4 days in Maine Itinerary

4 days in Maine Itinerary

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4 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then look for gifts at Kittery Trading Post.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Ogunquit trip itinerary builder.

Manchester to Ogunquit is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Ogunquit when traveling from Manchester in August, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kittery Trading Post
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Kittery Trading Post ©
Kittery Trading Post

1
day
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Historic New England Castle Tucker, then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and then enjoy some music at Boothbay Harbor House of Pizza.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ogunquit to Boothbay Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In August in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Castle Tucker
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Opera House at Boothbay Harbor ©
Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
Castle Tucker ©
Castle Tucker

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stop by Christmas Vacation Shop, stop by The Rock & Art Shop, then stop by A Little Mad, then look for gifts at FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars, and finally kick back and relax at Sand Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sand Beach
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The Christmas Vacation Shop ©
The Christmas Vacation Shop
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
A LITTLE MAD ©
A LITTLE MAD

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night
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. On the 7th (Mon), browse the different shops at Bangor Mall, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bangor trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Bangor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bangor

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
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Bangor Mall ©
Bangor Mall
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

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