5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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5 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 14th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway and then take in the exciting artwork at Abacus.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit day trip planner .

New York City to Ogunquit is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from New York City in August, Ogunquit is slightly colder at night with lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Abacus ©
Abacus
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, and then walk around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Owls Head Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, and finally wander the streets of High Street Historic District.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Camden trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Camden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Ogunquit in August, plan for little chillier days in Camden, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
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Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

1
night
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Southwest Harbor ©
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Ship Harbor Nature Trail, and then hike along Wonderland Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Southwest Harbor trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Camden to Southwest Harbor in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Outdoors Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Ship Harbor Nature Trail, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Ship Harbor Nature Trail ©
Ship Harbor Nature Trail
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail

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