5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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5 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
+3
Fly + bus + foot + shuttle:  7​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
2
Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Owls Head
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
South Portland
— 1 night
End: Norfolk

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Little Village Gifts.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bar Harbor trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Norfolk to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Norfolk in January, expect Bar Harbor to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°F and 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Echo Lake Beach, Indian Point Blagden Preserve, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
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Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Little Village Gifts ©
Little Village Gifts

1
night
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. On the 3rd (Thu), stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Orono Bog Boardwalk, then examine the collection at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at the rock & art shop.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bangor trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Bangor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bangor when traveling from Bar Harbor in January, with lows around 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Owls Head.

Things to do in Bangor

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Orono Bog Boardwalk
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Orono Bog Boardwalk ©
Orono Bog Boardwalk
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
the rock & art shop ©
the rock & art shop

1
night
Owls Head

Owls Head ©
Owls Head is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then see the interesting displays at Maine Lighthouse Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Owls Head travel route planning site .

You can drive from Bangor to Owls Head in 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Owls Head when traveling from Bangor in January, with lows around 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to South Portland.

Things to do in Owls Head

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maine Lighthouse Museum, General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier
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Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse

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night
South Portland

South Portland ©
South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, and then hike along Spring Point Shoreway.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read South Portland online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Owls Head to South Portland takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in South Portland

Historic Sites Wildlife Trails
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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

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