec to Millinocket by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Millinocket are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Millinocket

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Lumberman's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Katahdin ©
Mount Katahdin
River Rafting & Tubing
Lumberman's Museum ©
Lumberman's Museum

4
nights
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangor: Borestone Mountain (in Rockwood), Prospect (Fort Knox State Historic Site & Penobscot Narrows Bridge) and Greenville (Moosehead Lake & Lily Bay State Park). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, contemplate the waterfront views at Allagash Wilderness Waterway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Hill Mountain, and relax in the rural setting at J&P's Farm.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangor attractions tool .

Drive from Millinocket to Bangor in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bangor can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenville, Prospect, Borestone Mountain, Blue Hill Mountain, J&P's Farm
Highlights from your plan
Moosehead Lake ©
Moosehead Lake
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
Fort Knox State Historic Site ©
Fort Knox State Historic Site

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