6 days in Boston, Acadia National Park & Camden Itinerary

6 days in Boston, Acadia National Park & Camden Itinerary

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6 days in Boston, Acadia National Park & Camden Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Camden
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Go for a jaunt from Boston to Gloucester to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take a stroll through North End, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip builder app .

Atlanta to Boston is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in September; daily highs in Boston reach 75°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

2
nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Carriage Roads, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, then trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole. On your second day here, hike along Precipice Trail, then hike along Great Head Trail, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, and finally hike along Gorham Mountain Trail.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Acadia National Park trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Boston to Acadia National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in September: high temperatures in Acadia National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, and then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Camden trip planner.

You can drive from Acadia National Park to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Owls Head Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

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