5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
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Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
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Portland
— 2 nights

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 10th (Mon), stroll through Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail and then walk around Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): trek along Precipice Trail, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip planner.

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Bar Harbor at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail

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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, The Wilson Memorial Chapel
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boat Tours & Water Sports
The Wilson Memorial Chapel ©
The Wilson Memorial Chapel

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light and then learn insider's secrets on The Maine Brew Bus. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, thenget to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Portland travel planner.

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Portland are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
The Maine Brew Bus ©
The Maine Brew Bus
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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