5 days in New England Itinerary

5 days in New England Itinerary

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5 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Dayton
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Newport
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
End: Dayton

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 6th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and then step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip planner .

Dayton to Bar Harbor is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dayton in August, with highs in Bar Harbor at 75°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit trip itinerary builder website .

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. August in Ogunquit sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Strawbery Banke Museum, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 9th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Newport travel route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Newport, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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