5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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5 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
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 9th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Shore Path and then step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain and then explore and take pictures at Park Loop Road.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip builder .

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach and then stroll through Hampton Beach State Park.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ogunquit travel site .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Bar Harbor in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ogunquit: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hampton Beach State Park, Strawbery Banke Museum
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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