5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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5 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly:  9​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Lexington

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 6th (Sat), step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, then make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip planner .

Lexington to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lexington in July: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F and lows are around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park, contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, and then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway and then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Bar Harbor in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ogunquit: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 58°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Strawbery Banke Museum, Hampton Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park

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