5 days in Bar Harbor, York Beach & Kennebunk Itinerary

5 days in Bar Harbor, York Beach & Kennebunk Itinerary

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5 days in Bar Harbor, York Beach & Kennebunk Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
York Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
Kennebunk
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Acadia National Park and then hike along Ocean Path.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor day trip planning site .

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Bar Harbor is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to York Beach.

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Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island

1
day
York Beach

York Beach ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): kick back and relax at Short Sands Beach and then kick back and relax at Long Sands Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the York Beach trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Bar Harbor to York Beach with the Route module. When traveling from Bar Harbor in July, plan for a bit warmer days in York Beach, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Kennebunk.

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Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Short Sands Beach ©
Short Sands Beach

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Kennebunk

Kennebunk ©
Kennebunk is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Maine Art Hill, enjoy the sand and surf at Mother's Beach, and then stroll through Parsons Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kennebunk trip builder tool .

Kennebunk is very close to York Beach. Traveling from York Beach in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 58°F in Kennebunk. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Maine Art Hill ©
Maine Art Hill

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