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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get lost in a book at Essex Library Association, then admire the majestic nature at Gillette Castle State Park, and then take in the pleasant sights at Main Street Park, Essex Village.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Essex online trip itinerary builder.

Milwaukee to Essex is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to Essex. In September, daytime highs in Essex are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Essex

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

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Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
Essex Library Association ©
Essex Library Association

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co. On the 2nd (Fri), go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, surround yourself with nature on Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, cruise along Park Loop Road, and then don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planning site.

Explore your travel options from Essex to Bar Harbor with the Route module. Traveling from Essex in October, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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