5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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5 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  5​h
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, and then stroll through Wells Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary builder .

Newark to York is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, York is slightly colder than Newark - with highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in York

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Wells Beach
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

1
night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Boothbay Harbor trip planner .

Traveling by car from York to Boothbay Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 14th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, then don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, then take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor vacation maker app .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Boothbay Harbor in June, expect nights in Bar Harbor to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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