5 days in Maine's MidCoast & Islands Itinerary

5 days in Maine's MidCoast & Islands Itinerary

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5 days in Maine's MidCoast & Islands Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  9​h
1
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Boothbay
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Birmingham

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, and then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Rockland Breakwater Light, then appreciate the history behind Andre the Seal Statue, and finally make a trip to Curtis Island Light.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rockland sightseeing planning app .

Birmingham to Rockland is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Birmingham in June, you will find days in Rockland are much colder (68°F), and nights are slightly colder (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Boothbay.

Things to do in Rockland

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Camden, Cellardoor Winery, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Andre the Seal Statue
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Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

2
nights
Boothbay

Boothbay ©
Boothbay is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Maine State Aquarium, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and then visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Boothbay online route planner .

Drive from Rockland to Boothbay in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boothbay

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boothbay Harbor, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island