5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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5 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  4​h
1
Phippsburg
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark

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Phippsburg

Phippsburg ©
Phippsburg is a town in Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States, on the west side of the mouth of the Kennebec River. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Popham Beach State Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Phippsburg travel route builder site .

Newark to Phippsburg is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark in July, expect Phippsburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Phippsburg

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park

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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 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip app .

Traveling by car from Phippsburg to Ogunquit takes 1.5 hours. July in Ogunquit sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Long Sands Beach, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Take a break from Bar Harbor with a short trip to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor, about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, stop by The Christmas Vacation Shop, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Ogunquit in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Schoodic Point, Cadillac Mountain, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

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