5 days in Maine Itinerary

5 days in Maine Itinerary

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5 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Rochester

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 14th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, then cruise along Park Loop Road, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor journey planner.

Rochester to Bar Harbor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Rochester in July, you will find days in Bar Harbor are a bit cooler (75°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co, then enjoy the sea views from Owls Head Lighthouse, then contemplate the long history of Farnsworth Art Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

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

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Camden are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Farnsworth Art Museum, Owls Head Lighthouse
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company, and then revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Portland day trip site .

Traveling by car from Camden to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Portland sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Old Orchard Beach
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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