4 days in Essex & Bar Harbor Itinerary

4 days in Essex & Bar Harbor Itinerary

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Essex
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Bar Harbor
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Essex

Essex ©
Essex is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Griswold Museum, steep yourself in history at Gillette Castle State Park, and then go for a walk through Main Street Park, Essex Village.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Essex vacation app.

Milwaukee to Essex is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. October in Essex sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Essex

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at Christmas Spirit Shop, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, then take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and finally go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor travel planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Essex to Bar Harbor. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Essex in October; daily highs in Bar Harbor reach 59°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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