5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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5 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Cape Elizabeth
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Lexington

1
night
Cape Elizabeth

Cape Elizabeth ©
Cape Elizabeth is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. On the 28th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Two Lights State Park, see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, and then walk around Fort Williams Park.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Elizabeth trip planner .

Lexington to Cape Elizabeth is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Lexington in August, things will get slightly colder in Cape Elizabeth: highs are around 79°F and lows about 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cape Elizabeth

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

East Point Sanctuary
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Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Fort Williams Park ©
Fort Williams Park
Two Lights State Park ©
Two Lights State Park

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewery.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland travel route planner.

Portland is just a short distance from Cape Elizabeth. August in Portland sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

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